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WKU to host ‘Kentucky Strings’ bluegrass festival on April 16

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Folklife Program will present Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass Music & Beyond on April 16 at Downing Student Union South Lawn. The outdoor concert series will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and feature various bluegrass bands performing throughout the day. The event is free for the campus and community. Bring your […]

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ACLU of Kentucky presenting exhibit, other events at WKU

ACLU of Kentucky: Moving Justice Forward for 60 Years, an exhibit marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky, will be presented March 29-May 1 at WKU’s Mass Media and Technology Hall Gallery. The exhibit explores the ACLU of Kentucky’s history through the stories of members, clients, and […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present ‘Invisible Universe’ April 7-May 14

Invisible Universe! Viewing Our Cosmos in a Different Light will be presented April 7-May 14 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. About the show: We are simply bystanders in our vast universe, learning about the cosmos by analyzing the light that shines […]

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2015 Faculty Awards Reception April 23

The 2015 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 23 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service and Student Advisement. The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for recognition this year. They are also […]

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OSHA training courses begin in April at WKU Owensboro

OSHA safety courses will begin in April in Owensboro thanks to a partnership between WKU and EKU. Eastern Kentucky University houses the only OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Kentucky and is only one of 27 centers in the United States. With WKU’s Division of Extended Learning and Outreach and EKU’s OSHA Training Institute Education […]

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Disability studies scholar to present lecture April 2 at WKU

Dr. Alison Kafer, Associate Professor and Chair of Feminist Studies at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, will present Crip Futures, Future Coalitions: Disability & Social Justice on April 2 at WKU. Her presentation is the final event in the WKU Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility’s spring 2015 Social Justice Speaker Series, focusing on the […]

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WKU to announce Iceland partnership on March 23

WKU is extending its international reach to the Arctic and will announce its latest partnership with a live news conference from Iceland on Monday (March 23). WKU President Gary Ransdell and other WKU faculty will sign an agreement with the University of Akureyri (UNAK) and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) during a live teleconference […]

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WKU to celebrate student research during REACH Week

WKU will celebrate student research and creativity March 23-28 during REACH (Research Experiences and Creative Heights) Week. The week’s events include a kickoff reception, showcases of scholarly activity by colleges and other campus programs, lectures and the 45th annual Student Research Conference. (The complete schedule of 2015 REACH Week activities is online at REACH […]

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WKU Board of Regents to hold committee meetings March 27

The WKU Board of Regents will hold quarterly committee meetings on March 27 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. with the Student Affairs Committee, followed by the Finance and Budget, Academic Affairs and Executive committees. The agenda for the meetings is available at Contact: […]

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WKU to host 6th annual CGA student golf tourney April 11

WKU’s Play Golf America University (PGAU) Program will host the 6th Annual Collegiate Golf Alliance Student Qualifier on April 11 at the Bowling Green Country Club. The two-person scramble is open to all college students. The winning WKU team will receive a free trip to the CGA’s National Collegiate Golf Championship July 7-9 in Las […]

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WKU to participate in Transfer Madness online fair March 26

College students who are interested in transferring college credits or associate degrees to WKU can connect with student services to get questions answered during the upcoming online Transfer Madness fair. Transfer Madness online college fair, for anyone interested in transferring to WKU, will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT Thursday (March 26) […]

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WKU to host 2015 Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium on March 28

WKU Study Away will host the Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium on March 28 at the Knicely Conference Center on WKU’s South Campus. Students and faculty from Kentucky postsecondary institutions who have engaged in academic activity outside their campus will present informative sessions regarding their experiences studying abroad or away. “The Symposium will provide insight from others who have […]

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