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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

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



Women’s Studies, from the early formation of WIT, has been student-centered. The largest project undertaken occurred in 2001, when the Program raised funds for At Home:  A Kentucky Project with Judy Chicago and Donald Woodman, a semester-long collaborative project of the Women’s Studies Program, Art Department, and Folk Studies & home house

The 25 participants of At Home transformed an entire house into an art installation exploring the idea of “home.”

Catron Peterson and Judy Chicago with heads together drawing on the wall in the sibling rivalry bedroom Individual rooms covered such issues as aging parents, abuse, sibling rivalry, prejudice, marital conflict and compromise, eating issues, and rape. Some of the students were photojournalism majors, and they created a photo-documentary of the project.

working on house working on quilt for house


displaying pictures of the At Home project

Another long-term result is the model created by art professor John Oakes and local artist Andee Rudloff, which continues to tour.


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 Last Modified 9/24/14