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Today@WKU: October 13, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for October 13, 2017.

WKU News

  • Robert Reich to visit WKU Oct. 18: Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor for President Bill Clinton and economic adviser to President Barack Obama, will participate in an informal Question & Answer session with students at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 18) in Guillaume Auditorium in Grise Hall on WKU’s main campus. The session precedes Reich’s 7:30 p.m. lecture in Van Meter Hall. Reich’s visit is sponsored by the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series.
  • WKU Admissions hosting events for prospective students & their families: WKU is taking its DiscoverWKU events across the United States this fall. Coming up: Hopkinsville, Oct. 17; Atlanta, Oct. 19; Indianapolis, Oct. 19; Somerset, Oct. 26; Nashville, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. 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/

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More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Friday, Oct. 13

  • 9 a.m.: Special Needs Summit. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Shannon Sales, (270) 745-2419.
  • 11 a.m.: Hall of Distinguished Alumni Luncheon and Induction Ceremony. Sloan Convention Center, 1021 Wilkinson Trace. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-4395.
  • 4 p.m.: Children’s Theatre Series: The Yellow Boat. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $5. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 4:30 p.m.: An Evening at the WKU Farm, WKU Agriculture Homecoming Celebration. WKU Farm, 4660 Nashville Road. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Agriculture, (270) 745-3151.
  • 5 p.m.: Bowling Green Gallery Hop. Kentucky Museum. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.
  • 5 p.m.: Homecoming Parade. From WKU campus to Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-4395.
  • 5 p.m.: Homecoming Concert in the Park, featuring Jordan English. Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-4395.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Soccer vs. Florida Atlantic. WKU Soccer Complex. Contact Athletics Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Big Red’s Roar. Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-4395.
  • 7 p.m.: WKU Basketball Hilltopper Hysteria. Diddle Arena. Contact Tyler Basler, (270) 745-6048.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Student Recital: Ryan Jones, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Sunday, Oct. 15

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Soccer vs. Florida International. WKU Soccer Complex. Contact Athletics Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: 21st Annual Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing, featuring Kentucky Poet Laureate Frederick Smock. Kentucky Library and Museum’s Kentucky Room. Part of Homecoming 2017. Contact Mary Ellen Miller, (270) 745-5721.
  • 2 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium show: Finding Your Way Around the Autumn SkyHardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 3 p.m.: Children’s Theatre Series: The Yellow Boat. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $5. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Choirs Homecoming Concert. Van Meter Hall. Part of Homecoming 2017. Admission is $5; $3 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, Oct. 16

  • 6:30 p.m.: One Love Event, part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Downing Student Union, room 2035. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.

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

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