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Today@WKU: November 13, 2017

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

WKU News

  • View from the Hill – From poverty to the Olympics, WKU Athlete excels in the classroom too: A WKU senior who competed in last summer’s Olympics in Rio is making just as big of an impression in the classroom as he does on the track. Amy Bingham explains talks to the athlete about his drive to succeed in this View from the Hill.
  • ‘Give Red, Give Life’: WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive Begins Today: The WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive competition will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today-Wednesday (Nov. 13-15) at WKU’s Preston Health and Activities Center. The winner will be announced Friday night (Nov. 17) during the WKU-MTSU football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
  • 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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WKU in the News

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Monday, Nov. 13

  • 10 a.m.: WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Laura Johnson, (270) 745-2459.
  • 6 p.m.: Diplomacy on the Hill Panel Discussion: The Legacy of Dayton in Bosnia-Herzegovina with Ambassador Chris Hill and WKU faculty members Roger Murphy, Soleiman Kiasatpour, Marko Dumančić and Jerry Daday. Gary A. Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Michael McClellan, (270) 745-7002.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Steel Band. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Wednesday, Nov. 15

  • 10 a.m.: WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Laura Johnson, (270) 745-2459.
  • 4 p.m.: Campus Celebration of WKU Philanthropy. Augenstein Alumni Center. Contact Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement, (270) 745-6208.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Gender Images Film Series: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
  • 7 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. Kentucky Wesleyan. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.

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

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