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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

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"To Be a poor man is hard,
But to be a poor race in a land
of dollars is the very bottom of hardship"

                      -W.E.B Du Bois


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Schedule of Events

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September Events

Sept.16th: Lunch and Learn
"Mike Brown and Black Men"
Join with faculty, staff, and other students in a deep and critical dialogue with an outcome of creating a sustained, inclusive, and transformative campus community.
DSU 1pm-2:30 pm

Sept. 30th Cultural Enhancement Series:
Jazz Orchestra featuring:
Wynton Marsalis
7:30pm Van Meter

October Events

Oct. 22nd: Natalie Allen
Sustainable Clothing
5pm in MMTH with roundtable
discussion at 3:30pm MMTH

29th Bakari Kitwana
Hip Hop Generation & Activism
DSU Auditorium 6:30pm
Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board
African American Studies
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Pop Culture Studies

November Events


December Events

December 3rd: Kwanzaa Celebration in the Kentucky Museum

January Events

Study Abroad in Trinidad
January 2th– January 13th







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