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  • Author: WKU News
  • Author: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Here's a listing of WKU events for Tuesday, Feb. 13, through Saturday, March 3. All times are Central (unless noted). More event listings: WKU Events calendar; Events@WKU page; WKU events on Instagram; WKU Admissions events; WKU Alumni events

Ongoing/continuing events

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Thursday, Feb. 15

  • 8 a.m.: IdeaFestival Bowling Green. Van Meter Hall and Downing Student Union. Contact Erika Solberg, (270) 745-3015.
  • 2:30 p.m.: Presentation: Kelly Craft, U.S. Ambassador to Canada. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-3975.
  • 3 p.m.: Lecture: Leadership for Today’s Global Issues by Ted Nicholas. Guillaume Auditorium, Grise Hall. Contact Wendi Kelley, (270) 745-2279.
  • 3:45 p.m.: University Senate Meeting. Faculty House. Contact Eric Kondratieff, (270) 745-8861.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7 p.m.: Kentucky Live Series: College Life and the Making of Modern Nashville by Mary Ellen Pethel, Harper Hall School. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green. Contact Brian Coutts, (270) 745-6221.

Friday, Feb. 16

Saturday, Feb. 17

Sunday, Feb. 18

Monday, Feb. 19

  • 8 a.m.: Head for The Hill, open house event for prospective students. Diddle Arena, Downing Student Union and other locations. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
  • 11 a.m.: Guest Lecture: Data, Professional Judgment and Models in Exposure Assessment by Dr. Gurumurthy Ramachandran of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Jody Richards Hall Auditorium. Contact Susan Megahee, (270) 745-8870.
  • 2 p.m.: Dedication and Ribbon Cutting. Ogden College Hall. Contact Melanie Redden, (270) 745-4448.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Thursday, Feb. 22

  • 8:30 a.m.: Wedge Visiting Scholar Presentation: Dr. Rena Subotnik, American Psychological Association. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • 3 p.m.: Mahurin Honors College Speaker Series: Narratives of (and in) Higher Education by Dr. Sarah Mahurin, dean of Timothy Dwight College at Yale. Honors College/International Center ballroom. Contact Mahurin Honors College, (270) 745-2081.
  • 3:30 p.m.: BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism Lecture Series: The Ethics of Transracialism by Rebecca Tuvel, Rhodes College. Guillaume Auditorium, Grise Hall. Contact Brian Strow, (270) 745-7082.
  • 7 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. Charlotte. Diddle Arena. Coming Home King will be announced at halftime. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7 p.m.: Far Away Places Series: The Magic, Mystery and Misfortune of Modern Kenya by Nancy Rice, WKU Biology Department. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green. Contact Brian Coutts, (270) 745-6221.
  • 7 p.m.: Black Excellence Exposition, hosted by WKU Forensics. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Chris Chandler, (270) 745-6340.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Guest Clarinet Recital. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Friday, Feb. 23

  • Triple T Farm Black Hereford Cattle Show & Sale. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, (270) 745-3976.
  • 9 a.m.: Board of Regents Meeting. Martin Regents Room, Jody Richards Hall. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Green Bay. Part of WKU Hilltopper Classic. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Northern Illinois. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 5:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Toledo. Part of WKU Hilltopper Classic. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: Faraway Flix Film Series: Dukhtar. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Shaden Melky, (270) 745-5139.
  • 7 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Charlotte. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: The Symphony at WKU. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $10; $5 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Sunday, Feb. 25

  • WKU Softball vs. TBA. Part of WKU Hilltopper Classic. Game at 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Northern Illinois. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.

Monday, Feb. 26

  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 8 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

  • 1 p.m.: Presentation: Monika’s Blues: On the Trail of the German Harmonica and African-American Blues Culture by Herbert Quelle, Consul General of Germany to Chicago. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Michael McClellan, (270) 745-7002.
  • 4 p.m.: Diplomacy on the Hill Series: German Refugee Policy Since 2015 – The Political Fallout by Herbert Quelle, Consul General of Germany to Chicago. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Michael McClellan, (270) 745-7002.
  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 6 p.m.: Lecture: Anthems, Athletes and Activism: Communicating about Patriotism and Race in Contemporary Sport by Dr. Michael Butterworth, University of Texas-Austin. Guillaume Auditorium, Grise Hall. Contact Communication, (270) 745-3296.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Symphonic Band. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Thursday, March 1

Friday, March 2

  • 9 a.m.: Used Book Sale to benefit SOKY Book Fest. Warren County Public Library’s Bob Kirby Branch, 175 Iron Skillet Court. Contact SOKY Book Fest, (270) 745-4502.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Austin Peay. Part of WKU Hilltopper Spring Fling. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. West Virginia. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 5:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Dayton. Part of WKU Hilltopper Spring Fling. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit Opening Reception. Kentucky Museum. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.
  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament semifinals. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Lucas Allen, percussion. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Performance: New Works Festival 2018. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 8 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament semifinals. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Saturday, March 3

  • 8 a.m.: Kappa Delta Shamrock Shootout. Preston Health and Activities Center. Continues March 4. Contact Haley Doerr, (502) 751-6709.
  • 9 a.m.: Used Book Sale to benefit SOKY Book Fest. Warren County Public Library’s Bob Kirby Branch, 175 Iron Skillet Court. Contact SOKY Book Fest, (270) 745-4502.
  • 9 a.m.: Regional Bridge Building Competition. Center for Research and Development, 2413 Nashville Road. Contact Rico Tyler, (270) 745-3900.
  • 10 a.m.: Pysanky Egg Dyeing Workshop. Kentucky Museum. Contact Lynne Ferguson, (270) 745-2594.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Team Penning. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, (270) 745-3976.
  • 12:30 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Evansville. Part of WKU Hilltopper Spring Fling. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. West Virginia. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls’ 4th Region Tournament championship. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Josh Scott. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Performance: New Works Festival 2018. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

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