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Author, photographer to present WKU’s 11th annual Gaines lecture

New York Times bestselling author Beth Macy and nationally recognized photographer Jared Soares will speak at WKU on Wednesday (March 4) for the School of Journalism & Broadcasting’s 11th annual John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series. The talk, titled Outsiders and Underdogs: Telling the Untold Stories of Globalization’s Aftermath, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the […]

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Professor emeritus to receive prestigious literary award

Dr. Robert V. Haynes of Bowling Green, professor emeritus of history at WKU, will receive the prestigious Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award on Saturday (Feb. 28) at the 26th annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration in Natchez, Mississippi. The Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award was established in 1994 by the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration […]

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‘Ideas, Innovation, Invention’ theme of 2nd IdeaFestival Bowling Green

The second annual IdeaFestival®Bowling Green promises to be an outstanding event for those who celebrate ideas. This one-day speaker series, set for March 20 at WKU’s Downing Student Union, features nine presentations split into three 90-minute sessions each with three 20-minute talks, and a keynote session that is also 90 minutes. Each session will end with […]

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42nd annual WKU History Contest March 20

The 42nd annual WKU History Contest will be March 20 in E. A. Diddle Arena. The contest, sponsored by WKU’s History Department, is for high school and junior high school students and will consist of objective and essay exams. Students may enter in one of four areas: junior high American history from colonial exploration through […]

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Veteran’s Resource Fair March 4 at Glasgow’s National Guard Armory

WKU’s Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) will host a Veteran’s Resource Fair on Wednesday (March 4) in Glasgow. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 410 Cavalry Drive in Glasgow. “This is the first resource fair designed to focus on meeting the needs of our military service […]

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20th Annual Regional Bridge Building Championships March 14

The 20th Annual Regional Bridge Building Championships will be held March 14 at the WKU Center for Research & Development’s Commons Area. The object of this contest is to see who can design, construct and test the most efficient bridge within certain given specifications. Model bridges are built with basswood and are intended to be […]

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‘Rock the Audition’ author to visit WKU for masterclass on March 3

Actress, teacher and author Sheri Sanders will be helping WKU Theatre & Dance students and others learn how to “Rock the Audition” during a masterclass Tuesday (March 3). The masterclass will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The masterclass is free and open to […]

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WKU offering first 4-year degree in floodplain management in U.S.

Some of the nation’s top floodplain managers will meet next week at WKU, home of the United States’ first four-year degree in floodplain management. Members of the Certification Board of Regents for the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Certified Floodplain Manager program will be in Bowling Green on March 2-4 for their spring meeting. […]

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Dates, deadlines changed for ‘Celebration of the Arts’ exhibition

Due to recent weather conditions, the Kentucky Museum is moving the dates of the upcoming US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibition to begin a week later opening to the public on March 7. The deadlines have been changed for participating artists as well. Art entries may be dropped off on Feb. 26 from 9 […]

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Planetarium presenting Cabin Fever Marathon on Feb. 19

WKU’s Hardin Planetarium will present a free Cabin Fever Marathon Thursday night (Feb. 19).   The show schedule is: 5 p.m. — Back To The Moon, For Good! 6 p.m. — Two Small Pieces of Glass 7 p.m. — Starry Tales For A Winter Night 8 p.m. – Back To The Moon, For Good!   Each show is suitable for all […]

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‘The Hatmaker’s Wife’ will be presented Feb. 26-March 3

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance spring 2015 Mainstage season continues Feb. 26-March 3 with The Hatmaker’s Wife. This new play by Lauren Yee opened Off Broadway in 2013 and is a hilarious, magical, heart-rending exploration of love and loss that examines our connections to others. Faculty member Carol Jordan is excited about bringing […]

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Focus on WKU postponed; event will be rescheduled

Here’s an important message from WKU Admissions: Due to the threat of severe winter weather in Bowling Green and many parts of Kentucky on Monday (Feb. 16), the Focus on WKU event has been postponed. Prospective students are encouraged to check their email and the WKU Admissions website over the next couple of days for information about […]

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