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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed 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

Janice Crane

Janice Crane

Historic Preservation Track, 2nd year graduate student



Janice came to the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology from the sunshine state. She completed a BA in Religious Studies (Philosophy) and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Central Florida.



Janice's academic interests include Folklore and Medicine and Vernacular Architecture. 

Janice's graduate assistantship is at the Kentucky Museum, where she works with the Education Curator to develop and direct public programming and materials such as field trips, large community events, new exhibits, art workshops, lesson plans, and traveling trunks.

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Janice's work at the Kentucky Museum.  


This past summer, Janice served on the Advance Team for the Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project. Her work there included addressing community organizations and making initial contacts with people who would like to participate in the project as it takes off over the next two years. She continues her work on the Core Team both as a group leader for the cultural conservation class and as the Hire Memorial Lecturer this upcoming spring.


Janice interning this summer with the Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project.  


Fun factoids:

In her spare time, Janice enjoys knitting, cooking, hiking, and the internet.

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