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Today@WKU: January 25, 2018

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  • Author: Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Today@WKU: January 25, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for January 25, 2018.

WKU News

  • Students to present research at 2018 Posters-at-the-Capitol: Twenty-four WKU students, including 10 from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, will present their research at the 2018 Posters-at-the-Capitol event Feb. 8 in Frankfort.
  • 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/

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WKU Sports

  • Football: Former WKU Tight End Deon Yelder Added to Senior Bowl Roster: After competing in last Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, former WKU tight end Deon Yelder is headed back across the country as a roster addition to the South team at the 2018 Senior Bowl in Mobile. Yelder joins former WKU quarterback Mike White on the South team roster and gives the Hilltoppers multiple participants in the game for the second-straight year after Taywan Taylor and Forrest Lamp participated last year. The Senior Bowl will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday; the NFL Network will air the game live.

More: For updates on WKU Athletics, follow @WKUSports on Twitter or WKU Athletics on Facebook.

WKU in the News

  • Stansbury calls for another big crowd Saturday vs. Marshall: E.A. Diddle Arena was packed Saturday with its biggest crowd in 15 years. Officials said 7,759 fans showed up to watch WKU lose 66-62 to Middle Tennessee. Now coach Rick Stansbury wants another big attendance number this week when his team hosts Marshall. The Hilltoppers (14-6 overall, 6-1 Conference USA) and Thundering Herd (14-6, 5-2) will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday in Diddle Arena.

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Thursday, Jan. 25

  • 3 p.m.: WKU Honors Band Clinic. Rescheduled from Jan. 18-20. Music Hall, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center and other locations. Contact Gary Schallert, (270) 745-5893.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Musica. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.

Friday, Jan. 26

  • 8:30 a.m.: WKU Honors Band Clinic. Rescheduled from Jan. 19. Music Hall, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center and other locations. Contact Gary Schallert, (270) 745-5893.
  • 9 a.m.: Board of Regents Committee Meetings. Martin Regents Room, Jody Richards Hall. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.
  • 8 p.m.: PRISM Concert. Rescheduled from Jan. 19. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $15; $8 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Sunday, Jan. 28

For upcoming events: Visit the What's Happening at WKU page, Events@WKU page or WKU’s online events calendar

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