Today@WKU: October 17, 2018
- WKU News
- Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for October 17, 2018.
Joe and Susan Walters have made a gift to establish the Joseph L. Walters Professorship in Marketing in the Gordon Ford College of Business. Read more
- Joe and Susan Walters establish professorship in marketing: Joe and Susan Walters of Campbellsville have made a gift to establish the Joseph L. Walters Professorship in Marketing in the Gordon Ford College of Business.
- Premiere screening of KET's Robert Penn Warren documentary Oct. 22 at WKU: A free screening of the KET production Robert Penn Warren: A Vision will be held at 6 p.m. CT Monday (Oct. 22) at WKU's Van Meter Hall. The screening of the hourlong documentary will be followed by a Q&A with Rosanna Warren, Warren’s daughter, and producer Tom Thurman.
- What’s Happening at WKU: Check out a list of events through Nov. 3.
- Appointments open for annual WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive: WKU and Middle Tennessee State University will continue their annual blood drive competition this year to collect donations for the American Red Cross. In Bowling Green, campus and community members can schedule appointments to donate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29-31 at the Preston Health and Activities Center. For information, visit www.wku.edu/givered More: Video from President Caboni
- WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU's Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/
- Men’s basketball: Every Hilltopper Game Selected for Broadcast/Streaming: Every WKU Hilltopper Basketball game in the 2018-19 season has been selected for national broadcast or digital streaming, as announced Tuesday by the Conference USA office. The Hilltoppers are scheduled to play 12 games on the ESPN family of networks, three games on CBS Sports Network, three games on CBSSN on Facebook, two games on beIN SPORTS, one game on Stadium and six games on Stadium on Facebook.
- Women’s basketball: Four Lady Topper Games Selected for ESPN+ Streaming: Four WKU Lady Topper Basketball games have been selected for streaming on ESPN+ as announced by the conference office on Tuesday morning, with the Lady Toppers taking on Louisville and Middle Tennessee at home and UAB and Marshall on the road on the new streaming platform.
- Volleyball: Lady Toppers Drop Five-Set Battle at Austin Peay: Senior middle Rachel Anderson racked up 17 kills across WKU Volleyball's five-set loss at Austin Peay Tuesday night. The Lady Toppers grabbed victories in the first and fourth sets as the final scoreline read 26-24, 23-25, 16-25, 25-15, 10-15. Next: WKU vs. North Texas on Friday night.
- Men’s golf: Sargent, Hilltoppers Finish Under Par at Georgia State Tourney: WKU Hilltopper Golf's Billy Tom Sargent shot his third straight round under par Tuesday at Georgia State's Autotrader Collegiate Classic, finishing tied for 17th. The redshirt senior Sargent led the Hilltoppers with a 4-under 212 (70-71-71) tally, one shot ahead of junior Tom Bevington, who tied for 19th at 213 (73-67-73). Next: The Hilltoppers finish their fall competition at Kennesaw State's Pinetree Intercollegiate on Oct. 22-23 in Kennesaw, Ga.
- Football: Practice Report: WKU Football wrapped up its Tuesday evening practice as the Hilltoppers prepare for this Saturday's game against Conference USA foe Old Dominion. Kick off at Houchens-Smith Stadium is set for 6:30 p.m. CT with the game being streamed on ESPN+. The contest will mark the 1,000th game in program history, coincidentally - yet appropriately - coming in the 100th season of Hilltopper Football. More: Hilltoppers in the NFL update; Parking and traffic information for WKU Housing students
- Men’s basketball: Countdown to Tipoff - 100 Days of Hilltopper Basketball History: The 100th season of WKU Hilltopper Basketball will tip off in November. WKU Athletics is treating fans to unique moments and interesting history from Hilltopper Basketball leading up to the start of the 2018-19 season. More: 2018-19 Media Guide.
- WKU Office of Scholar Development celebrates 10 years: The 2018-19 academic year marks the tenth year since the Office of Scholar Development at WKU was created. Established in 2008, OSD helps WKU students apply for, and win, nationally competitive scholarships.
- Stickwork Project at WKU nears completion: The Stickwork Project that's been taking place over the last two weeks on the front lawn of the Kentucky Museum is finally coming to a finish this week, and on Friday there will be a reception to celebrate the completion of the project.
More: Check out WKU in the News page.
- Upcoming WKU Alumni events: To the Hill and Beyond is the theme for Homecoming 2018 festivities; Homecoming game vs. FIU on Oct. 27 is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. kickoff. For a listing of Alumni events, visit the Alumni website and click on the Events Calendar. Or contact the WKU Alumni Association at 888-958-2586. For a list of Alumni news, visit the Alumni News page. More: John Asher Scholarship Fund; 2018 Football Central; WKU Alumni Connection App; WKU SpiritFunder; Topper Travelers – Castles of the Rhine 2019
More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.
