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March

Friday, March 1st
9:30am - 12:00pm

Mark of Excellence Awards

  • Location: Jody Richards Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

The annual Kentucky Mark of Excellence Competition, sponsored by the WKU Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, rewards the outstanding efforts of high school journalists throughout the state. More information about the 2019 event

6:00pm - 10:00pm

High School Basketball: Boys' 4th Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Semifinal games at 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, March 2nd
6:00pm - 8:00pm

High School Basketball: Boys' 4th Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Championship game at 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 3rd
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. Southern Miss

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

For ticket information, contact WKU Ticket Office at (270) 745-5222 or visit wkutickets.com

Follow Hilltopper Basketball online, on Twitter or on Facebook

Monday, March 4th
6:00pm - 10:00pm

High School Basketball: Girls' 4th Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Semifinal games at 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

High School Basketball: Girls' 4th Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Championship game at 6 p.m.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday Night free public Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show Tuesday nights at the Planetarium
Wednesday, March 6th
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. UTSA

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

For ticket information, contact WKU Ticket Office at (270) 745-5222 or visit wkutickets.com

Follow Hilltopper Basketball online, on Twitter or on Facebook

Thursday, March 7th
2:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Memphis

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Due to weather concerns, WKU Baseball's opening game vs. Memphis at Nick Denes Field will be moved up to Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. With this change, the remaining two games of the series are TBD at this time. For March 8-10 schedule updates, visit http://wkusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=baseball

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For ticket information, contact WKU Ticket Office at (270) 745-5222 or visit wkutickets.com

Follow Lady Topper Basketball online, on Twitter or on Facebook

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
Friday, March 8th
7:00pm - 10:30pm

Greenwood High School presents: "The Little Mermaid Musical"

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
For ticket info, please pick up from Greenwood High School front office or call 270-842-3627
Saturday, March 9th
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Greenwood High School presents: "The Little Mermaid Musical"

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
For ticket info, please pick up from Greenwood High School front office or call 270-842-3627
Sunday, March 10th
Monday, March 11th
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Guest Clarinet Artist; Spencer Prewitt

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 12th
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday Night free public Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show Tuesday nights at the Planetarium
Wednesday, March 13th
Thursday, March 14th
9:30am - 11:30am

BG OnStage presents: "Junie B. Jones the Musical"

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
For ticket information, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/bg-onstage-3297119400
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
7:30pm - 8:30pm

WKU Clarinet & Saxophone Recital

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

Major Redz Dance Team - Practice

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0110
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday, March 15th
8:00am - 3:00pm

FBLA Region 2 Leadership Conference

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

Conference schedule highlights

  • Registration: 8-8:45 a.m. at Downing Student Union Lobby
  • Opening General Assembly: 8:45 a.m. at DSU Auditorium
  • Competitive Events: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at locations in DSU, Gary Ransdell Hall and Grise Hall
  • Voting Delegate Assembly: Noon at DSU Auditorium
  • Talent Show: 1 p.m. at DSU Auditorium
  • Awards Assembly/Closing General Session: 2 p.m. at DSU Auditorium
9:45am - 11:30am

BG OnStage presents: "Junie B. Jones the Musical"

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 9:45am - 11:30am
For ticket information, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/bg-onstage-3297119400
5:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. UAB

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, March 16th
1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. UAB

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday, March 17th
1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. UAB

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Act Blitz Prep

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

ACT Blitz courses during the academic year prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. This multi-week format of the ACT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Graduate vocal recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tanner Age, senior recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Christian Briones, junior recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday, March 18th
10:30am - 12:00pm

US Bank

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1000B
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 19th
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Career Panel with IABC Nashville

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0198
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
5:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Austin Peay

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Voice Recital- Juan Miner and David Johnson

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday Night free public Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show Tuesday nights at the Planetarium
Wednesday, March 20th
5:30pm

Gaines Lecture Series: When Addiction Hits Home

  • Location: JRH Auditorium
  • Time: 5:30pm

The John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series Presents:
 
The Cincinnati Enquirer
 
2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Local Reporting
 
Enquirer journalists spent a week documenting the impact of heroin throughout their community.
 
Join us to hear what they discovered and how their coverage is making a difference today.
 
Check out their coverage of the heroin crisis, titled "Seven Days of Heroin: This is What an Epidemic Looks Like," HERE.
 
