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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Events

Far and Away Places

 

October 19th, 2012

7:00-8:00pm, Barmes and Noble

Dr. Patrick Pranke from the University of Louisville will discuss the Paths to Liberation in Burmese Buddhism.

 

Horseback Riding, Chariots, and Ancient Warfare

 

Dr. David Anthony 

October 25th, 2012
4:00pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium 

In his talk, Dr. Anthony reviews recent archaeological discoveries in the Eurasian steppes related to the invention of horseback riding and chariotry.  He argues that these were first developed by tribal herders in the steppes and only later diffused to the civilizations of the  Near East, China, and South Asia.

 

Wuhan Scholar to Teach Bi-Term Course

Dr. Liu Lehen will be coming to WKU in the spring and will teach a Chinese Philosophy course in which he will cover Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist from ancient times through the present day.

 

Please check back with us for events coming this spring!

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