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Week of 1/24 to 1/30
Sunday, January 24th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

WKU opens the spring 2021 season with matches against Mercer at 11 a.m. and Bellarmine at 6 p.m. In addition, Mercer will face Bellarmine at 2:30 p.m.

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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Location: Hardin Planetarium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Perseverance to Reach Mars will be presented Jan. 7-Feb. 18 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Hardin Planetarium’s free of charge public shows are offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover will reach Mars on Feb. 18 to begin its search for signs of ancient microbial life, and characterizing environmental conditions that could affect future astronauts living and working on Mars. Perseverance will be only the fifth rover to attempt landing on Mars – when less than 50% of the missions ever sent to Mars by any space agency have been successful. The mission for this 1-ton, compact-car sized, nuclear-powered science laboratory on 6-wheels is to navigate around Jezero Crater’s ancient river delta, analyzing 3½ billion-year-old samples formed when Mars was still wet.

Perseverance to Reach Mars has a 35-minute running time, with time for questions at the end of the presentation. Suitable for all ages. No ticket required and no reservations accepted. The show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Masks are to be worn at all times within the building. Our temporarily limited capacity provides for substantial distancing in Hardin Planetarium’s large spaces. Guest names and phone numbers will be collected for contact tracing, and seating is assigned by planetarium staff. Shortly before the show, attendees will be guided to their assigned seats within the domed star chamber. While waiting to be seated, guests are encouraged to explore the exhibits, moving counter-clockwise through the Ring Hall. The planetarium is located at 1501 State St.

More information is available by calling (270) 745-4044 or visiting the planetarium website at https://www.wku.edu/hardinplanetarium/

Contact: Chris Chandler, (270) 745-4044

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

WKU opens the spring 2021 season with matches against Mercer at 11 a.m. and Bellarmine at 6 p.m. In addition, Mercer will face Bellarmine at 2:30 p.m.

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

Monday, January 25th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

Tuesday, January 26th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

3:00pm
  • Time: 3:00pm

Need help figuring out how to augment a course? Zoom in to this brainstorming session and we'll help you along the process! To register, follow this link.

6:00pm
  • Time: 6:00pm

How the stuff you can't stop thinking, talking, and reading and learning about can illuminate a purposeful path.

Note: Workshops are limited to 10 participants. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop that delivers tangible, personalized results and action items. Come prepared to be engaged!

Register here.

6:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Visit with Graduate School staff to find out about graduate programs, graduate assistantships, applying for admission, and more! 

Register at www.wku.edu/graduate/grad.

7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Hardin Planetarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Perseverance to Reach Mars will be presented Jan. 7-Feb. 18 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Hardin Planetarium’s free of charge public shows are offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover will reach Mars on Feb. 18 to begin its search for signs of ancient microbial life, and characterizing environmental conditions that could affect future astronauts living and working on Mars. Perseverance will be only the fifth rover to attempt landing on Mars – when less than 50% of the missions ever sent to Mars by any space agency have been successful. The mission for this 1-ton, compact-car sized, nuclear-powered science laboratory on 6-wheels is to navigate around Jezero Crater’s ancient river delta, analyzing 3½ billion-year-old samples formed when Mars was still wet.

Perseverance to Reach Mars has a 35-minute running time, with time for questions at the end of the presentation. Suitable for all ages. No ticket required and no reservations accepted. The show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Masks are to be worn at all times within the building. Our temporarily limited capacity provides for substantial distancing in Hardin Planetarium’s large spaces. Guest names and phone numbers will be collected for contact tracing, and seating is assigned by planetarium staff. Shortly before the show, attendees will be guided to their assigned seats within the domed star chamber. While waiting to be seated, guests are encouraged to explore the exhibits, moving counter-clockwise through the Ring Hall. The planetarium is located at 1501 State St.

More information is available by calling (270) 745-4044 or visiting the planetarium website at https://www.wku.edu/hardinplanetarium/

Contact: Chris Chandler, (270) 745-4044

Wednesday, January 27th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Gender & Women's Studies, WKU Department of English, and WKU African American Studies co-sponsored event with Berea College "Gender Talk" series. Zoom Link will provided prior to events.

Thursday, January 28th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The WKU Graduate School will host its inaugural 3MT® competition in February 2021! The 3MT® competition is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. 

Graduate students have up to three minutes to synthesize their key findings from their projects and concisely present their research such that a lay audience can understand. 

Virtual information session(s) will be held on Thursday, January 28 and Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 3.00 to 4.00 pm.

Learn more at https://www.wku.edu/graduate/professional-development/3mt/

5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Location: The Harbaugh Club inside LT Smith Stadium
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Black History Month 2021 will kick-off with a celebration of the significance of Black History Month nationwide and its ever-present importance at Western Kentucky University.


