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Today@WKU: March 5, 2018

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  • Author: Monday, March 5th, 2018
Today@WKU: March 5, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for March 5, 2018.

WKU Ceramics students made, glazed and fired over 140 handmade bowls for the Empty Bowls of Bowling Green fundraising event. Empty Bowls aims to end hunger within our communities by partnering with local artists and community members who provide handcrafted bowls for the event. The 6th annual Empty Bowls event will take place Thursday (March 8). All funds from the event are donated to area charities to provide food to those in need.

WKU News

  • View from the Hill: Mahurin Honors College kicks off speaker series: The Honors College at WKU kicked off its first-ever speaker series with a Bowling Green native who is the Dean of Timothy Dwight College at Yale. WKU's Amy Bingham talks with Dr. Sarah Mahurin in this View from the Hill.
  • Summer Early Entry 2018 Registration is Now Open: For many students, math, literacy, and English are challenging subjects. As students enter college, they often need developmental classes to prepare them for future coursework. Summer Early Entry (SEE) allows first-time freshman the opportunity to complete developmental courses during the summer, while bridging the gap between high school and university level courses.
  • Ogden College of Science and Engineering newsletter: Check out the Winter 2018 newsletter from WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering.
  • PS1 & PS2 Used Nightly for Event Parking: WKU is hosting the 2018 KHSAA Regional Basketball Tournaments in Diddle Arena through March 6. PS1 and PS2 will be used for event parking.  Students and faculty/staff with current WKU parking permits may use the structures as space allows.
  • 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

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WKU in the News

  • Art project honors Bosnian War's victims, survivors: When WKU junior McKayla Cash remembers high school, the history of the 1990s Bosnian War and the 100,000 people killed is starkly absent. Cash worked with Bosnian artists last week to carve the faces of those touched by the war into walls at the Kentucky Museum’s courtyard. For Cash, an art education major from Campbellsville, it was a moving experience.

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WKU Alumni

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WKU Admissions

More: Visit the WKU Admissions website; Information for Prospective Students

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Monday, March 5

  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Boys’ 4th Region Tournament semifinals. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Cultural Enhancement Series: Daniel Levitin, neuroscientist, musician and author of This is Your Brain on Music. Van Meter Hall. Free admission. Contact Cultural Enhancement, (270) 745-4375.
  • 8 p.m.: High School Basketball: Boys’ 4th Region Tournament semifinals. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Tuesday, March 6

  • 11:30 a.m.: Genderations Lecture Series: A New Coming Out: The Shifting Queer Narrative in Film and Television by Jessica Folk; and A Queer Disability History of the U.S. Children’s Bureau by Audra Jennings. Faculty House. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Boys’ 4th Region Tournament championship. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 7 p.m.: BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism Lecture Series: Brexit: The Road to Riches or Ruin? by Daniel Hannan, member of the European Parliament. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Brian Strow, (270) 745-7082.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Starry Tales for a Winter Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.

Wednesday, March 7

  • 4 p.m.: Bosnian Coffee Demonstration. Faculty House. Contact Kentucky Folklife Program, (270) 745-4133.
  • 5 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. SIUE. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.

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

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