What’s Happening at WKU

Here’s a list of upcoming WKU events. All times are Central. For more events, visit WKU’s online calendar or the Current Students page. For more WKU News, follow us on Twitter @wkunews, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews or subscribe to our newsfeed at www.wku.edu/news

Upcoming event announcements

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Ongoing/continuing events

Friday, March 27

  • 8 a.m.: Academic Transitions Program. Downing Student Union. Contact Geneva Taylor, (270) 745-4242.
  • 9 a.m.: Board of Regents committee meetings. Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.
  • 9 a.m.: 2015 National Geographic State Bee. Knicely Conference Center, WKU South Campus. Contact Amy Nemon, (270) 774-1502.
  • 4 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. UAB. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 5 p.m.: Up Til Dawn Finale. Diddle Arena, room 1811. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 8 p.m.: Mainstage Production: The Marriage of Figaro. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are $18; $15 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Saturday, March 28

Sunday, March 29

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. UAB. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: Mainstage Production: The Marriage of Figaro. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are $18; $15 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Monday, March 30

Tuesday, March 31

  • 3:30 p.m.: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Centennial Mall. (Rescheduled from March 17.) Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.
  • 7 p.m.: 2015 Boyd-Lubker Visiting Scholars Program: Leadership in the 21st Century: Trends and Theories by Dr. Peter G. Northouse, Professor Emeritus at Western Michigan University’s School of Communication. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, (270) 745-4662.
  • 7 p.m.: WKU Zombie Walk. Centennial Mall. Contact Blair Jensen, (270) 745-5863.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Wind Ensemble. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Wednesday, April 1

  • 6 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Tennessee State. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Thursday, April 2

Friday, April 3

  • 4 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Florida Atlantic, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Guest artist: Melody Ng, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, April 4

Monday, April 6

  • 8 a.m.: Science Curiosity Camp: Atoms and Rays. Hardin Planetarium. Through April 10. Contact Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Spring Break Clay Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through April 10. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Mark and Sarah Berry, percussion/cello. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: Fool for Love. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Tickets are $5. Contact Julie Pride, (270) 779-2560.

Tuesday, April 7

Wednesday, April 8

  • 8 a.m.: Science Curiosity Camp: Atoms and Rays. Hardin Planetarium. Through April 10. Contact Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Spring Break Clay Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through April 10. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 4 p.m.: Thoughts on Pop: The Semiotics of Lingerie Advertising or Why Does that Model Look Like a Zombie? by Dr. Helen Sterk and The Language of Fashion: Communication, Concept, and the Runway Performance by Jarred Johnson. Faculty House. Contact Tony Harkins, (270) 745-3149.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Guest artist: Jennifer Howell, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Thursday, April 9

  • 8 a.m.: Science Curiosity Camp: Atoms and Rays. Hardin Planetarium. Through April 10. Contact Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Spring Break Clay Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through April 10. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 3:30 p.m.: Presentation: Witness to Innocence Tour featuring Death Row Exoneree Sabrina Butler Porter. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Amber Duke, (502) 581-9746.
  • 7 p.m.: Kentucky Live Series: Fruit of the Loom: Building an Iconic Brand in South Central Kentucky by Scott Greene. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Contact WKU Libraries, (270) 745-6125.
  • 7 p.m.: Baker Arboretum Distinguished Lecture: Rock Gardens: A Dramatic Component of the Garden by Panayoti Kelaidis, Denver Botanic Gardens. Knicely Conference Center Auditorium, WKU South Campus. Contact Peggy McKillip, (270) 799-7669.

Friday, April 10

  • 8 a.m.: Science Curiosity Camp: Atoms and Rays. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Spring Break Clay Camp. Kentucky Museum. Through April 10. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Genderations Lecture Series: Kindred Spirits: Alice and Rebecca Walker on Truth, Truth-Telling and a Black Feminist Status Quo by Cheryl Hopson. Faculty House. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Southern Miss. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Interfaith Workshop on Earth Care. Mass Media and Technology Hall. (Rescheduled from Feb. 20.) Contact Bella Mukonyora, (270) 745-5754.

Saturday, April 11

  • 8 a.m.: Interfaith Workshop on Earth Care. The Presbyterian Church, 1003 State St. (Rescheduled from Feb. 21.) Contact Bella Mukonyora, (270) 745-5754.
  • 8 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Ranch Horse Show. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Jed Lawrence (606) 636-4122.
  • 8 a.m.: 6th Annual Collegiate Golf Alliance Student Qualifier. Bowling Green Country Club. Contact Quentin Crowe, (502) 417-5911.
  • 9 a.m.: Guest artist masterclass: Robert Dick. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 1 p.m.: Guest artist recital: Robert Dick. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Southern Miss, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Southern Miss. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 5 p.m.: Student recital: Taylor Dant and Abigail White. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Jazz Bands with guest trumpet soloist Vince Dimartino. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

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