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Friday, April 17th, 2020

Friday, April 17th
All Day

Strava Leaderboard

  • Time: All Day

Join our Strava club to see what activities others are partaking in during this time & to record your activity! 

How to join: 

  •  Download the FREE Strava app 
  •  Make a profile! 
  •  Search "WKU ORAC" in clubs 
  •  Record your activity daily! 
  •  Get on the leader board & feel good!

 

Stay on the leaderboard for 2 weeks to get WellU Credit!

 

9:00am - 4:00am

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum. Meet the artists at the reception on Saturday, April 11, from 2 PM - 4 PM in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

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9:00am - 3:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

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

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

Gazing Deeply: The Art and Science of Mammoth Cave

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

Gazing Deeply showcases how WKU’s backyard—the unique landscape of Mammoth Cave—is being studied, interpreted, and inspiring action on environmental change.

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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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All Day

US Bank Celebration of the Arts

  • Time: All Day

The US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibit is an open art show featuring the work of professional as well as amateur artists who reside in Kentucky within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, KY. All work will be exhibited at the Kentucky Museum from February 29 - April 17. Works are judged and awards given in eight categories.

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

8:00am - 12:00pm

Refugee Health Summit 2020

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sponsored by Western Kentucky University Department of Public Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 6.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. 
 
Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are __0__. 
Event # 10004
Nurses - 6.5 Contact Hours
 
The South Central Kentucky Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KRN) as a provider of continuing education under the Provider Number 5-0026, expiration date 12-31-19. 6.5 contact hours will be awarded after attending the entire offering and completing evaluations. KBN # 5-0026-12-19-1283
5:00pm - 6:30pm

KY Virtual Junior Academy of Science Orientation for Students/Judges

  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

This year's Kentucky Junior Academy of Science is going ahead as an online event. If it's not usually convenient to come to Frankfort to see our outstanding young scientists, now is your chance to participate as a Judge without having to travel!  Details about the event

We need judges in all topic areas for the morning sessions, and we may also need judges for the afternoon session with the finalists.
Log in and Sign up here to judge. You'll see a signup link on your Member menu where you'll be able to choose your preferred topics.

The tentative schedule for the day looks like this. (Central time folks, we may be able to delay the start time if registration is low this year-- let me know if you'd be interested in that!)

(Friday 5pm April 17: Optional orientation for students and/or judges, to log in to Zoom and see how it works)

Saturday April 18,
8:30 EDT - Judges orientation meeting (BYO coffee!)
9am- Students log in & get sorted into session rooms
9:30 am - Presentations begin
11:30 Lunch break & judges deliberation
1:00 afternoon  finalists presentations for HS categories only

We still need help -- please sign up here. Thank you!
Log in and Sign up here to judge.

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