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.
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.
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.
Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.
The Graduate School is pleased to announce the Spring 2021 GRADLEARN seminar series. The series provides new information to the WKU community about evidenced-based practices to promote innovation in graduate education. The second webinar in this series is titled “Professional Science Master’s Program” and will feature experts associated with the National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA). The webinar will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday (March 10).
Join John Sunnygard, Associate Provost of Global Learning and International Affairs, and Kerby Gilstrap, a WKU junior majoring in international affairs, Arabic, and honors self-designed (HSD) Sustainable Development, as they reminisce about their favorite Moroccan delicacies. Gilstrap studied abroad in Morocco for two months in an intensive Arabic language program. While Sunnygard lived in Morocco for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Food Trotters is an exploration and celebration of the meaning food has for Hilltoppers from around the world. Members of the WKU community will share different things that they love to eat, what the dish means to them and how they make it. Whether you bring a dish or not, come join our journey! March 10 topic TBA.