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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

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.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Libraries Podcast

During the spring and fall terms, the WKU Libraries organize and co-organize with and without sponsors a number of literary and community events such as Far Away Places and Kentucky Live! talk series, Southern Kentucky Book Fest and its affiliated programs like the Kentucky Writers Conference, as well as events that happen in the Helm Library and its Java City. Many of the events have been recorded and podcast so that everyone can revisit the events even if they missed the actual ones. You are welcome to sync to our podcast audios and listen to them on the go.

Use the links from the menu on the left to go to the diverse podcast we provide here.

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What's New

Paul E. FallonArchitecture by Moonlight: Rebuilding Haiti, Redrafting A Life New

Paul E. Fallon, an architect from Massachusetts who specializes in healthcare design, gave a presentation on his architectural design experience in Haiti to an audience mostly of WKU students at Barnes & Noble on February 19, 2015.

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Mary Ellen MillerEvery Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader

Mary Ellen Miller, an English professor of WKU, talked about the life and literary talent of her late husband, Jim Wayne Miller, a renowned writer and pioneer of Appalachian Studies and a distinguished and revered teacher that she and Morris Allen Grubbs have written about in the book Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader. The event took place in the Kentucky Museum on the evening of February 12, 2015.

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David ZurickLand of Pure Vision The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya

David Zurick, Foundation Professor of Geography at EKU, was featured in our Far Away Places speaker series on November 20, 2014 at Barnes and Noble Booksellers. He talked about his trips to photograph Himalaya and Tibet as well as his book and film project.

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