May, 2014, WKU Potter College of Arts & Letters 2014 Student Awards Ceremony
This year's award ceremony honored seven Folk Studies and Anthropology student award winners:
Lilli Tichinin - Outstanding Graduate Student in Folk Studies
Chloe Brown - Cam Collins Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student inFolklore
Madelyn Gates - Cam Collins Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Folklore
Rebecca Nimmo - Outstanding Senior Anthropology Student
Lauren Kenney- Outstanding Anthropology Graduate in the Biological Anthropology Concentration
Elisabeth Hackworth - Outstanding Anthropology Graduate in the Cultural Anthropology Concentration
Kalli Beasley - Outstanding Anthropology Graduate in the Archaeology Concentration
March 2014, WKU Student Research Conference
The Folk Studies undergraduate and graduates students presented their papers at the WKU Student Research Conference on March 22nd, 2014. Topics included proper museum artwork etiquette, the Gardner House, and the folklore of musicians' jokes. Folk Studies graduate student Jacob Buechler won an award for his paper!
February 2014, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
Students in the Museum Procedures and Preservation Techniques class recently visited the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville. WKU alumni and Coordinator of Educational Programming and Community Outreach, Sarah McCartt-Jackson spoke with the students about the museum and her job there.