Sponsored by the Black History Month Planning Committee and the Black Student Alliance

6:30pm
  • Time: 6:30pm

This 30-minute session will provide an overview of several funded summer research programs for students in the sciences and social sciences, cover how to search for these opportunities, and discuss strategies for developing a strong application.

Register here.

7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. John Baker, faculty member in the Organizational Leadership program and military veteran, will discuss the advantages of graduate study for military students.

Register at www.wku.edu/graduate/grad. 

7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Hardin Planetarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Perseverance to Reach Mars will be presented Jan. 7-Feb. 18 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Hardin Planetarium’s free of charge public shows are offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover will reach Mars on Feb. 18 to begin its search for signs of ancient microbial life, and characterizing environmental conditions that could affect future astronauts living and working on Mars. Perseverance will be only the fifth rover to attempt landing on Mars – when less than 50% of the missions ever sent to Mars by any space agency have been successful. The mission for this 1-ton, compact-car sized, nuclear-powered science laboratory on 6-wheels is to navigate around Jezero Crater’s ancient river delta, analyzing 3½ billion-year-old samples formed when Mars was still wet.

Perseverance to Reach Mars has a 35-minute running time, with time for questions at the end of the presentation. Suitable for all ages. No ticket required and no reservations accepted. The show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Masks are to be worn at all times within the building. Our temporarily limited capacity provides for substantial distancing in Hardin Planetarium’s large spaces. Guest names and phone numbers will be collected for contact tracing, and seating is assigned by planetarium staff. Shortly before the show, attendees will be guided to their assigned seats within the domed star chamber. While waiting to be seated, guests are encouraged to explore the exhibits, moving counter-clockwise through the Ring Hall. The planetarium is located at 1501 State St.

More information is available by calling (270) 745-4044 or visiting the planetarium website at https://www.wku.edu/hardinplanetarium/

Contact: Chris Chandler, (270) 745-4044

Friday, January 29th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

3:00pm
  • Time: 3:00pm

How the stuff you can't stop thinking, talking, and reading and learning about can illuminate a purposeful path.

Note: Workshops are limited to 10 participants. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop that delivers tangible, personalized results and action items. Come prepared to be engaged!

Register here.

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The WKU women’s basketball team has rescheduled a pair of games against Charlotte and will play the 49ers on Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30 in Bowling Green. Both games will tipoff at 4 p.m. 

The series takes the place of the Lady Toppers’ scheduled games at Old Dominion that were previously announced to have been postponed due to COVID-19 issues in the Monarch program.

WKU and Charlotte were originally scheduled to play Jan. 1 and 2 in Bowling Green, but the series was postponed. 

Season ticket holders will be able to access their mobile tickets through their Account Manager. Those with printed tickets will need to contact the WKU Ticket Office at 270-745-5222 or via email (tickets@wku.edu). 

Friday’s game will air on ESPN+ and WKU PBS locally. Saturday’s game will be exclusively broadcast on ESPN+.

For more about Lady Topper Basketball, visit https://wkusports.com/sports/womens-basketball

2020-21 Gameday Guide

Saturday, January 30th
12:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Location: kentucky Museum - wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

For 2021 the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is moving to an online format.

  • wku.edu/go/celebration
  • Online Entry Form
  • E-mail a photograph of your work, see photo requirements below
  • Juror will determine awards from your photograph(s)
  • Facebook/Youtube Video Opening Award Presentation
  • Online Flickr Gallery Exhibit
  • NO ENTRY FEE - US Bank is covering all 2021 entry fees
All Day
  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php | Apply on Handshake
  • Time: All Day

Build real-world skills of planning, assessment, administration, counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, facilities management, staff development, leadership training, public speaking, and many other valuable skills.

You have the opportunity to make life-long friendships with residents and fellow staff.

Take full advantage of your college experience - become a Resident Assistant!

Application deadline is February 12. 

Learn more and apply at www.wku.edu/housing/employment/ra.php 

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The WKU women’s basketball team has rescheduled a pair of games against Charlotte and will play the 49ers on Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30 in Bowling Green. Both games will tipoff at 4 p.m. 

The series takes the place of the Lady Toppers’ scheduled games at Old Dominion that were previously announced to have been postponed due to COVID-19 issues in the Monarch program.

WKU and Charlotte were originally scheduled to play Jan. 1 and 2 in Bowling Green, but the series was postponed. 

Season ticket holders will be able to access their mobile tickets through their Account Manager. Those with printed tickets will need to contact the WKU Ticket Office at 270-745-5222 or via email (tickets@wku.edu). 

Friday’s game will air on ESPN+ and WKU PBS locally. Saturday’s game will be exclusively broadcast on ESPN+.

For more about Lady Topper Basketball, visit https://wkusports.com/sports/womens-basketball

2020-21 Gameday Guide

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