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Thursday, September 8th, 2022
Thursday, September 8th
All Day
  • Time: All Day

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.

All Day
  • Time: All Day

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. 

All Day
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

History suggests that as “big business” started to take hold in the late 1800s, women became more involved in business and working outside the home. However, few women owned companies. Those that did were in industries centered on women, such as home goods, apparel, or personal care.

Today, women own only 40% of businesses in the U.S., making Carrie Burnam Taylor’s business of the early 20th century that much more impressive. Curated with Dr. Carrie Cox, this exhibit will explore Taylor's life and work, displaying three of her dresses, two coats, two bodices, and various undergarments recently conserved thanks to our Adopt-an-Artifact program.

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All Day
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

This exhibit primarily focuses on the role of writing in two early urban societies, Mesopotamia and Egypt. The artifacts are roughly 4,300 to 3,000 years old. In the 19th century, museums and libraries throughout the Western world acquired cultural artifacts from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, often from a desire to connect with what they considered the origins of Western civilization or Biblical History.

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All Day
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: All Day

In the late 1800s, stitchery from London's Royal School of Art needlework and Japanese arts and crafts exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition inspired women across America to take up their needles in new and different ways. Explore the various "maniacal" and "maddening" designs that resulted in this showcase of our Crazy Quilt collection.

8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Location: FAC Corridor Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

This exhibition recognizes the Gerald Printing Graphic Design Scholarship and Awards that were established this past year and awarded to five exemplary students majoring in Graphic Design.

11:30am - 2:00pm
  • Location: Grise Hall Back Lawn
  • Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Gordon Ford College of Business Back to Business Bash. Enjoy food and a students activities fair.

5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Cherry Hall 316
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
WKU Philosophy Club
Thursdays, Cherry Hall 316, 5 pm
Free snacks provided
All are welcome!
5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the opening of First Farmers of the Barren River Valley, an exhibition of recent excavations along the Barren River by the Kentucky Archaeological Survey. This exhibition highlights diverse aspects of pre-contact Native American farm life in the Barren River valley. Utilizing results of recent excavations by the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, First Farmers displays and interprets findings related to technology, settlement, foodways, society/politics, and economics/trade that reveal life in a farming village circa 1200-1300 CE.

The opening includes:

  • A 30-minute behind-the-scenes talk with archaeologists about the site (begins at 5:30).
  • Q&A with the archaeological team who surveyed and excavated the site.
  • Self-guided tours of the exhibition.

Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For more about WKU Volleyball, visit https://wkusports.com/sports/womens-volleyball

7:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Location: First Year Village Lawn (Near Regents Hall) / Rain Location: Meredith Hall Training Room
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

WKU Housing & Residence Life invites you to Movie on the Lawn: Thor Love & Thunder! 

Come dressed as your favorite Marvel character for a costume contest 7:30-8 PM

Movie begins at 8 PM. 

Free popcorn and snacks provided.

Bring your own beverage/blanket/chair.

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