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Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Friday, April 22nd
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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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  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

This exhibit primarily focuses on the role of writing in two early urban societies, Mesopotamia and Egypt. The artifacts are roughly 4,300 to 3,000 years old. In the 19th century, museums and libraries throughout the Western world acquired cultural artifacts from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, often from a desire to connect with what they considered the origins of Western civilization or Biblical History.

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All Day
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

In the late 1800s, stitchery from London's Royal School of Art needlework and Japanese arts and crafts exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition inspired women across America to take up their needles in new and different ways. Explore the various "maniacal" and "maddening" designs that resulted in this showcase of our Crazy Quilt collection.

9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Location: Jody Richards Hall Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

School of Media: Photojournalism exhibit.

7:30pm
  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 7:30pm

Evening of Dance

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance as the WKU Dance Company performs an array of work featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and nationally acclaimed guest artists. From classical to pop music, light-hearted to abstract themes, audiences of all ages will be intrigued by the skill and artistry displayed through a mix of ballet, jazz, modern, and tap dance.  

                                           Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Adults $16 / Students & Seniors (62+) $12

10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Location: Centennial Mall
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

WKU Earth Day celebration will be held from 10 am to 2 pm April 22 at Centennial Mall. Everyone is welcome.

11:30am
  • Location: Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
  • Time: 11:30am

A compilation of student works.

3:30pm
  • Location: Cherry Hall 125, Zoom
  • Time: 3:30pm

On Friday, April 22, the English department will gather to celebrate all our 2021-2022 graduates, to honor our outstanding students in each concentration, and to recognize our departmental scholarship winners.

This event will also be available via Zoom.

4:00pm
  • Location: DSU
  • Time: 4:00pm

The Department of Music is excited to announce the first ever Jazz Honor Band Clinic! This clinic will provide the opportunity for students to participate in a jazz big band, learn about improvisation, play in a jam session and work with our outstanding guest artists. Directors are most welcome and encouraged to attend all clinics during this event.

Find our more here: Jazz Honor Band Clinic Details and Registration

5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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

6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU will host Marshall for a weekend series.

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

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

Dept. of Music: Wind Ensemble 

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

Wind Ensemble Concert

7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Location: FAC - FAC 0214
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Presented by the WKU Dance Company Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance as the WKU Dance Company performs an array of work featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and nationally acclaimed guest artists. From classical to pop music, light-hearted to abstract themes, audiences of all ages will be intrigued by the skill and artistry displayed through a mix of ballet, jazz, modern, and tap dance. April 21 - 24, 2022 Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m. CST Sunday at 2:00 p.m. CST Adults $16.00 Students & Seniors (62+) $12.00
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The Topper Orientation Program allows students and families to connect with the WKU campus and community. We provide information sessions with current students, academic advising, and class registration in a welcoming atmosphere during orientation. We are excited you are officially joining the Hilltopper family!


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  • Location: Downing Student Union
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Details coming soon!

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