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 or follow WKU events on Instagram. 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, February 12

Saturday, February 13

Sunday, February 14

  • 9 a.m.: 2016 Kappa Delta Shamrock Shootout. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 2 p.m.: Lone Star Championship Rodeo. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Reserved seats are $19; general admission is $15. Contact Lone Star Rodeo, (270) 269-6000.
  • 3 p.m.: Performance: The Dance Project. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $6. Contact Theatre and Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 6 p.m.: Concert: Delta Omicron Musicale. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, February 15

  • 8 a.m.: Head for The Hill open house event for prospective students. Diddle Arena and other locations. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.

Tuesday, February 16

  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Wind Ensemble’s CBDNA Sendoff. Music Hall, room 103. Admission is $5; $3 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Wednesday, February 17

  • 9 a.m.: Day of Workshops, sponsored by Office of Scholar Development. Honors College/International Center, room 2021. Contact Scholar Development, (270) 745-5043.
  • 7 p.m.: Gender Images Film Series: Pariah. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.

Thursday, February 18

  • 7 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. Old Dominion. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Faraway Places Series: Iceland: Extreme Learning in the Land of Fire and Ice by Jason Polk and Leslie North, WKU Geography and Geology. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Contact WKU Libraries, (270) 745-4502.

Friday, February 19

  • 9 a.m.: Women Leading Conference. Downing Student Union, room 3024. Contact Jerry Daday, (270) 745-3197.
  • 12:30 p.m.: Kentucky Forensic Association State Tournament. Garrett Conference Center. Contact WKU Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • 12:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Austin Peay. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Classic. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Youngstown State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Missouri State. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Classic. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Faraway Flix International Film Series: Autumn Spring. Faculty House. Contact Shaden Melky, (270) 745-5139.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Bernardo Scarambone, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, February 20

  • 8 a.m.: 2016 Physics Olympics. Thompson Complex Central Wing. Contact Richard Gelderman, (270) 745-6203.
  • 8 a.m.: Greek Leadership Symposium. Downing Student Union. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 8 a.m.: Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition. Snell Hall. Contact Engineering, (270) 745-2461.
  • 10 a.m.: Kentucky Forensic Association State Tournament. Garrett Conference Center. Contact WKU Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • Noon: Winter Super Saturdays. WKU campus in Bowling Green and Kentucky Science Center in Louisville. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • Noon: WKU Softball vs. Missouri State. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Classic. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Youngstown State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. Charlotte. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Austin Peay. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Classic. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Sunday, February 21

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Youngstown State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Murray State. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Classic. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 5 p.m.: Recital: Mike Pekel, conducting. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Tuesday, February 23

  • 7 p.m.: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Presentation. Get Healthy: Recovery Is Possible by Jamie Wall. Downing Student Union, room 3005. Contact Betsy Pierce, (270) 745-3159.

Wednesday, February 24

  • 11:30 a.m.: Genderations Lecture Series: Women Street Artists: A Short-Lived Rebellion? by Karin Egloff, Modern Languages; The Othermothers’ of the Negritude Movement by Nubian Sun, Social Work. Faculty House. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Forensics Presentation: As We Make History: A Black History Performance Symposium. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Forensics, (270) 745-6340.

Thursday, February 25

  • 4 p.m.: Social Justice Speakers Series: Disobedience and Rebellion as Transgression: How Black Queer Women Have Changed the Contours of America by Dr. Kaila Adia Story, University of Louisville. Downing Student Union, room 3020. Contact Judy Rohrer, (270) 745-2093.
  • 7 p.m.: Creative Writing Reader Series: Robert Lopez. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact David Bell, (270) 745-4406.
  • 8 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Friday, February 26

  • 2 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Valparaiso. WKU Softball Complex. Part of the Hilltopper Spring Fling. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2016. Kentucky Museum. Contact Donna Parker, (270) 745-6083.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: It’s Time for Two by The Symphony at WKU. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $22; $10 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 10:45 p.m.: Up Til Dawn Finale. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Haley Doose, (270) 745-2459.

Saturday, February 27

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