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REACH Week Schedule

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Celebrate Student Research and Creative Activities!

REACH Week is dedicated to students who have engaged in research, creative endeavors, and other scholarly activities at WKU. The spring semester event is scheduled for March 17 – 22, 2014. Events include a public address by a keynote speaker, showcases of scholarly activity by colleges and other campus programs, and a student conference.

2014 Schedule of Events

Monday, March 17, 2014
Dr. Michio Kaku, REACH Week Speaker

Sponsored in conjunction with the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series and Gatton Academy for Math & Science

Location: Van Meter Hall, WKU

Time: 7:30 pm

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Public Scholar Network Inaugural Meeting

Location: Faculty House

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

This meeting is open to all faculty, staff, and students who are engaged in public scholarship at WKU, as well as developing a stronger awareness of the public scholarship efforts being done at the university. Topics such as networking, collaboration, and curricular development, among others, will be discussed at the meeting.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Showcase

Location: Gary Ransdell Hall – 1074 (Large Auditorium)

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Gordon Ford College of Business Showcase

Location: Grise Hall – 2nd/4th Floor

Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

College of Health and Human Services Showcase

Location: Academic Complex – 2nd Floor Main Hallway

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ogden College of Science and Engineering Ogden College

Will host a "Sinkhole Symposium," featuring short, stimulating presentations from both faculty and students about the origin and aftermath of the National Corvette Museum sinkhole that occurred February 12th. Please join us for this exciting and informative session.

Location: Snell Hall – 2113

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science Showcase

Location: Florence Schneider Hall – 4th Floor

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, March 21, 2014

Panel Discussion --Taking It To The Streets:

The WKU Hill House Graduate Assistantship Program Four interdisciplinary Western Kentucky University graduate students live in a house on the corner of East 11th and High Streets, in a historic Bowling Green neighborhood not far from WKU. The Hill House in the last five years has become a cornerstone for community-based research, community development, and revitalization. Come hear about their unique experiences, research, and community projects when Jessica, Jasmine, Kristina, and Uso host a panel discussion.

Location: The Hill House, located at 741 East 11th and High Streets. For more information contact the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships at 270-782-0082.

Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am 

Office of Research/Honors College

Reception Honoring students and faculty engaged in research and creative activities

Location: Choral Room in the Music Hall

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Informal Roundtable Discussion with Dr. John Shea

Location: Choral Room in the Music Hall

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 22, 2014

44th Annual WKU Student Research Conference

Location: Gary Ransdell Hall

Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm


Reach Week

 geology students

students playing clarinets

Biotech student

Students in suits

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