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Week of 10/25 to 10/31

Sunday, October 25th
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Why Knot Us Black Male Initiative Induction Ceremony

  • Location: DSU Auditorium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event is to recognize our new initiates of the Why Knot Us Black Male Initiative.

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mary Ellen Miller & Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing

  • Location: Online via Zoom
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mary Ellen Miller & Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing via Zoom

https://wku.zoom.us/j/93870081485

 

3:00pm

Juniper Parker Junior Recital

  • Location: Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm

Join the WKU Department of Music FaceBook page to watch Juniper Parker's live streamed recital.

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Event

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center parking lot
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Kentucky Cancer Program, Abound Credit Union and WKU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Development will host a drive-thru event for breast cancer survivors at 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Knicely Conference Center Parking Lot, 2355 Nashville Road.

Survivors will bring their own decorations and have 30 minutes to decorate their cars and then will drive in procession to a judging area where judges will judge the best decorated cars and the best decorated masks.  All judges and volunteers will wear masks and maintain social distancing.  Participants are asked to stay in their cars except when they are decorating the cars and social distancing must be maintained while cars are decorated. Awards will be announced at 4:30 p.m.

Register in advance by calling KCP at (270) 745-2033 or email sandy.hardin@louisville.edu

Monday, October 26th
6:00pm - 7:00pm

What's Next Speaker Series

  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

“What’s Next for Your Career: The Post-Graduation Job Search Starts Now” with Anna Meany.

Register through Zoom here.

Tuesday, October 27th
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.

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.

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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.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

"Moonlight" Movie Viewing & Discussion

  • Location: DSU Nite Class
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.


We will watch the movie "Moonlight" and have a discussion afterwards.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Social Media Use and Presidential Debate Viewing

  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

In our Kell Distinguished Lecture Series for 2020 we have Dr. Mitch McKinney, our department's 2020 Alumnus of the Year. Dr. McKinney is a world-renowned scholar in political debates and has served in numerous political positions, including as a staffer at both the U.S. Senate and the White House. He has provided expert political commentary for numerous international media outlets and has been published 8 times.

The week before this year's presidential election, Dr. McKinney will be spending time with WKU students analyzing the presidential race and its impact on social media. In particular, we are excited for his presentation that is available to the whole WKU community via Zoom on October 27th at 7 PM, which will be analyzing the last presidential debate and social media's response to it.

Email comm.student@wku.edu for the Zoom link.

Wednesday, October 28th
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.

8:00am - 9:00am

GRE Strategy Workshop

  • Location: Online
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Free strategy workshops are offered to introduce the exam and provide valuable tips. The Strategy Workshops focus on test mechanics, including test administration and scoring, and provide students with ideas about preparing for the exams, either on their own or through a course like ours. Workshops are offered each semester in an online format. 

Join us for an informative introduction to the revised GRE. If you are preparing for graduate school, you know that success on the GRE exam will play a critical role in your acceptance into the program of your choice. You want to study with the best. Come meet with our experienced instructor to learn about the test and pick up a few tricks. We know you'll get a lot out of this free session. Due to limited space pre-registration is required.

To register for the free one-hour workshops, follow this link:
https://www.campusce.net/wku/course/course.aspx?C=765&pc=1&mc=110&sc=0


To see information about our comprehensive GRE exam prep courses, follow this link to our GRE exam prep webpage: https://www.wku.edu/cpd/test-prep/gre.php

11:00am - 2:00pm

Market on the Avenue

  • Location: OD - OD PS-2
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Outdoor Farmers Market 11am-2pm at Centennial Plaza (along the Avenue of Champions in front of PS2). The Market features vendors from our local farmer's markets selling products and WKU Offices with free giveaways and informational items.
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Arrest the Fear Series: Kickoff Panel

  • Location: DSU 3003-3005
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Thursday, October 29th
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.

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Arrest the Fear Series: Kickoff Panel

  • Location: DSU 3003-3005
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Drag Bingo

  • Location: Zoom ID: 95550956050
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Students will have the opportunity to win prizes and enjoy live drag performances.

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Arrest the Fear Series: Art, Poetry and Justice

  • Location: DSU 3003-3005 and 3023-3025
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Purpose: 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.

Vison boards and food will be provided. 

 

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

Friday, October 30th
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.

9:10am

ENG 493 Guest Poetry Reading: Tina Parker

  • Location: Zoom
  • Time: 9:10am

Tina Parker reads from her 2016 publication Mother May I. Q&A to follow.

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Pumpkin Painting w/ CAB and Omega Psi Pi

  • Location: DSU Nite Class
  • Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Come join CAB and Omega Psi Pi for Pumpkin Painting and a Movie. While you paint get a chance to enjoy a classic "Friday" with us.

7:30pm

6th Annual Halloween Concert

  • Location: Van Meter Auditorium
  • Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: $12 per person with a limit of 150 guests

This event will be livestreamed on Youtube and Facebook

Saturday, October 31st
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.

4:00pm

Jason Brunner Percussion Recital

  • Location: Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
  • Time: 4:00pm

Join the WKU Department of Music FaceBook page to watch Jason Brunner's live streamed recital.

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