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Thursday, September 15th, 2022
Thursday, September 15th
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.

2:00pm
  • Location: DSU 2123
  • Time: 2:00pm

The Advising & Career Development Center (ACDC) is offering a Registration Workshop to help students prepare for registration later this semester. During this workshop, we will cover topics such as: Meeting with your Academic Advisor, Understanding your Degree Audit, and Registration Tools/Dates.

https://www.wku.edu/advising/registrationworkshops.php 

2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: HCIC 2007
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Hear us out: resumes are tools, not tests. Learn to think differently about resumes and design a college experience that works for you—and finds work for you. (We couldn’t resist!)

Already started on a resume? Bring a hard copy or a virtual copy on a device of your choice to make the most of the workshop.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: HCIC Multipurpose Room
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Want to know what courses will be offered in the Spring?  We know you do!

Come to this event to find out what Colloquia will be offered, professor introductions, and more.

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!
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

During DiscoverWKU, prospective students and their families can learn more about the opportunities available at WKU. There is an Admissions presentation at every DiscoverWKU event, so students can learn more about becoming a Hilltopper. High school seniors will be eligible to win a $500 scholarship or a VIP Visit Experience. 

Location:

Downing Student Union
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Register online at https://www.wku.edu/discoverwku/

7:30pm
  • Location: Jody Richards Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 7:30pm

2022 Carl L. and Mary Anne Kell Annual Distinguished Lecture in Communication

Dr. Sangita Shresthova is the Director of Research, Civic Imagination Project/Civic Paths Group at the University of Southern California

7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Location: JRH - JRH 0166
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Dr. Sangita Shresthova “Pop Culture, Remix and Pluralism: Why We need the Civic Imagination” Sept. 15, 2022 7:30pm JRH Auditorium
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