Today@WKU: November 5, 2018
- Author: WKU News
- Author: Monday, November 5th, 2018
Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for November 5, 2018.
Cloudy this morning at WKU but strong/severe storms are possible tonight. For updates, follow @WKUweather
- Business & Professionalism Week in the GFCB: The Gordon Ford College of Business is celebrating Business & Professionalism Week this week (Nov. 5-9) with a lengthy list of nearly 20 workshops and seminars designed to enhance students’ knowledge of workplace readiness. More: International Education Week at WKU
- View from the Hill: Sensory calming room at football games: The excitement of athletic events can often cause overstimulation for people with sensory issues. That’s why a sensory calming room has been added to WKU home football games. WKU's Amy Bingham takes us inside in the View from the Hill.
- 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/
- Volleyball: Anderson, Martin Shine in Senior Day Win Over Florida Atlantic: Led by outstanding efforts from Rachel Anderson and Mary Martin in their final match at Diddle Arena, WKU Volleyball took down second-place Florida Atlantic with a 3-1 victory on Sunday afternoon. Next: With its home schedule complete, WKU Volleyball will hit the road for the final week of conference play. On Thursday, the Lady Toppers will look to spoil UAB's senior day before the squad heads to Ruston, La., to visit Louisiana Tech on Sunday.
- Tennis: Lady Toppers Finish Strong in Fall Finale at Chattanooga: WKU finished its fall tournament slate this weekend, competing at the Chattanooga Fall Invite. The Red and White recorded nine wins across the singles and doubles competitions, with each Lady Topper notching at least one victory.
- Men’s basketball: Tops Wrap Up Preseason with 96-71 Victory over Kentucky Wesleyan: WKU Hilltopper Basketball opened the game with a 10-0 run Saturday and never looked back, rolling to a 96-71 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in its final exhibition at E.A. Diddle Arena. Next: WKU opens the 2018-19 regular season at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Washington. More: Countdown to Tipoff; 2018-19 Media Guide.
- Football: Blue Raiders Top Hilltoppers 29-10: Middle Tennessee running back Chaton Mobley rushed for a career-high 198 yards on 25 carries to lead the Blue Raiders to their first victory over WKU in the last four tries, 29-10, on Friday night at Floyd Stadium. Next: WKU at FAU on Saturday.
- Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland names new director: Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland in Elizabethtown has a new face at the helm. The nonprofit organization announced WKU graduate Jamie Sizemore as its new executive director.
More: Check out WKU in the News page.
- WKU Spirit Magazine: Check out the fall 2018 issue of WKU Spirit magazine.
- Upcoming WKU Alumni events: 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); Highbrow; 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.
- International Education Week. Nov. 3-9. Various events and locations. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
Monday, November 5
- 9 a.m.: International Education Conference. Tate Page Hall. Contact Wouter Van Alebeek, (270) 745-3938.
- 9:10 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: ENG 300 Research. Cherry Hall, room 19. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 3:30 p.m.: Gender Images & Sustainability Fall Film Series: Night Moves. Jody Richards Hall Auditorium. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
- 3:30 p.m.: Presentation: Economic Transformation in Zimbabwe by Kevin and Susan Frey, Founders and Directors of Eden Ministries Inc. and Eden Children’s Village. Grise Hall, room 235. Contact Brian Strow, (270) 745-7082.
- 4 p.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: Unite: A Workshop for Community Building Among Diverse Students. Downing Student Union, room 3003. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 4:30 p.m.: Gender & Women’s Studies Gail Martin Lecture Series: Racial Justice in Anishinaabe Aki by Cecelia Rose LaPointe. Downing Student Union, room 3020. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
- 7 p.m.: Student Panel: Careers in International Affairs and Service. Mahurin Honors College-International Center, room 2001. Contact Office of Scholar Development, (270) 745-5043.
Tuesday, November 6
- 10 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: Exit West. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 11:10 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: Cultural Communication. Grise Hall, room 238 and 240. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 11:30 a.m.: Genderations Luncheon Series: Cecilia Rose LaPointe. Faculty House. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
- 5:30 p.m.: Fall 2018 WKU Student Funshop: Print Making. Kentucky Museum. Pre-registration required by Oct. 30. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
- 6:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion: Strategies for Launching and Building a Career in Today’s Market, moderated by Holly Stuart Hughes, editor of Photo District News. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Tim Broekema, (270) 745-3005.
- 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Lives of the Stars. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
- 7 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Louisville. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
- 7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Chorale and SOKY Choral Society. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $10: $8 for seniors/faculty; $5 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.