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Today@WKU: October 3, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for October 3 2017.

WKU News

  • WKU selects Kenya for 2020-2021 International Year Of … program: Together with a committee of WKU faculty, the Office of International Programs (OIP) has selected Kenya as the target country for the 2020-2021 International Year of… (IYO) program following a spring 2017 call for proposals.
  • Members of the WKU Forensics Team competed at Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

    WKU Forensics Team competes in tournaments in Wisconsin: The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to take part in two tournaments — the first two of the Mid-America Forensic League — hosted on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

  • WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 25-30, 2017: Check out the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.
  • WKU Admissions hosting events for prospective students & their families: WKU is taking its DiscoverWKU events across the United States this fall. Coming up: Jasper, Indiana, Oct. 3; Charlotte, Oct. 5; Bowling Green, Oct. 10; Los Angeles, Oct. 12. Register online at http://www.wku.edu/discoverwku/
  • WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU’s Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/

Follow WKU News: Subscribe to our daily email newsletter; follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WKUNews.

WKU Sports

  • Volleyball: Engle, Lucas Collect Conference USA Honors for Third & Fifth Straight Weeks: As WKU Volleyball extended its winning streak to 13 matches and tied the Conference USA record for consecutive contests won against league opponents, the league office has again recognized Jessica Lucas and Sydney Engle for their performances. The awards mark the third-consecutive week that Engle has earned Defensive Player of the Week while Lucas has won the Setter of the Week honor five straight weeks now.

More: For updates on WKU Athletics, follow @WKUSports on Twitter or WKU Athletics on Facebook.

WKU in the News

  • Tops emerge from bye week facing winless UTEP team: WKU is refueled, refreshed and rehabilitated. Texas El Paso is reeling. The two programs meet at 7 p.m. CDT Saturday in a matchup of teams seemingly going different directions: The Hilltoppers (2-2, 0-1 Conference USA) are coming off a come-from-behind win at home and a bye week, the Miners (0-5, 0-1 Conference USA) have been outscored 226-72 in five straight losses and are 7-18 in there last 25.

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Wednesday, Oct. 4

  • 8:30 a.m.: Fall Break Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through Oct. 6. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.

Thursday, Oct. 5

  • WKU Fall Break. No classes. Offices open. Residence halls open.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Fall Break Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through Oct. 6. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 6:30 p.m. (ET): DiscoverWKU Charlotte. Charlotte Marriott SouthPark, 2200 Rexford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium show: Finding Your Way Around the Autumn SkyHardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.

Friday, Oct. 6

  • WKU Fall Break. No classes. Offices open. Residence halls open.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Fall Break Camp. Kentucky Museum. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Volleyball vs. Southern Miss. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletics Communications, (270) 745-4298.

Saturday, Oct. 7

For upcoming events: Visit the What’s Happening at WKU page, Events@WKU page or WKU’s online events calendar

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