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Week of 9/16 to 9/22

Sunday, September 16th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Free public Sunday planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium at 2 pm, open to the community
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Omega Phi Alpha - Initiation

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0111
  • Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Monday, September 17th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
4:30pm - 6:30pm

SWSU Kickoff Meeting

  • Location: AC - AC 0310
  • Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Dr. May and Dr. Harper (SWSU Advisors), along with the SWSU, will have a kick-off meeting to try and recruit more SWSU members, as well as as ambassadors.
6:30pm - 8:30pm

AGR and Sigma Alpha

  • Location: EST - EST 0250
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting
7:00pm - 9:00pm

AGR Meeting

  • Location: EST - EST 0260
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Unity Walk

  • Location: OD - OD CentenMall A
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday, September 18th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

More Information

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Scholar Development Planning Workshop

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
6:30pm - 8:20pm

HGTV - Keeping it Real in Reality - Santos Lopez Lecture

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:20pm
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
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Communication Dept - Santos Lopez Reception

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3020
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm

IYO Cuba Film Festival

  • Location: CH - CH 0125
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 19th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

More Information

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm

Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair

  • Location: Preston Center
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair is an event organized by the Academic Advising & Retention Center (AARC) and the Office of Study Abroad and Global Learning of Western Kentucky University (WKU).  

This Fair gives students the unique opportunity to explore WKU majors and expand their education through a study abroad experience that fits with their academic and career goals.  

This annual event hosts over 80 majors, minors, and study abroad program booths in the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center.

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Health Education and Promotion- Grocery Bingo

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm

IYO Cuba Film Festival

  • Location: CH - CH 0125
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
8:00pm - 9:30pm

RUF Fall 18

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3020
  • Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Thursday, September 20th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

More Information

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
3:45pm - 5:00pm

University Senate Committee Meetings

  • Location: FH - FH 0100
  • Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm

DiscoverWKU

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3029
  • Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Zeta Phi Beta- Mr. Brickhouse Contest

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
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
Friday, September 21st
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

More Information

7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 1:00pm

High School Leadership

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Fall Tournament

  • Location: Garrett Conference Center
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Team hosts the WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament Sept. 21-23, a three-day collegiate speech and debate tournament, with evening final rounds open to the public.  

6 p.m. Sept. 21: Final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate with the resolution “The United States Federal Gov’t should substantially increase actions by United States Cyber Command to prevent complex catastrophe and/or protect critical infrastructure.”  

All Day

Kentucky Honors Roundtable

  • Location: Honors College/International Center
  • Time: All Day
All Day

Hiwassee Kayak & Hike

  • Location: Reliance, TN
  • Time: All Day

Put on your paddling clothes and guide your way down 5.8 miles of the Hiwassee River nestled deep into forested hillsides and pastoral river bottoms. The Hiwassee River Gorge offers Class I-III rapids suitable for all levels of paddling in a beautiful mountain setting. On this overnight trip with ORAC experience exploring a new area and an introduction to whitewater kayaking while escaping the heat in the cool waters of the Hiwassee.

ORAC provides all major equipment needed so grab a friend and make plans to spend your weekend with us.  All you’re responsible for is your own clothes and food and toothbrush!  The drive is 4-5 hours so you’ll have plenty of time to cram in some studying on the way to and from our destination.  The adventure fee also covers all lodging and guiding down the Hiwassee River so don’t let your inexperience deter you from joining us!

Tentative Trip  Itinerary

Friday, September 21st:

  1. Depart Preston Center after classes
  2. Drive to Reliance, TN
  3. Set up camp & eat dinner

Saturday, September 22nd:

  1. Wake Up & Eat Breakfast
  2. Head to the river and kayak
  3. Eat lunch
  4. Pack up and head to the Preston Center
Saturday, September 22nd
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

More Information

All Day

Kentucky Honors Roundtable

  • Location: Honors College/International Center
  • Time: All Day
All Day

Hiwassee Kayak & Hike

  • Location: Reliance, TN
  • Time: All Day

Put on your paddling clothes and guide your way down 5.8 miles of the Hiwassee River nestled deep into forested hillsides and pastoral river bottoms. The Hiwassee River Gorge offers Class I-III rapids suitable for all levels of paddling in a beautiful mountain setting. On this overnight trip with ORAC experience exploring a new area and an introduction to whitewater kayaking while escaping the heat in the cool waters of the Hiwassee.

ORAC provides all major equipment needed so grab a friend and make plans to spend your weekend with us.  All you’re responsible for is your own clothes and food and toothbrush!  The drive is 4-5 hours so you’ll have plenty of time to cram in some studying on the way to and from our destination.  The adventure fee also covers all lodging and guiding down the Hiwassee River so don’t let your inexperience deter you from joining us!

Tentative Trip  Itinerary

Friday, September 21st:

  1. Depart Preston Center after classes
  2. Drive to Reliance, TN
  3. Set up camp & eat dinner

Saturday, September 22nd:

  1. Wake Up & Eat Breakfast
  2. Head to the river and kayak
  3. Eat lunch
  4. Pack up and head to the Preston Center
7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
7:00am - 8:00pm

Forensics Team - Forensics Tournament

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0111
  • Time: 7:00am - 8:00pm
7:30am - 4:00pm

Girls in Science

  • Location: OCH - OCH 1006
  • Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm
7:30am - 7:00pm

WKU/Alumni Fall Tournament

  • Location: GH - GH 0528B
  • Time: 7:30am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Fall Tournament

  • Location: Garrett Conference Center
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Team hosts the WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament Sept. 21-23, a three-day collegiate speech and debate tournament, with evening final rounds open to the public. 

On Sept. 22, final rounds in public speaking events begin at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Museum Day

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

Free admission Saturday, September 22. The Kentucky Museum is participating in Smithsonian Magazine's nationwide Museum Day. For more information https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/museumday.php 

10:00am - 8:00pm

West Kentucky Flat Shod Pleasure Horse Auction

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 10:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Head for the Hill

  • Location: Preston center
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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