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Week of 4/14 to 4/20

Sunday, April 14th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

1:00pm - 3:00pm

WKU Softball vs. North Texas

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Lucas Allen, senior percussion recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, April 15th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

10:00am - 1:00pm

Delta Sigma Theta

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1000H
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Conner Eisenmenger- Guest Trombone Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
7:30pm - 10:30pm

CES: Obsesion

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Tuesday, April 16th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Flora and Fauna

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

Marilee Salvator, Assistant Professor/Printmaking

WKU student printmaking installation will include work from Spring 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Fall 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Spring 2019 Relief and Screenprinting Classes Multiple Levels

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: Kentucky 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

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

More Information

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Omega Phi Alpha - Member Committee Event

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
7:00pm

First Things First

  • Location: Downing Student Union Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

This Sexual Assault Prevention Month event will feature students and community members showcasing their talent using messages that promote sexual assault awareness.

Admission is $7 and benefits Hope Harbor.

For more information, visit www.wku.edu/heretohelp/sapm.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday Night free public Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show Tuesday nights at the Planetarium
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Gyuri MIn, piano recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, April 17th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Flora and Fauna

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

Marilee Salvator, Assistant Professor/Printmaking

WKU student printmaking installation will include work from Spring 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Fall 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Spring 2019 Relief and Screenprinting Classes Multiple Levels

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: Kentucky 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

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

More Information

10:00am - 1:30am

Higher Ed Content Conference Live Stream

  • Location: DSU 2124
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:30am

On Wednesday, April 17th we will be live streaming the annual Higher Ed Content Conference from 10 am -1:30 pm in DSU 2124.  

This free conference is presented by higheredexperts.com and will feature 12 presenters who will share information on tools and best practices for content production for websites, news, and social media in higher education.  WKU Director of Web Services and Digital Marketing, Dr. Corie Morell-Martin will be the first presenter at 10 am.  Each presentation lasts 10 minutes.  You may find the lineup of speakers and topics here.

There is no need to RSVP.  Please feel free to come and go as you please or to bring your lunch with you. Open to all.  

Thank you,

WKU Web Services

10:00am - 1:00pm

Delta Sigma Theta

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1000H
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Keith Sorrels- Faculty obeo recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, April 18th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Flora and Fauna

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

Marilee Salvator, Assistant Professor/Printmaking

WKU student printmaking installation will include work from Spring 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Fall 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Spring 2019 Relief and Screenprinting Classes Multiple Levels

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: Kentucky 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

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

More Information

10:00am - 2:00pm

Earth Day Festival

  • Location: Centennial Mall
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Student Government Association's annual Earth Day Festival is organized by the Sustainability committee. There will be various vendors set up with fun activities for students to learn and celebrate our earth. There will also be live music and various entertainment.

3:45pm - 5:00pm

University Senate Committee Meetings

  • Location: FH - FH 0100
  • Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Global 1968: Protest, Revolution, and its Lasting Impact

  • Location: Ogden College Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Building on the excellent series of talks last fall sponsored by School of Journalism & Broadcasting about important events in the United States in the consequential year 1968, the WKU History Department invites you to a presentation that expands the focus beyond just America.  We will explore the Prague Spring, the May 1968 uprising in Paris, the protest and massacre in Mexico City in connection with the Mexico Olympics, and the explosive rise of modern feminism and the election of Shirley Chisholm as the first African American woman in Congress.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Tony Harkins
  • Dr. Marc Eagle
  • Dr. Thea Browder
  • Dr. Marko Dumančić
  • Dr. Eric Reed

 
Thursday, April 18, 4-5:30
Ogden College Hall Auditorium
Swipeable Event
Free and Open to All

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Horn studio recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Friday, April 19th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Flora and Fauna

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

Marilee Salvator, Assistant Professor/Printmaking

WKU student printmaking installation will include work from Spring 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Fall 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Spring 2019 Relief and Screenprinting Classes Multiple Levels

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: Kentucky 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

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

More Information

7:30am - 5:00pm

Fall 2019 TOP

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 7:30am - 5:00pm

Topper Orientation Program (TOP) is a required one-day orientation for new students. They will get their student ID and schedule classes. Please go to wku.edu/top to reserve your TOP date.

3:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Florida Atlantic

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 20th
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

More Information

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.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Flora and Fauna

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

Marilee Salvator, Assistant Professor/Printmaking

WKU student printmaking installation will include work from Spring 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Fall 2018 Relief Class Mutiple Levels, Spring 2019 Relief and Screenprinting Classes Multiple Levels

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: Kentucky 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

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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Side by Side Exhibit

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

More Information

11:00am - 8:00pm

Southern KY Team Penning

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 11:00am - 8:00pm

For more information: SKTPA on Facebook

1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Florida Atlantic

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Spring Poetry Event

  • Location: Little Fox Bakery
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
All Day

Tennessee Waterfall Tour

  • Location: Tennessee
  • Time: All Day

Depart time: April 20 @ 8:00AM

Return time: April 20 @ 6:00PM

Drive time: Dependent on waterfall picks!

Included: transportation, trekking poles, and fun times!

Cost: $15 Students | $20 Guest 

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, April 16 @ 8:00pm

Tennessee is home to some of nature’s most beautiful waterfalls that will leave you speechless! Burgess Falls, Fall Creek Falls, and Cane Creek Falls are just a few of the breathtaking waterfalls that could be seen on this trip. This simple day trip will be packed with beautiful scenic routes with endless opportunities to take snap splendid pictures and see some wildlife on the way to the waterfall. Come and spend an awesome, fun-filled day with ORAC as we take you on this exclusive waterfall tour.

 

Tentative Trip Itinerary

Saturday April, 20th

  1. Wake up and meet at Preston
  2. Depart for the first waterfall
  3. Spend some time admiring the beauty of Mother Nature
  4. Depart and head to the next waterfall
  5. Admire Mother Nature’s creation as we enjoy our lunch
  6. Depart to the last waterfall and take in the beautiful sights around us
  7. Depart and head back to Preston, so you can hurry and tell your friends about your awesome day and show them your beautiful pictures.

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip!

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