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Friday, February 18th, 2022
Friday, February 18th
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In politics, the old adage “having a seat at the table” is often used to refer to those in positions of power, influence and policy making. This poster exhibit highlights a few of the women who have held political office and had “a seat at the table” in decision making for the Commonwealth.

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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.

FGP assists students as they negotiate the often difficult affective and academic shifts between high school and college. Learn more about the program in this exhibit, presented by the Kelly M. Burch Institute for Transformative Practices in Higher Education, Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing, the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the WKU Center for Literacy, and the Kentucky Museum.

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Gazing Deeply showcases how WKU’s backyard—the unique landscape of Mammoth Cave—is being studied, interpreted, and inspiring action on environmental change. Coinciding with the UNESCO Conservation of Fragile Karst Resources: A Workshop on Sustainability and Community and Earth Day’s 50th anniversary in 2020, this exhibition is a collaborative effort between arts and science faculty and students that highlights one of the most well-known and vital natural landscapes in the world. 

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This exhibit traces the history of Kentucky women in politics and political activism, featuring artifacts from the Rather-Westerman Collection and the America United/Divided project. 

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  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

History suggests that as “big business” started to take hold in the late 1800s, women became more involved in business and working outside the home. However, few women owned companies. Those that did were in industries centered on women, such as home goods, apparel, or personal care.

Today, women own only 40% of businesses in the U.S., making Carrie Burnam Taylor’s business of the early 20th century that much more impressive. Curated with Dr. Carrie Cox, this exhibit will explore Taylor's life and work, displaying three of her dresses, two coats, two bodices, and various undergarments recently conserved thanks to our Adopt-an-Artifact program.

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12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Trauma Informed Mindfulness

Beth Bennett

NBCC EILA Approved


3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

For more on Hilltopper Baseball, visit https://wkusports.com/sports/baseball

  • Location: Downing Student Union, Nite Class
  • Time: 6:00pm
A fun game night for students to come out and test their Black History knowledge and get to know WKU's NAACP chapter!

Sponsored by the WKU-NAACP

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 8:00pm

PRISM – the WKU Department of Music’s annual showcase spectacular is scheduled for Friday, February 18th at 8pm in Van Meter Hall.  Internationally acclaimed trumpeter, Joey Tartell is the featured guest artist. Joey was one of the lead trumpet players in the Maynard Ferguson Big Band. Outstanding WKU ensembles that will be performing on the concert include the Jazz Band, the Symphonic Band, the WKU Symphony, the Steel Drum Band, the Wind Ensemble, and more! 


Reserved seating available through the link provided  https://wkubands.ludus.com.  For more information, please call 270-745-4253.

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  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: All Day

WKU will host Central Michigan, Bellarmine and Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) for the 2022 Hilltopper Classic at the WKU Softball Complex.

  • Feb. 18: WKU vs. Central Michigan, 3 p.m.; WKU vs. Bellarmine, 5:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 19: WKU vs. SEMO, 12:30 p.m.; semifinal games, 3 & 5:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 20: Consolation/championship games, 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

For more on WKU Softball, visit https://wkusports.com/sports/softball






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