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Gameday information for WKU vs. Marshall on Nov. 27

WKU (9-2, 7-0 C-USA) hosts Marshall (9-2, 6-1 C-USA) in a Black Friday showdown for the Conference USA East Division title at 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Friday’s game is a BLACK OUT as WKU fans are encouraged to wear black. Fans also are encouraged to arrive early for Senior Day […]

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WKU graduate to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Tune in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (Nov. 26) to hear WKU graduate Ruby Lewis sing the title track from the upcoming Cirque Du Soleil show Paramour, which will debut on Broadway in April 2016. Lewis, a native of Shelbyville, and her cast mates will be riding the Dreamseeker float which will […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present winter show Nov. 29-Jan. 3

Celebrations for a Long Winter’s Night will be presented Nov. 29-Jan. 3 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and suitable for all ages. The planetarium will be closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. About the show: The long cold winter […]

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Jazz pianist Beegie Adair to present concert Jan. 29 at WKU

WKU graduate and internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Beegie Adair will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Van Meter Hall. She will be joined by her jazz trio and fellow WKU alumnus/pianist Mike Longo. Tickets for An Evening of Jazz Piano with the Beegie Adair Trio featuring Mike Longo are $25 ($10 for […]

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WKU Dance Company to present ‘Holiday Extravaganza’

A Holiday Extravaganza featuring a jazzy contemporary version of Sleeping Beauty with music by Tchaikovsky will close the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance 2015 Mainstage season on Nov. 20-22. The WKU Dancers will bring enchantment to the stage as they tell the classic tale of Princess Aurora and her Prince. “It’s a great way […]

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WKU ALIVE Center hosting Campus & Community Network meeting Nov. 12

In an effort to identify and support common goals among campus professionals and community leaders, the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships (ALIVE CCP) will host a Campus & Community Network meeting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12) at the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. The Campus & Community Network is designed to serve […]

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WKU honors 28 at Lexington Area Scholars Luncheon

WKU honored 28 students from high schools in the Lexington area for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students invited to the luncheon has an average ACT composite score of 29 and grade-point average of 3.86 and included six Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and three National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were recognized Nov. 5 […]

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View from the Hill – Homecoming Float Preps

Homecoming has everyone fired up on the Hill but perhaps no one is more excited than the greek community.  Amy Bingham gives a behind the scenes look at float preparations in  this week’s View from the Hill. More: Homecoming preview; Homecoming website; Homecoming gameday information

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Collaborative performance event to be presented Nov. 20-21 at Kentucky Museum

Imagine combining a museum exhibit with dance, music, visual art and poetry into a live performance event. Imagine you, the audience, unleashing your curiosity: looking, listening, touching, talking and moving within the performance space. You choose how to experience it. The rules have changed. Residual Unseen: Reverence for Lost Voices/The Kentucky Museum Collaborative Performance Project […]

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Homecoming gameday information for WKU vs. FAU

It’s Homecoming on the Hill as WKU hosts Florida Atlantic at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Under the Big Top is the theme Homecoming 2015. Homecoming Day will feature numerous reunions of organizations, Greek groups, athletic teams, academic programs and more. (More: Welcome home Hilltoppers!) The 2015 Homecoming queen will […]

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WKU to celebrate International Education Week

WKU will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 16-20 with a series of events highlighting the benefits of international education and exchange. Founded in 2000 as a joint initiative by the U.S. Departments of State and Education, International Education Week’s purpose is to recognize and celebrate the value of international education worldwide. At WKU, the objective is […]

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WKU to celebrate National Distance Learning Week

Webinars, statewide conference among Nov. 9-13 events Nov. 9-13 is National Distance Learning Week, and WKU will observe the week by hosting a statewide conference and a variety of webinars. Distance Learning at WKU will offer free 30-minute webinars throughout the week on subjects including online article presentations, green screen presentations and testing in an […]

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