2018 Winter Weather Communications Plan: Check out a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed.
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/
Football: Jack Doyle Becomes First Pro Bowler in WKU History: Former WKU tight end Jack Doyle has been named to the 2018 Pro Bowl roster, the NFL and Indianapolis Colts announced on Sunday. Doyle, a four-year letterman from 2009-12, becomes the first former player in WKU history to be named a Pro Bowler, and he did it on the backing of a career season for the Colts, his first as the team's No. 1 tight end.
Women’s basketball: Lady Toppers Ride Big Fourth Quarter Past Marshall, 86-66: C-USA Player of the Year candidate Tashia Brown turned in one of her strongest performances of the season with a season-high 33 points and was one of four Lady Toppers in double figures as WKU earned an 86-66 victory inside the Cam Henderson Center against Marshall on Sunday afternoon. Next: WKU (14-5, 5-1 C-USA) at North Texas at 7 p.m. Friday.
Tennis: WKU Comes Up Short in Season Opener at Alabama: WKU Tennis fell just shy of a victory at Alabama on Sunday afternoon after tying in the singles competition 3-3 but being defeated on the doubles point. The final score of the match was 4-3. Next: The Lady Toppers will compete in a doubleheader in Louisville this weekend playing UTEP on Friday followed by Louisville on Saturday.
Track & Field: Hilltoppers Wrap Up Two-Day Vanderbilt Invitational: Back in Music City for the second time this season, the Hilltopper track and field squad was up against a competitive Vanderbilt Invitational field on Friday and Saturday. Julius Morris and Jonathan Hayden used a pair of top-five all-time indoor times by a Hilltopper to leave their marks on the meet. Next: WKU will head back to Indiana for the Indiana University Relays on Jan. 26-27.
Conference USA title race heats up after Middle's win at WKU: After four weeks of Conference USA basketball, the race to be crowned league champion has some serious heat to it. Middle Tennessee’s 66-62 win at WKU on Saturday created a three-way tie atop the table. And Marshall, who beat MTSU on Thursday, is lurking just one game back.
Topper Travelers Program 2018: The WKU Alumni Association is planning a Baltic Cruise across Northern Europe June 21-July 2. The 10-night cruise across the Baltic Sea aboard Marina will begin in Copenhagen, Denmark, with stops in Berlin, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; and Stockholm, Sweden. For information, visit alumni.wku.edu/baltic2018 or contact the Alumni Association at 800-842-9023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photographic Exhibition:Bosnia and Herzegovina: Then and Now. Jan. 31-April 13. Jody Richards Hall Gallery. Contact Tim Broekema, (270) 745-3055.
Art Exhibition:Proof of Existence: An Exhibit of Work by Contemporary Artists of Bosnian and Balkan Origin. Jan. 22-April 6. Contact Art, (270) 745-3944.
Monday, Jan. 22
Spring Semester Classes Begin.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
11:30 a.m.: Smart Start Business Basics, free workshop hosted by WKU Small Business Development Center. WKU Center for Research and Development, room 129, 2413 Nashville Road. Contact Miller Slaughter, (270) 745-1924.