In politics, the old adage “having a seat at the table” is often used to refer to those in positions of power, influence and policy making. This poster exhibit highlights a few of the women who have held political office and had “a seat at the table” in decision making for the Commonwealth.
This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.
FGP assists students as they negotiate the often difficult affective and academic shifts between high school and college. Learn more about the program in this exhibit, presented by the Kelly M. Burch Institute for Transformative Practices in Higher Education, Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing, the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the WKU Center for Literacy, and the Kentucky Museum.
Gazing Deeply showcases how WKU’s backyard—the unique landscape of Mammoth Cave—is being studied, interpreted, and inspiring action on environmental change. Coinciding with the UNESCO Conservation of Fragile Karst Resources: A Workshop on Sustainability and Community and Earth Day’s 50th anniversary in 2020, this exhibition is a collaborative effort between arts and science faculty and students that highlights one of the most well-known and vital natural landscapes in the world.
The 14thAnnual LifeSkills Run for Autism, supporting the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU, will be a virtual event this year and will include a 4 Mile Run, a 1 Mile Kid's Run and a 1 Mile Fun Walk.
Political polarization is to be expected in any vibrant democratic society where freedom of expression and belief is respected. That this not spill into violence, however, is something that institutions must ensure. Institutions are those practices and organizations that have become entrenched in given circumstances or contexts. Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law are perhaps the most important legal institution that ensures people with radically different beliefs can live together harmoniously.
Join John Sunnygard as he talks to Belinder Odek and Martin van Staden from Bridge Africa about their work and experience with political unrest in Africa and their perspective on the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.
Empowerment is for All of Us is designed to empower college women to become comfortable with their own bodies and to advocate against any harm to themselves or those closest to them. Students will participate in round table discussion, mindfullness with yoga, and bystander intervention activities. This event will feature facilitator Dr. Lacretia Dye from the Counseling and Student Affairs program and session leaders from WKU Student Conduct, WKU Counseling Center, and Hope Harbor. It is open to all students.
Hitting up the Echo River Trail and Sunset Point Junction, we are starting before sundown to make it to the top just as the sun is setting! A beginner-friendly hike along the river and through the heart of Mammoth Cave National Park, a real treat to start Spring!
WKU Jazz Band presents WKU Jazz in Concert with works by Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, and Oliver Nelson. This concert will feature our guest artist - Trumpet Professor from Indiana University, Pat Harbison. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets. Tickets are $12 and seating is limited. You can also watch the performance live on our YouTube channel.