Today@WKU: November 7, 2018
- Author: WKU News
- Author: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for November 7, 2018.
- Beta Alpha Psi Earns Superior Chapter Status: WKU’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been recognized as a Superior Chapter by the international honor society. For its efforts, the chapter will receive an award of $500 from the KPMG Foundation.
- WKU Professor Receives Faculty Award for Technology Design that Aids Student Learning: WKU announced in the spring of 2018 the recipients of the annual Faculty and University Awards. Among them was Dr. Xiaoxia “Silvie” Huang of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. The College chose Dr. Huang to receive this award for outstanding work in Research/Creativity.
- 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: Tops Can't Sustain Lead in 73-55 Loss to Washington: WKU Hilltopper Basketball led No. 25/24 Washington by nine points at halftime Tuesday, but couldn't sustain the lead on the road in a 73-55 loss to open the season. The Hilltoppers (0-1) finished the first half on a 20-2 run, including the final 17 points of the frame, to make it 36-27 WKU at the break. But Washington (1-0) opened the second half with a 13-0 run, then outscored WKU 15-2 later to pull away for good. Next: WKU vs. UT Martin at 6 p.m. Saturday.
- Women’s basketball: Lady Toppers Drop Hard-Fought Battle to Louisville, 102-80: Asia Durr scored 33 points to help No. 5 Louisville beat WKU 102-80 on Tuesday night and get coach Jeff Walz his 300th career win. Tuesday also marked the head coaching debut of Greg Collins at WKU (0-1). The defending Conference USA Tournament champion Lady Toppers orchestrated two runs in the first half to trim Louisville's lead to single digits, but Durr and the Cardinals never let it get close. Next: WKU at Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Friday.
- Football: Practice Report: WKU Football concluded practice Tuesday evening as the Hilltoppers look to battle the Florida Atlantic Owls this Saturday in Boca Raton, Fla. The game will be streamed on Stadium including Facebook Live at 4 p.m. CT. More: Hilltoppers in the NFL
- Gordon Ford College of Business offers professional clothing: For most college students, finances are often tight. This makes it harder for them to buy professional clothes. However, the Gordon Ford College of Business is changing that.
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.
- Business & Professionalism Week. Through Nov. 9. Various events and locations. Contact Gordon Ford College of Business, (270) 745-6311.
Wednesday, November 7
- 9 a.m.: International Business Forum: International Coffee Hour. Grise Hall, room 238. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 10:20 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: It Improved. Grise Hall, room 238. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 11:30 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: CHIN 401 Language Study. Ransdell Hall, room 2010. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 1:50 p.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: CHIN 321 Language Study. Ransdell Hall, room 2010. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 1:50 p.m.: Business & Professionalism Week Presentation: Living the Spartan Life: The Story of a Student Entrepreneur. Grise Hall’s Guillaume Auditorium. Contact Gordon Ford College of Business, (270) 745-6311.
- 3:15 p.m.: Business & Professionalism Week Presentation: How Majoring in Economics set Ty Wilson Up for Success. Grise Hall, room 442. Contact Gordon Ford College of Business, (270) 745-6311.
- 4 p.m.: Global Value: International Education in the 21st Century. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
Thursday, November 8
- 9:35 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: CD 481 International Children's Literature. Academic Complex, room 310. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 11:10 a.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: What is Being Carved in Flesh is an Image of Society. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, room 239. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 12:45 p.m.: International Education Week Dialogue Series: Entry Modes Explored. Grise Hall, room 242. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 4 p.m.: International Education Week Presentation: Deliberative Dialogue on Immigration. Mahurin Honors College-International Center Multipurpose Room. Registration required. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 5:30 p.m.: Taste of Cuba. San Juan Smokehouse, 1026 Chestnut St. Cost is $35. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Lives of the Stars. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
- 7 p.m.: Poetry Reading: Words of Preservation by Karla K. Morton and Alan Birkelbach. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact English, (270) 745-3043.
Friday, November 9
- 8 a.m.: Head for The Hill open house event. Diddle Arena. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
- 8:30 a.m.: Berta Seminar 2018: Identifying and Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Students with guest speaker Lisa Van Gemert, author of Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing ‘Never Good Enough.’ Knicely Conference Center. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
- 11 a.m.: Veterans Day Ceremony. Guthrie Bell Tower. Contact ROTC, (270) 745-4293.
- 11:30 a.m.: ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Club, Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact ROTC, (270) 745-4293.
- 3 p.m.: Cuban Salsa Workshop. Gordon Wilson Hall. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
- 3:30 p.m.: 38th Annual WKU Mathematics Symposium. Snell Hall, first floor. Contact Mathematics, (270) 745-3651.
- 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $20; $16 for students and seniors. Recommended for mature audiences. Contact Theatre and Dance, (270) 745-5845.