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Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Wednesday, March 4th
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

US Bank Celebration of the Arts

  • Time: All Day

The US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibit is an open art show featuring the work of professional as well as amateur artists who reside in Kentucky within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, KY. All work will be exhibited at the Kentucky Museum from February 29 - April 17. Works are judged and awards given in eight categories.

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Counseling Center Lunch-N-Learn: Healthy Relationships

  • Location: Potter Hall Conference Room, 408
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Healthy RelationshipsHealthy relationships of all kinds require work, but they should not be exhausting.  Join us to discuss red flags and some ways to do what you can (but only your part) toward being in a workable, satisfying relationship, or extricating from a dysfunctional one.

All sessions will be taught by Counseling Center staff and offered from Noon – 1:00 p.m. in the Potter Hall conference room, 408.

Please B.Y.O.L. – Bring Your Own Lunch
We encourage you to attend, learn new skills, and gain knowledge.

Sessions are open to anyone in the university community – Students, Faculty, and Staff. 
ALL sessions will be given Well-U credit (for students enrolled in the program)!

You may register for one or more by clicking the "Attending" circle under each session description here: https://wku.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3IuQB9FK61lvyrr

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Spring Social at the WKU ISEC Pride Center

  • Location: WKU ISEC Pride Center, DSU Room 2084
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 

Join us for an informal meet & greet with your fellow students, faculty & alumni to network within our LGBTQ community and our allies. Learn how you can get involved with the Pride Center, Topper Pride Alumni Chapter, Queer Student Union, Transgender & Non-Binary (TNB) student organizations.

 

Hosted by:

Topper Pride Alumni Chapter, Faculty & Staff Pride

WKU ISEC Pride Center

 

Click on the links below to register or RSVP!

 

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6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Belmont

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
6:00pm - 9:30pm

High School Basketball: Boys' Fourth Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Boys' Fourth Region Tournament first-round games at 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

7:30pm - 8:30pm

WKU Steelband Concert

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

WKU Steelband Concert

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Studio Series 2020

  • Location: Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Secret Houses

by Eugenia Pérez Tomas, Translated by Becca Willenbrink

Anis is a housesitter. She moves from place to place, finding within each home objects, stories, and identities that remain from the beings that inhabit these spaces. The Secret Houses is a lyrical exploration of how we construct our own reality from what is left behind.


Boise, Idaho

by Sean Michael Welch

In a small cafe in Paris, France, our reliable Narrator chronicles the dramatic meeting of two young lovers. But who is really orchestrating the story? Join us for a night of hilarity as we try to figure out what is more important, reality or a good story.


Don't Fear the Reaper

by Eddie Zipperer

Death comes to every one of us eventually. Now you can see how this will go in this play where we follow a day in the life of Death, AKA Bill!


March 3-4, 2020
Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall
Tuesday & Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. CST

Tickets $6.00

ALL SEATING IS GENERAL ADMISSION

Adult language and content. Recommended for mature audiences
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