Facebook Pixel WKU Events | Western Kentucky University Skip to main content

WKU Events


Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Wednesday, November 11th
All Day

International Education Week

  • Location: Virtual
  • Time: All Day

This year's International Education Week (IEW) is being held November 9-13 as a statewide event. Attend IEW sessions and interact with students from all over the state of KY. 

Pre-registration for the week of events is required. 

Check-out the schedule and register here!

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Whitework: Women Stitching Identity

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

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

11:00am - 11:30am

Veterans Day Ceremony

  • Location: Guthrie Bell Tower
  • Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

WKU will observe Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Guthrie Bell Tower followed by the ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

The Veterans Day ceremony will include remarks from WKU President Timothy C. Caboni.

The ROTC Hall of Fame Induction will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium at Jody Richards Hall. The 2020 ROTC Hall of Fame Inductee is William R. Houston, a 1964 graduate.

The events will follow WKU's Healthy on the Hill guidelines.

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Arrest the Fear series: BGPD Simulator Room

  • Location: Bowling Green Police Department
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The purpose of the ARREST THE FEAR series is to educate, expose, and equip WKU students with knowledge and understanding related to the systematic dynamics of law enforcement.  In addition, the series will teach students to build relationships with law enforcement, advocate properly, and protect themselves.
Partners include: WKU, ISEC, County/City/WKUPD/individuals from Bowling Green and Warren County.


Learn more at http://wku.edu/isec/arrest-the-fear

6:30pm - 7:30pm

What's Next Speaker Series

  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

“What’s Next for Your Career: English Beyond the Academy” with Callie Compton.

Check out the flyer here.

Register through Zoom here.

Array
(
    [cal147] => Array
        (
            [date] => 2020-11-11
            [view] => day
            [monthview] => list
            [mode] => summary
            [categoryid] => All
        )

)

Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 8/10/18