Guest speakers: Amy Wilson & Cara Owsley (WKU '95) from The Cincinnati Enquirer
 
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20
 
Jody Richards Hall Auditorium
 
FREE, open to the public & swipeable event
Thursday, March 21st
11:00am - 1:00pm

Kiis - Kentucky Institute for International Studies

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1000I
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
3:45pm - 5:00pm

University Senate Committee Meetings

  • Location: FH - FH 0100
  • Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentation

  • Location: Downing Student Union Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join New York Times bestselling author Adam Alter as he explores why technology is making us less happy with his presentation Irrestible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and The Business of Keeping us Hooked. This event is free to attend and open to the public. 

About the Presenter

Adam Alter is an Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, with an affiliated appointment in the New York University Psychology Department.

He is the author of the bestselling book Irresistible (2017) and has also written for the New York Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, Atlantic, WIRED, Slate, Huffington Post, and Popular Science, among other publications.

About the WEDGE Visiting Scholar Presentations

The Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentations, a free evening lecture and all-day workshop for educators and the public, has been presented each year since 2003 through a gift from the Wedge family. Presentations have included Dr. Carol Tomlinson on “Defensible Differentiation: What Will It Take to Get It Right?”; Dr. Donald Treffinger on teaching children to think critically and creatively; Jonathan Plucker on excellence gaps; Bronwyn MacFarlane on “Curriculum for Every Student to Succeed: Integrating Best Practices from Gifted Education in the Content Areas; and Barbara Kerr on “From Imagination to Innovation: Encouraging Students in STEM.”

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Major Redz Dance Team - Practice

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0110
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
9:30pm - 10:30pm

Alpha Phi Alpha - Practice

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Friday, March 22nd
7:00pm - 10:30pm

South Warren High School Musical 2019

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
For ticket information, please call South Warren High School at 270-467-7500
Saturday, March 23rd
8:00am - 5:00pm

Sigma Chi Province

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Various Sigma Chi chapters and members from Headquarters coming to talk
1:00pm - 5:30pm

WKU Softball vs. Charlotte, doubleheader

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
7:00pm - 10:30pm

South Warren High School Musical 2019

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
For ticket information, please call South Warren High School at 270-467-7500
Sunday, March 24th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

1:00pm - 3:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Charlotte

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Act Blitz Test Prep

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

ACT Blitz courses during the academic year prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. This multi-week format of the ACT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

2:30pm - 5:30pm

South Warren High School Musical 2019

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 2:30pm - 5:30pm
For ticket information, please call South Warren High School at 270-467-7500
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Jefferson Tunks and Tanner Stuppy JR Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm

DiDi Turley and Sam Tuggle, senior recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday, March 25th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

5:30pm - 6:30pm

P. Kellach Waddle Solo Double Base Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
5:30pm - 6:30pm

P. Kellach Waddle Solo Double Base Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Obeo - Graduate Recital

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

Obeo - Graduate Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 26th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

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 - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky 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.

More Informaton

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

More Information

10:00am - 1:00pm

Sexual Assault Prevention Month Kickoff

  • Location: Downing Student Union first floor
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Students can attend this event to learn about sexual assault prevention resources on campus. There will interactive games to test knowledge as well as giveaways. For more information visit, www.wku.edu/heretohelp/sapm.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Sexual Assault Prevention Month Proclamation Signing

  • Location: Downing Student Union first floor
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:00pm

A proclamation will be signed by WKU recognizing Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend to show support. For more information visit, www.wku.edu/heretohelp/sapm.

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Weekly Semester at Sea Peer Advising

  • Location: HCIC 1028
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Interested in studying abroad on Semester at Sea? Meet with study abroad alumni that can explain the application process, discusss scholarships and funding, and talk about life at sea! Drop in anytime between 4pm and 5pm every Tuesday.

5:30pm - 7:00pm

WKU Student Funshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Classroom II
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Funshops at the Kentucky Museum are workshops for WKU students with a current ID.
  • Students must register for the Fun Shops in advance.
  • There is no workshop fee.

Information

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday Night free public Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show Tuesday nights at the Planetarium
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Violin and Cello Duo recital

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

Violin and Cello Duo recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, March 27th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

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 - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky 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.

More Informaton

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

More Information

9:50am - 12:30pm

Hispanic Flamenco Ballet

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 9:50am - 12:30pm
10:00am - 6:00pm

Grad Fair

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

May graduates should visit the Grad Fair to pick up their cap and gown, order photos, class rings, and more.

