Planetarium examines 2012 Doomsday
|Date: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012||Return|
2012 Doomsday: Predicting an End, or Just a Cycle? begins Nov. 25 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 23. Admission is free and the 40-minute program is suitable for all ages. Note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.
About the show: Some say the Mayas predicted the end of the world on Dec. 21. This interactive presentation takes a light-hearted look at the many “prophecies” and alarmist warnings which claim to know how the world will end, if any of them could be right, and how this craze all got started in the first place.
Show times and dates are:
- Sunday Nov. 25 2 p.m.
- Tuesday Nov. 27 7 p.m.
- Thursday Nov. 29 7 p.m.
- Sunday Dec. 2 2 p.m.
- Tuesday Dec. 4 7 p.m.
- Thursday Dec. 6 7 p.m.
- Sunday Dec. 9 2 p.m.
- Tuesday Dec. 11 7 p.m.
- Thursday Dec. 13 7 p.m.
- Sunday Dec. 16 2 p.m.
- Tuesday Dec. 18 7 p.m.
- Thursday Dec. 20 7 p.m.
- Sunday Dec. 23 2 p.m.
Contact: Richard Gelderman, (270) 745-4044.
History will be made on Nov. 29 when WKU will get its first chapter of SALUTE, a national honor society for student veterans. Seven charter members will be inducted into SALUTE at 5 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center, 410 Tate Page Hall.
Three alumni from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology who work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have been assigned to Puerto Rico to assist in post-hurricane recovery efforts.
On National Philanthropy Day, WKU’s Division of Development & Alumni Relations was rebranded as Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement; Laura Turner Dugas was named the 2017 Philanthropist of the Year; and a gift for diversity initiatives was announced.
WKU’s Forensics Team divided into three groups and traveled to Lebanon, Illinois; Normal, Illinois; and Jefferson City, Tennessee, to compete in six tournaments Nov. 11-12.
Students, faculty, and staff from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and Department of Geography & Geology recently attended national conferences in Arkansas and Washington state.
A bronze statue of longtime WKU supporter and Kentucky State Rep. Jody Richards of Bowling Green was unveiled on WKU’s main campus Monday (Nov. 6) in Jody Richards Hall.
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