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Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2017-18 lineup

The 2017-2018 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall. Roxane Gay                 Sept. 19, 2017 Robert Reich                Oct. 18, 2017 Yamato Drummers        Feb. 2, 2018 Paul Alan Cox               Feb. 12, 2018 Daniel Levitin                 March 5, 2018 All of the Cultural Enhancement Series events will take place at […]

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WKU Storm Chase students prepare for annual trip with new SpiritFunder campaign

Eight WKU students will participate this year in Dr. Josh Durkee’s Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course, an innovative learning experience to forecast, analyze, document and study severe convective storms across the Great Plains. In its eighth year, the WKU Storm Chase course will begin May 15. Since the group spends two weeks traveling […]

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WKU to present ‘Evening of Dance’ April 28-May 1

The WKU Dance Company will present Evening of Dance this weekend (April 28-May 1) at the Russell Miller Theatre in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Evening of Dance is the culmination of a year of intense study, training and rehearsal for the WKU Dance Company. This year WKU Dance faculty members Amanda Clark, Meghen […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 28

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct its second quarterly meeting on April 28. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2017/bor_meeting_packet_4-28-17.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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April 21-23 events at WKU

Several events are coming up this weekend (April 21-23) at WKU. Events include Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Quilt Registry, LifeSkills Run for Autism, Kentucky Science Olympiad, WKU Spring Football Game, Cultural Enhancement Series, South Central Kentucky 4-H Horse Camp, WKU Bands concert, WKU Baseball vs. Rice, Topper Orientation Program for Fall […]

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WKU’s 2017 Homecoming set for Oct. 14

Save the date: WKU’s 2017 Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 14. The Hilltoppers will face Charlotte in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Game time has not been set. The 2017 Homecoming theme and other event information will be released later and will be available at alumni.wku.edu/homecoming. More: 2017 Hilltopper Football […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series season concludes April 22 with author David Sedaris

Bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris completes WKU’s 2016-2017 Cultural Enhancement Series season with a presentation at 7:30 p.m. CT April 22 at Van Meter Hall. Admission is free and is open to the campus and the community. Seating is first-come, first-served. Read the full story: Cultural Enhancement Series season concludes with David Sedaris For […]

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WKU hosting 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 11

The WKU Recreation Administration program, with support of local co-sponsor Cabela’s, will host the 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) on Tuesday (April 11) at Downing Student Union, room 3020. The IF4TM features short length films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe, which showcase the passion, lifestyle and culture of […]

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CBS Sunday Morning to air segment on exhibit at WKU

CBS Sunday Morning will air a segment April 9 on Living On A Dollar A Day: The lives and faces of the world’s poor, an interactive photo exhibit by Renée C. Byer that is on display at WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting. A crew from CBS recently interviewed Byer at WKU’s Mass Media and Technology Hall. […]

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WKU students recognized in business plan competitions

WKU students representing the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in WKU’s Gordon Ford College of Business have earned recognition in state and national business plan competitions. Tech Gnar, an undergraduate student team consisting of Owensboro natives Blake Knott, Taylor Wathen and Zachary Wathen, took home the top prize of $10,000 in the Alltech Innovation Competition on […]

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WKU hosting regional event in Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Update: Winners announced in regional competition About 40 teams of high school students will participate in the Zone 2 Regional Competition of the inaugural Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge April 11 at WKU’s Center for Research and Development. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton will attend the competition to welcome students and present awards to the winners. The […]

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More than 160 authors, illustrators to attend 2017 SOKY Book Fest April 21-22

More than 160 authors and illustrators are expected to be in attendance for the Southern Kentucky Book Fest weekend of April 21-22, including New York Times bestselling authors Tim Crothers, David Grann and R.L. Stine, well-known for his Goosebumps series. Held at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green, SOKY Book Fest weekend is full […]

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