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Healthy Days

  • Location: Preston Health and Activities Center
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Free food! Free T-shirts! Free prizes and more!
Healthy Days is Western Kentucky University's student annual health fair where students can become more aware of their of their eight dimensions of wellness by participating in different activities offered at the fair! There will be chair massages, blood pressure screenings, wheelchair basketball, healthy snack demo and many more wellness activities!!!

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Location: Preston Health and Activities Center
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Psi Chi Meeting (Getting Involved in Research)

  • Location: GRH - GRH 3011
  • Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Climbing Clinic Series - Part 3

  • Location: WKU Challenge Course
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Part three of three climbing clinic series!

Price Per Clinic: $5.00
Included: Climbing gear, equipment, instructors, fun and challenges!
Incentive: Attend 2/3 clinics to receive $10.00 of Kings Bluff Climbing Trip April 6th.

The Climbing Clinic Series
Part 1: Basics & Techniques of Climbing
Part 2: Basics & Techniques of Climbing
Part 3: Skill refresher & Climb party
*Part 1 and/or Part 2 of The Climbing Clinic Series must be attended and completed in order to partake in Part 3: Skill refresher & Climb party.

Join ORAC & The Challenge Course to learn or brush up on your climbing skills. This three series part clinic will help you establish the basics of rock wall climbing that can be easily transferable to more indoor climbing, or getting your hands on some real rock! You'll enjoy our easy-going environment that is best for learning, practicing and making memories. We hope to see you at the top of the wall March 13th, 20th, and 27th.


Challenge Course location: 500 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY, 4210


7:30pm - 8:30pm

WKU Percussion Ensemble

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
$5 admission
7:30pm - 8:30pm

WKU Percussion Ensemble

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
$5 admission
Thursday, March 28th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

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 - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky 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.

More Informaton

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

More Information

10:00am - 6:00pm

Grad Fair

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

May graduates should visit the Grad Fair to pick up their cap and gown, order photos, class rings, and more.

4:00pm

International Year of Cuba: Ice Cream and Capitalism: Doing Business in the New Cuba

  • Location: Grise Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00pm

Visiting scholar James Count Early and Cuban restaurateurs will be participating in a panel discussion titled Ice Cream and Capitalism: Doing Business in the New Cuba. 

Mar 28, 4pm @ Grise Hall Auditorium

Sponsored by: the Office of International Programs, Center for Leadership Excellence, Department of Political Science, and the Center for Citizenship and Social Justice

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Weekly Harlaxton College Peer Advising

  • Location: HCIC 1028
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton College? Meet with study abroad alumni that can explain the application process, discusss scholarships and funding, and talk about life in a manor house! Drop in anytime between 5pm and 6pm every Thursday.

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Wing Wars

  • Location: OD - OD South Lawn
  • Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

PEAK Etiquette Dinner

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Pharmacy Tech Program Begins

  • Location: WKU Glasgow Campus
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 28th – July 18th 2019
6:00pm – 9:30pm


7:00pm

International Year of Cuba: Artist Residency, Renesito Avich

  • Location: FAC 189
  • Time: 7:00pm

Traditional Cuban musician Renesito Avich will hold master classes for students and an open performance for the community in this International Year of Cuba event.

Master classes are on 3/27 @ 4pm, 3/28 @ 9:30am, and the evening performance is on 3/28 @ 7pm.

This event is being sponsored by the Folk Studies and Anthropology, Music, and Theatre and Dance departments.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Gender Images Film Series presents Wanda

  • Location: JRH
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Major Redz Dance Team - Practice

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0110
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
9:00pm - 10:00pm

My Friend the Polish Girl Screening

  • Location: Jody Richards Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, March 29th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

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 - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky 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.

More Informaton

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

More Information

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Pharmacy Tech Program Begins

  • Location: WKU Glasgow Campus
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 28th – July 18th 2019
6:00pm – 9:30pm


5:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Charlotte

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

Dance Big Red

  • Location: Preston Health and Activities Center
  • Time: 8:00pm - 8:00am

The Fifth Annual Dance Big Red student-led dance fundraising event at Western Kentucky University will be held March 29. This past March, nearly 800 students danced for 12 hours and raised over $73,000 for Norton Children's Hospital.

Since it began, Dance Big Red has raised more than $176,000 for pediatric cardiovascular services and adolescent cancer care at Norton Children’s Hospital.   A total of five high schools hosted Dance Little Reds contributing to the overall success and growth of Dance Big Red.  Join our efforts by participating as a dancer, making a donation, and/or becoming an event sponsor today! 

