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Monday, November 17th, 2014

Monday, November 17th
9:00am - 4:00pm

Geosphere

  • Location: DSU Niteclass
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

The GeoSphere is an extraordinarily unique learning environment. Students enter the 20ʼ inflatable globe, sit on Antarctica, and are given an unparalleled view of our planet.
• Students go inside the GeoSphere one class at a time (25-30 people).
• Programs run 20 minutes in length
• GeoSphere shows natural vegetation regions, mountains, water bodies, latitude & longitude lines, plate tectonic boundaries, and city symbols.

To schedule a tour, contact Kay Gandy (kay.gandy@wku.edu) 

9:30am - 3:00pm

Get Smart About Ecuador- Fun & Facts

  • Location: GRH lobby
  • Time: 9:30am - 3:00pm

What do you know about Ecuador?? Come learn about the country, its products and people.  Test your knowledge with the trivia bowl – and win a prize!

4:30pm - 5:30pm

I Wish Someone Had Told Me...

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall (GRH) 2064
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join student panelists as they discuss what they wish someone had told them about study abroad. They'll share stories and their creative solutions to some perplexing situations. Don't miss out on this opportunity to pick up some helpful tips for YOUR study abroad trip. Refreshments will be provided.

6:00pm

Japanese Movie Night featuring Gojira

  • Location: GRH 1074
  • Time: 6:00pm

Come watch Gojira, the original Japanese movie of Godzilla. After the movie, Dr. Ted Hovet, Professor of English and Film Studies will lead discussions.

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Crude: Exploring the Complexities of Oil Extraction, A Film and Dialogue Event

  • Location: Elizabethtown Historic Theatre
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Currently, one of the most contested issues in Ecuador is the extraction of oil in the Amazon.  The film Crude tells the story of extraction in the Ecuadorian Amazon from multiple angles, including Ingenious residents, Chevron, members of the judicial system, and celebrities, of what some call, “the Amazon Chernobyl.”  This free to the public film event will be followed by an opportunity for community members to dialogue about the global complexities of oil extraction.

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