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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

Gender & Women's Studies Creative Writing Contest

18th annual Gender & Women’s Studies

Creative Writing Contest

Seeks fresh, reflective poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction exploring feminist themes/issues

 Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015


•Any WKU student may submit one original, unpublished work up to 750 words. Entrant’s name must not appear on the manuscript, but should be accompanied by a cover sheet that includes the title of the piece, name, student ID number, local address, undergrad or grad status, and WKU e-mail address.

•The winners, one undergraduate and one graduate, will be honored at the Gender & Women’s Studies Awards Dinner at the faculty house on Monday, April 27, 2015. Each winner will receive a $100 award.

•Submit to: Dale Rigby, Dept. Of English 110A or email attachment to


Creative Writing Contest Flyer

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