Important Details

The overall goal for Dance Big Red 2019 is to raise $85,000 and recruit 1,000 dancers.   All Western Kentucky University students, faculty and staff are invited to participate as a DANCER.  All WKU friends and family can support the event with a donation and/or become a business sponsor the event! 

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  8 p.m. to 8 a.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Registration Fee: $14 per person (tax included)
  • WKU ID: required to participate as a dancer

NEW - Community Hour Details

All friends and family of WKU & Norton Children's Hospital are invited to visit DBR in person and encourage dancers to keep fundraising!

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  9 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center - Second Floor, TRACK
  • Fee: no cost, but donations welcomed

Event details

All Day

Last Day to Preorder Cap & Gown

  • Location: WKU Elizabethtown Campus
  • Time: All Day

The deadline to receive pre orders is Friday, March 29th at 3 p.m. Cap/gown’s will be ready for pick up on/after April 9 during WKU Elizabethtown regular office hours (Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm). The WKU Elizabethtown office will not mail cap/gowns.

Saturday, March 30th
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

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 - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky 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.

More Informaton

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

More Information

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Pharmacy Tech Program Begins

  • Location: WKU Glasgow Campus
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 28th – July 18th 2019
6:00pm – 9:30pm


8:00pm - 8:00am

Dance Big Red

  • Location: Preston Health and Activities Center
  • Time: 8:00pm - 8:00am

The Fifth Annual Dance Big Red student-led dance fundraising event at Western Kentucky University will be held March 29. This past March, nearly 800 students danced for 12 hours and raised over $73,000 for Norton Children's Hospital.

Since it began, Dance Big Red has raised more than $176,000 for pediatric cardiovascular services and adolescent cancer care at Norton Children’s Hospital.   A total of five high schools hosted Dance Little Reds contributing to the overall success and growth of Dance Big Red.  Join our efforts by participating as a dancer, making a donation, and/or becoming an event sponsor today! 

Important Details

The overall goal for Dance Big Red 2019 is to raise $85,000 and recruit 1,000 dancers.   All Western Kentucky University students, faculty and staff are invited to participate as a DANCER.  All WKU friends and family can support the event with a donation and/or become a business sponsor the event! 

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  8 p.m. to 8 a.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Registration Fee: $14 per person (tax included)
  • WKU ID: required to participate as a dancer

NEW - Community Hour Details

All friends and family of WKU & Norton Children's Hospital are invited to visit DBR in person and encourage dancers to keep fundraising!

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  9 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center - Second Floor, TRACK
  • Fee: no cost, but donations welcomed

Event details

8:00am - 6:00pm

Ben Hawes Mountain Biking

  • Location: Owensboro, KY
  • Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Depart: March 30 @ 8:00 am

Return: March 30 @ 6:00 pm

Drive time: 1.5 hours

Included: Bikes, Helmets and transportation

Cost: $20 Students | $25 Guest  

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, March 26 @ 8:00pm

 

At Ben Hawes the trail system offers something for all skill levels! Including the old original wide-open double-track/maintenance roads, a new beginner-friendly Green single-track loop and a new more difficult Blue single-track loop. The purpose-built, double stack loop crosses the maintenance roads in several locations allowing you to explore many different variations of the 10-mile track. A unique feature to this trail is the spring wildflowers. The northern end of the park is covered in literally thousands of wildflowers making for a beautiful spring ride. Whether you’re a mountain bike junky or wanting to learn, Ben Hawes is the place for you, join us on this fun track for the ride of your life!

Tentative Trip Itinerary

Saturday March 30th:

  1. Meet early morning at Preston Center to pack up the van
  2. Depart Preston
  3. Arrive at location and trailhead
  4. Time to tear up the trail!
  5. Stop for lunch
  6. Depart for Preston

 REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip!

1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Charlotte

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm

WKU Softball vs. Florida Atlantic, doubleheader

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Sunday, March 31st
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Pharmacy Tech Program Begins

  • Location: WKU Glasgow Campus
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 28th – July 18th 2019
6:00pm – 9:30pm


8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

12:00pm - 3:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Charlotte

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Florida Atlantic

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Act Blitz Test Prep

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

ACT Blitz courses during the academic year prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. This multi-week format of the ACT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Puppy Pageant

  • Location: FAC - FAC Colonnade
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Trombone Studio Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Trombone Studio Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
All Day

Housing Application Priority Deadline

  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/apply
  • Time: All Day

March 31st is the priority deadline for new students to apply for on-campus housing.

All freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. Some exemptions apply.

Learn more and apply online at www.wku.edu/housing/apply

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