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Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close 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.

The Confucius Institute


The Confucius Institute at Western Kentucky University is committed to disseminating Chinese language and culture not only to the children in our communities, but also to our communities in general. This includes Adult Education language classes, invitations to traditional Chinese festivals such as Chinese New Year and the Moon Festival, plus appearances at local events.

If you would like to host a Chinese event but don’t know how or where to start, please contact the following individuals:

  • If you would like more information about hosting a Chinese teacher in your school, please contact Sheng-Huei "Betty" Yu, Assistant Director for Educational Outreach, at 270-745-2836 or at
  • If you would like more information about creating a Confucius Classroom in your school or district, please contact Terrill Martin, Associate Director at 270-745-2530 (Work) or 270-792-9330 (Cell) or at


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 Last Modified 9/25/14