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Thursday, October 27th, 2022
Thursday, October 27th
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

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 Main Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

This competitive juried exhibition showcases a selection of work in a variety of media created by students in the WKU Department of Art & Design.

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

This exhibition presents a powerful series of images captured by photographer and community activist, Johnalma Barnett.

9:00am - 10:00am
  • Location: Honors College International Center 3004
  • Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Join WKU Global Learning Advisors to go work through the process and steps for having transfer credit earned on global learning programs applied to your WKU transcript. 

11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Location: Montana Grille, 1740 Scottsville Road
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Homecoming festivities kick off with the Chili & Cheese Luncheon and Pep Rally. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement. Takeout only. Pep Rally begins at noon.

For more details and to puchase tickets visit: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/jaosck/event/854921/?_ga=2.246134340.1395394683.1660072767-1142378613.1658240374

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

Gearing up for a big scholarship application? Need a reminder that the late nights and hard work are worth it? Our OSD All-Stars—alumni who have been there, done that—are in your corner and ready to root you on. Pop in for a life-giving break from the hustle!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: The Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Please join us tonight at 4pm to honor Jonesville at The Kentucky Museum. Jonesville was a predominantly African American community in Bowling Green, that was destroyed in the 60s to expand WKU's campus. Tonight, we will be discussing what happened to Jonesville and it's legacy.

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Western Kentucky University will host an event during Homecoming Week 2022 to honor the families of descendants of Jonesville, an African American community that once existed where buildings such as E.A. Diddle Arena and Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium stand today. The event is the first of many being planned by the Jonesville Reconciliation Workgroup over the next few years.

Honoring Jonesville: Our People, Our Community, Our Legacy will take place on Thursday, October 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum. It will feature the What Happened to Jonesville? Exhibit and reception and include remarks at 5 p.m. This event is coordinated by the Jonesville Reconciliation Workgroup.

President Timothy C. Caboni established the Jonesville Reconciliation Workgroup during the Spring 2022 semester. Members of the workgroup include WKU alumni, WKU employees, descendants of Jonesville, and individuals from the Bowling Green/Warren County community. The primary purpose of the workgroup is to appropriately address the issues that remain from the dismantling of the Jonesville neighborhood. 

In addition to families of Jonesville descendants being invited, the exhibit and reception are open to WKU employees and the public. Guests are invited to RSVP online at www.wku.edu/jonesville, where more information can also be found about Jonesville, the Jonesville Reconciliation Workgroup, and the fall 2022 exhibit and reception.

For information about the Jonesville exhibit, contact Brent Bjorkman at brent.bjorkman@wku.edu. For information on the Jonesville Reconciliation Workgroup, contact Saundra Ardrey at Saundra.ardrey@wku.edu. Details can also be found at https://www.wku.edu/jonesville/

4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: Helm 3001
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Mastered the basics of Zotero? Join us to learn about collaboration with Zotero online, saving different file types, and adding tags, notes, and annotations to your sources. 

B.Y.O.L.: Bring Your Own Laptop!

Registration Link: https://libcal.wku.edu/event/9565572


Looking for an online Zotero workshop? Contact laura.delancey@wku.edu to schedule.   

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!

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 Last Modified 9/19/23