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

Thursday, March 5

  • 7 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Charlotte. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • CANCELED: Concert: WKU Bands. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Friday, March 6

  • High School Basketball: Fourth Region Boys’ Tournament. First-round games at 5:30, 7:15 and 9 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • CANCELED: Middle School Honors Band Clinic. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • RESCHEDULED: WKU Baseball vs. Ohio State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • CANCELED: Reception and Awards Ceremony for US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit. Kentucky Museum. Exhibit opens to public on March 7. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.

Saturday, March 7

  • High School Basketball: Fourth Region Girls’ Tournament. Semifinal games at 5:30 and 7:15 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • High School Basketball: Fourth Region Boys’ Tournament. First-round game at 9 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • CANCELED: 15th annual Kentucky Bluegrass LEGO Robotics Competition. Drakes Creek Middle School. (Rescheduled from Feb. 28.) Contact John Inman, (270) 745-3048
  • 10 a.m.: Mixed Media Workshop. Kentucky Museum. Registration required. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • Noon: Residence halls close for spring break; Barnes-Campbell, Bemis Lawrence, Northeast halls remain open. Contact Housing, (270) 745-4359.
  • 1 p.m.: Southern Kentucky Team Penning. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Dana Raye, (270) 287-1007.
  • RESCHEDULED: WKU Baseball vs. Ohio State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Old Dominion. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Unite for a Night benefit concert featuring Ellie Holcomb and Jordan Minton. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are $15; proceeds benefit HOTEL INC. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 744-2497.

Sunday, March 8

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Ohio State, doubleheader. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Louisiana Tech, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: High School Basketball: Fourth Region Girls’ Tournament championship game. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Monday, March 9

  • WKU Spring Break. No classes. Offices open.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Louisiana Tech. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Tuesday, March 10

  • WKU Spring Break. No classes. Offices open.

Wednesday, March 11

Thursday, March 12

Friday, March 13

Saturday, March 14

Sunday, March 15

Monday, March 16

  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: Ruben String Quartet. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Tuesday, March 17

  • 8 a.m.: Academic Transitions Program. Downing Student Union. Contact Geneva Taylor, (270) 745-4242.
  • 10 a.m.: The Clothesline Project. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Downing Student Union lawn. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.
  • 3:30 p.m.: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Centennial Mall. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.
  • 4 p.m.: Presentation: Indigenous Women in Ecuador and SUMAC KAWSAY: The Philosophy of Good Living by Professor Luz Maria de la Torre. Part of the International Year of Ecuador. Gary Ransdell Hall, room 1074. Contact Addie Cheney, (270) 745-3036.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Lipscomb. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Presentation: Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.

Wednesday, March 18

Thursday, March 19

  • 3:45 p.m.: University Senate meeting. Faculty House. Contact Academic Affairs, (270) 745-2296.
  • 4 p.m.: Social Justice Speaker Series: Paying Attention, Digital Media & Community-based Critical GIS by Dr. Matthew W. Wilson, University of Kentucky. Downing Student Union, room 3020. Contact Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility, (270) 745-3218.
  • 6 p.m.: Creative Writing Reading Series: Richard Hoffman. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact English, (270) 745-3043.
  • 7 p.m.: Kentucky Live Series: Still Running: The Autobiography of Kentucky’s Nate Northington, The First African American Football Player in the Southeastern Conference by Nate Northington. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Contact WKU Libraries, (270) 745-6125.

Friday, March 20

Saturday, March 21

Other WKU events

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