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Dr. Dochul Choi, Senior VP of Samung Electronics, gave a talk titled "Korean Culture and Language" to WKU Engineering students on April 7.

A student and instructor visit the "Korea Through Kentucky Eyes" exhibit in the KY Museum, curated by the FLK 470 Museum Procedures course.

Nearly 70 students came out for Dr. Tim Rich's talk in February titled North Korea: Fact, Fiction, and Propaganda. In case you missed it, click the image to see a video recording of his talk!

At "K-Poppers for Hilltoppers," Sherri Ter Molen spoke with students about the significance of the Hallyu and the influx of Korean culture into America.

As part of the International Year of South Korea, Cindy Jones leads her Textile Design class through the embroidery of Korean-inspired motifs.



International Year Of ... in the News


International Year of South Korea

April 24 - Kentucky Museum Newsletter 

April 24 - Korean Drumming Workshop at WKU (Bowling Green Daily News)

April 20 - WKU Regional Review

April 17 - April 23 WKU Week in Photos 

April 10 - April 17 WKU Week in Photos 

April 10 - Samsung senior vice president speaks on Korean language (WKU Herald)

March 27 - Featured watercolor artist to visit, teach class (WKU Herald)

March 8 - Korean Pop Culture Experience in Spotlight at WKU March 22-23 (WKU News Press Release)

March 3 - International Year of South Korea (View from the Hill)

Feb. 27 - Mar. 4, 2017 WKU Week in Photos 

January 26 - New gallery exhibit featured in FAC (WKU Herald)

Fall 2016 - IYO South Korea feature by Tim Rich (Potter College Arts and Letters)

November 1 - WKU to Observe Veterans Day with Ceremony on Nov 11 (WKU  News Press Release)

September 13 - South Korean Film Festival begins Sept. 19 (WKU News Press Release)

August 23 - WKU launching International Year of South Korea (WKU News Press Release)

August 22 - IYO to bring South Korea to campus (WKU Herald)

Aug. 21-28, 2016 WKU Week in Photos 

August 15 - WKU preparing for fall 2016 semester; classes begin August 22 (WKU News Press Release)

April 20 - WKU preparing for 2016-17 International Year of South Korea (WKU News Press Release)

March 14 - Students compete for IYO South Korea logo design (WKU Herald)

May 5 - WKU selects Cuba for 2018-19 International Year Of... Program (WKU News Press Release)


International Year of South Africa

Feb. 29- March 4, 2016 WKU Week in Photos

February 11 - South African embassy official speaks at Grise (WKU Herald)

February 11 - Famous choral group brings colors of South Africa to WKU (BG Daily News)

Feb. 8-12, 2016 WKU Week in Photos 

November 20 - International Year of South Africa (View from the Hill)

November 19 - Chicago professor speaks to WKU students (BG Daily News)

November 18 - African Student Union giving African cultural experience (WKU Herald)

Nov 16-21, 2015 Week in Photos

November 11 - Students host South African luncheon (WKU Herald)

November 10 - Student, faculty give back after South Africa trip (WKU Herald)

Oct 26-30, 2015 Week in Photos

Oct 12-17, 2015 Week in Photos

September 28 - Gender & Women's Studies Program to host film series (WKU Herald)

September 10 - KY Museum Celebrates Art, Food (BG Daily News)

Sept 8-12, 2015 Week in Photos 

September 7 - KY Museum showcases life of Nelson Mandela (WKU Herald)

September 2 - Cultural Enhancement Series kicks off next Saturday (WKU Herald)

September 1 - WKU Launches International Year of South Africa (WKU News Press Release)

August 25 - 'International Year Of' to focus on South Africa (WKU Herald)

August 11 - WKU Faculty Members Complete Program in South Africa (WKU News Press Release)

August 10 - WKU Preparing for Fall 2015 Semester; Classes Begin Aug. 24 (WKU News Press Release)

Fall 2015 Issue - From South America to South Africa (Potter College Arts and Letters)

Spring/Summer 2015 Issue - ZSEIFS South Africa (CEBS Magazine)


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