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Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Tuesday, February 18th
8:00am - 9:00am

Strategic Planning Council Meeting

  • Location: State Farm Room
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Strategic Planning Council meeting 

9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Grand Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Courtyard
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Museum Front Lawn
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Debora Halpern Wegner, Ph.D.

  • Location: JRH 166
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Search Committee for the new Director, WKU School of Media, is pleased to announce that we have selected four finalists to come to campus to interview. Public presentations by each candidate are scheduled from 3:00 – 4:00 pm in the JRH Auditorium (JRH 166) each day and will be followed by a public reception. Interested faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the community are invited to attend.

 

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Counseling Center: LGBTQIA+ Support Group

  • Location: Potter Hall Conference Room, 408
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This group is a supportive environment for members of the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, and asexual or allied) community to develop deeper self-awareness, explore ways to maximize their WKU experience. This group discussion may include topics such as: coming out, family, relationships, wellness, etc.  

The group meets weekly to socialize, to celebrate identities, and to provide feedback and support to those who may be struggling with hardships unique to being LGBTQ.  Group lasts about 1 hour.

Typically, it is facilitated by a WKU CC Staff, although for Spring 2020 semester may be peer led at times. This is not a therapy or counseling group. Hard topics may be discussed and advice requested; however, the leader reserves the right to suggest members attend individual counseling (if it’s clear further processing and individual attention is needed).

5:00pm - 8:00pm
5:30pm

"Messages in a Bottle" Meeting

  • Location: CH 124
  • Time: 5:30pm

"Messages in a Bottle" Creative Writing Club Meeting

Writers of all stripes are welcome—majors or not!

All Day

Entrepreneur Speaker Series

  • Location: TBD
  • Time: All Day

Time, speaker, and location TO BE DETERMINED

All Day

Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

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