- #ClimbWithUs: The WKU Office of Admissions helps future Hilltoppers as they start their journey on The Hill. You can reach us by calling 270-745-2551, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or connecting with us on social media. Schedule a tour. Visit https://www.wku.edu/admissions/counselors/ or call 270-745-2551 to get in touch with your WKU Admissions Counselor. Students can reserve their TOP date and take their placement exams at www.wku.edu/top
- #WKU2023: Attention high school seniors, WKU has opened the Fall 2019 application! Join the Hilltopper Family at http://wku.edu/apply. More: DiscoverWKU & Head for The Hill events
- Useful links for prospective/admitted students: Campus tours; Let’s Talk, Topper; Admissions Timeline; Topper Orientation Program; Scholarships; Housing; MASTER Plan
- Exhibits at Kentucky Museum: A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green (through May 11, 2019); Kaleidoscope: Kentucky Museum Quilts (through Dec. 15); The Essential Tree (through Dec. 15); Process Oriented Works (through Dec. 14); Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures (through Dec. 1); plus other gallery and on-campus exhibits. (Museum hours/visitor information) Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.
- Exhibits at Downing Museum: The Story of Joe Downing: Select Works From the Collection. Downing Museum, 4801 Morgantown Road. Contact Jack LeSieur, (270) 842-7415.
- Photo Exhibits: WKU Project 68. Through Nov. 27. Jody Richards Hall Atrium. The Women Photojournalists of Washington, D.C. Through Nov. 27. Jody Richards Hall Gallery. Contact School of Journalism & Broadcasting, (270) 745-4144.
- International Year of Cuba: Various events during the 2018-19 academic year. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- Stickwork at WKU by Patrick Dougherty. Oct. 1-19. Kentucky Museum front lawn. Contact Cultural Enhancement, (270) 745-4375.
- ISEC Exhibit: Faces of Domestic Violence. Oct. 1-31. Cynthia and George Nichols III Intercultural Student Engagement Center, Downing Student Union. Part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.
- Homecoming 2018: To the Hill and Beyond. Oct. 25-28. Various events and locations. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-2586.
Wednesday, October 17
- 9 a.m.: Weaving Workshop: Introduction to Weaving with Honeysuckle. Kentucky Museum Classroom II. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
- 11:30 a.m.: Society for Lifelong Learning Food for Thought Series: The Fiedler Tradition by Jeffrey Reed, music director for Orchestra Kentucky. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Cindy Ehresman, (270) 745-1912.
- 12:30 p.m.: Women Entrepreneurs Week Panel Discussion. Grise Hall’s Guillaume Auditorium. Contact Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, (270) 745-4142.
- 1 p.m.: Potter College Fall Festival. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Amphitheatre. Contact Potter College, (270) 745-2344.
- 1 p.m.: Open Weaving Studio. Kentucky Museum Classroom II. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
- 2 p.m.: Presentation: Work/Life Balance by Allison Ball, Kentucky state treasurer, and Asa Swan, chief of staff for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Downing Student Union, room 2081. Contact Alicia Fryia, (270) 745-4559.
- 5 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Volunteer State Community College, doubleheader. WKU Softball Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
- 6:30 p.m.: Gender Images & Sustainability Fall Film Series: Leave No Trace. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
- 7:30 p.m.: Octubafest. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
Thursday, October 18
- 8:30 a.m.: Differentiation Workshop. Knicely Conference Center. Registration fee is $110; register online. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
- 8:30 a.m.: Speech Language Pathologist Fall Workshop: Full STEAM Ahead for Literacy-Based Language Intervention. Knicely Conference Center Regency Room. Registration fee is $50. Contact Continuing and Professional Development, (270) 745-1912.
- 4 p.m.: Hispanic Heritage Festival. Centennial Mall. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
- 5 p.m. (ET): FAFSA Application Day. WKU Elizabethtown Campus. Contact WKU Elizabethtown, (270) 706-8870.
- 6 p.m.: L.Y. Lancaster-Hugh Puckett Lecture: An Amazing Adventure by Dr. Todd Cheever, WKU graduate and associate dean of UK College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus. Ogden College Hall Auditorium. Reception begins at 5:30. Contact Ken Crawford, (270) 745-4449.
- 6:30 p.m.: WKU Basketball Hilltopper Hysteria. Diddle Arena. Free admission; ticket required. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
- 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Lives of the Stars. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
- 7:30 p.m.: Recital: WKU Clarinet and Saxophone students. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
Friday, October 19
- 9 a.m.: Young Adult Southern Book Con. Downing Student Union. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
- 4 p.m.: Children’s Theatre Series: Neverland. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $6; $3 for 12 and under. Contact Theatre and Dance, (270) 745-5845.
- 5:30 p.m.: Opening Reception for Stickwork at WKU by Patrick Dougherty. Kentucky Museum’s Kentucky Room. Contact Cultural Enhancement, (270) 745-4375.
- 6 p.m.: WKU Volleyball vs. North Texas. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
- 7:30 p.m.: Guest Artist: Chrissy Kim, cello. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.