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Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Saturday, March 24th
All Day

Renew Your Housing Online through March 31

  • Location: Topnet
  • Time: All Day

Renew and Choose Your On-Campus Housing for 2018-2019

Stay in your current room or find a new one, the choice is up to you! You can renew your housing on Topnet, February 20-March 31.

Depending on your preference, there are specific days and times set aside to enter "My Housing" in Topnet to select your room. Follow the schedule below to find out the time and date you need to choose your room. Click on the links in the calendar to receive more instructions. 

Reminder: All full time freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. Some exemptions apply. Learn more 


Learn more about Housing Renewal

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.

More Information

9:00am - 2:00pm

Special Needs Expo

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

The Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU – Family Resource Program will host the first Special Needs Expo on Saturday, March 24, 2018.


The Special Needs Expo is a chance for individuals and families with special needs/Special Medical Needs in the BRADD area to experience a day of fun, excitement, and learning.

The Special Needs Expo will include emphasis in the following areas:
•Early Childhood Intervention
•Education awareness and Support Groups
•Sports and Recreation
•Transition resources for individuals with special needs aged 21 and over
•Advocacy and Support

Our goal in hosting this event is three-fold.

Provide Information – With the many resources available to families, it is possible that there are some services that families are unaware of. We want to offer an event where families can learn new things about the community and what we have to offer children with special needs. We want to provide a fun atmosphere where children and families can speak face-to-face with various agencies that may be able to meet their needs. We envision an event that is characterized by cooperation, not competition so families see that we are working together to provide the best services possible for their children.

Inspire Hope – It is not difficult to see how families struggling with a diagnosis or burdened by the day to day care of a special needs child may become discouraged. We want to inspire hope for families through each phase of life by helping them see that they are not alone, and that not only can they survive challenges facing their families, but they can thrive.

Empower Families – By providing information and inspiring hope, we want to empower families to make the best choices for themselves and their children. We want them to be confident in their ability to plan for their future and provide the best care for their children.

Thank you to our Sponsors:
Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU
Graves Gilbert Clinic
The Kidz Club
Bowling Green, KY Kiwanis Club
Anthem Medicaid
Edmonton State Bank
The Kid SpOt Center, LLC
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Growing Minds Learning Center
Center for Accessible Living - Bowling Green
Community Action of Southern Kentucky
The Focus Fidget

9:00am - 4:00pm

Pay As You Will Saturdays

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Museum is offering Pay As You Will  each Saturday from February 3 through May 26. The Kentucky Museum wants to ensure that everyone in our community can see our exhibits.

Each Saturday, instead of standard admission prices guests will make a donation of admission--- at whatever amount. By eliminating cost barriers, it is our hope that more people can visit the Museum*. The Museum houses six major permanent exhibits and several changing exhibits. Visitor parking is available.

 *Please remember the Museum is always free to all WKU faculty, staff and students with a WKU ID. Pay as You Will Saturdays does not apply to scheduled docent guided tour groups.


Saturday Museum Hours 9AM-4PM. For more information, please call 270-745-2592


48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 10:00am

Abstracts (max 200 words) for this year’s conference will be accepted through the deadline of Friday, February 16, 2018. Please submit abstracts at the following website:https://www.wku.edu/studentresearch/abstract_submit.php

The conference itself is on Saturday, March 24, 2018 on the Bowling Green campus in the Downing Student Union.  The conference will feature a keynote talk by Dr. Kendra Cherry-Allen of Johns Hopkins Medical Institute at 10:00am that is free and open to the community. Dr. Cherry-Allen’s talk, “Neuroplasticity: Mapping a Path from Undergraduate to Postdoctoral Clinical Research” will address her research on neuroplasticity while also explaining how undergraduate research shaped her current career path.

Students may submit work that falls into the following categories: oral papers, posters, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, performances, and video.  The conference is interdisciplinary and accepts work from both undergraduate and graduate students.  Any student who has completed a faculty-mentored project is invited to submit.  Students who graduated in December are welcome to present their scholarly works at the spring conference as long as the projects were completed when they were students.  Only abstracts approved by WKU faculty are considered by the conference scheduling committee.

Please encourage your students to attend the free professional development workshop “How to Write an Abstract,” scheduled for 5:00pm on Thursday, February 1 in room 2007 of the Honors College and International Center building. Dr. Leila Watkins will guide students through the process of how to prepare an abstract for an academic conference.

For a full list of professional development workshops to prepare students for the conference, please see our website: https://www.wku.edu/studentresearch/workshops.php

10:00am - 6:30pm

Opera Theater

  • Location: MH - MH 0103
  • Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm
11:00am - 2:00pm

Dance Clinic

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm

West Kentucky Horse Sale

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Sales Arena
  • Time: 11:00am - 10:00pm

For more information: West KY Horse Sales

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Stroll Off Competition

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Revolution 91.7 Alumni Reunion

  • Location: Faculty House on WKU Campus
  • Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Long time, no see! Did you miss us? Let's catch up! 

Revolution 91.7 Alumni Reunion

More details to come! 
Feel free to invite fellow alumni

All Day

Student Reach Conference at WKU

  • Location: WKU
  • Time: All Day

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