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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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Kentucky Folklife Program - Staff

Lilli Tichinin




Lilli Tichinin

Graduate Assistant, Kentucky Folklife Program




Lilli graduated from University of Oregon in 2009 with a BA in Anthropology and a Certificate in Folklore. During her time as an undergraduate at UO she co-taught a Folklore and Anthropology Freshman Interest Group.

After graduating she interned at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage where she worked on the 2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Program, México. She returned to University of Oregon as the Outreach Coordinator for First-Year Programs from 2010-2012.

She is currently a graduate student at Western Kentucky University where she is pursuing a Masters Degree in Folk Studies. 

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