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Friday, February 28th, 2020

Friday, February 28th
All Day

Renew Your Housing | Phase 1

  • Location: Housing Portal
  • Time: All Day

If you are a current resident planning to live on campus for the 2020-2021 academic year, you need to renew your housing through the online Housing Portal. Phase 1 is February 24-March 6.

During Phase 1 you can choose to stay in the same room, add a roommate, and update your housing application.

Learn More & Renew

 
Reminder: all full-time undergraduate students are required to live on campus for two years. Some exemptions apply. 
 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Grand Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Gazing Deeply: The Art and Science of Mammoth Cave

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Gazing Deeply showcases how WKU’s backyard—the unique landscape of Mammoth Cave—is being studied, interpreted, and inspiring action on environmental change.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Courtyard
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Museum Front Lawn
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

All Day

Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

8:00am - 3:00pm

FBLA Region 2 Leadership Conference

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

Approximately 600 high school students, advisers and guests will visit WKU for the Region 2 Future Business Leaders of America Leadership Conference. Students will compete in various business related performance events and online tests to qualify for the State FBLA Conference later this year.

Conference schedule highlights

  • Registration: 8-8:45 a.m. at Downing Student Union Lobby
  • Opening General Assembly: 8:45 a.m. at DSU Auditorium
  • Competitive Events: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at locations in DSU, Gary Ransdell Hall and Grise Hall
  • Voting Delegate Assembly: Noon at DSU Auditorium
  • Talent Show: 1 p.m. at DSU Auditorium
  • Awards Assembly/Closing General Session: 2 p.m. at DSU Auditorium
10:00am - 2:00pm

First to Climb Celebration

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Are you the first in your family to attend college or know a student who is? Are you an advocate for students who are first in their family to attend college? Are you committed to the success of students who are first in their family to attend college? Then join TRIO Program as we assist WKU in a celebration of first generation college students, faculty and staff on the Hill.

Stop by the Downing Student Union between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday to celebrate with students, faculty, and staff who are a community of  “First to Climb” and “I Am First.”

Pick up a sticker for your laptop and a poster for your wall and join WKU’s first generation community in celebrating being first to climb.

1:00pm - 6:00pm

37th Annual Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeology Conference

  • Location: South Union and Cherry Hall 20-36
  • Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
1:00-4:00 pm
Archaeology at South Union Field Trip 
Meet at South Union in Auburn, KY
$4 registration fee
 
4:30-6:30 pm
Anthropology Lab and Kentucky Archaeological Survey Open House
Tour our facilities and watch the new "Creelsboro" video
Cherry Hall, Rooms 20-36
 
3:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Softball vs. IUPUI

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Part of the WKU Hilltopper Spring Fling

Event schedule

5:30pm - 7:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Illinois State

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Part of the WKU Hilltopper Spring Fling

Event schedule

6:00pm - 12:00pm

Midnight on the Hill

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 6:00pm - 12:00pm

Midnight on the Hill fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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6:00pm - 8:00pm

US Bank 2020 Celebration of the Arts Opening Reception

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Kentucky Museum to celebrate the opening of the 2020 Celebration of the Arts. Remarks and award ceremony begin at 7pm.

7:30pm

The Symphony

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

$12 general admission. $6 students and faculty, Tickets available at the door

All Day

Kentucky Honors Roundtable at U of L

  • Location: University of Louisville
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Honors Roundtable, hosted by U of L, will take place on these dates.

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