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Monday November 30th
All Day
Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela
Location: Kentucky Museum

In 2003 the world mourned the passing of Nelson Mandela, one of its most revered champions of human rights. Mandela provided a moral compass for how we treat each other, how we lead our own lives, and how we need to continue to strive for a just, fair, non-racial, and democratic society. Artists around the world have long made quilts in tribute to Mandela.

The 58 quilts in this traveling exhibit, made by United States and South Africa quilt artists, were originally shown in July 2014 at the International Quilt Conference Africa in Johannesburg. Circulated by the Michigan State University Museum, these diverse and powerful pieces reflect the ways in which this remarkable man touched individual lives, changed a nation, and literally served as the conscience of the human spirit for individuals around the world.

All Day
Reminders of South Africa: The Nancy Baird Collection
Location: Kentucky Museum

On several trips to South Africa, Library Special Collection faculty emerita Nancy Baird purchased basketry, wood carvings, jewelry, and art from women selling their arts and crafts on the streets and in their native-run shops. This collection serves as a reminder of Nancy’s experiences on safari with husband Tom and of the research trips taken to study British women in early 19th century South Africa. This exhibit shows a sampling of her collection acquired while in the country.

All Day
After Apartheid: Photo Gallery by Tyler Essary
Location: Spencer's Coffee

WKU photojournalism student Tyler Essary traveled to South Africa this summer to document the Zuheir Sofia Endowed Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS). He planned to compile two videos related to the IYO/ZSIEFS (available for viewing on OIP WKU). What he didn't plan on was being transformed by the people of South Africa and their stories. He visited various cities and townships, meeting friends of cabbies and talking with children playing outside, taking photos along the way. What resulted was a striking collection of photographs that each capture a small facet of the rainbow nation. Don't miss After Aparteid, on display at Spencer's Coffee through the end of the year. Each photo is for sale, all proceeds will go to Masinyusane, a non-profit organization based in South Africa that is dedicated to providing various educational opportunities and resources to children in townships.

Join us November 9th at 7pm at Spencer's Coffee to hear photographer Tyler Essary speak about his experience in South Africa and the inspirations behind this collection.

11:00am - 1:00pm
Diversity & Community Studies
Location: DSU - DSU 1000F
11:00am - 2:00pm
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Math 205 Study Session
Location: GLAS - GLAS 0169
Description: The START Center and the Library are once again teaming up to provide our students with activities to give them a final push before Finals Week. Exam Cram Week will be November 30-December 3, and it will feature both study sessions and fun events. We invite you to join us for any and all of the activities.
3:30pm - 5:00pm
IFC Weekly Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2081
4:00pm - 5:30pm
NPHC Weekly Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2086
4:00pm - 6:00pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Living Off: Deposits, Leases, and Landlords
Location: DSU 2085

Graduating in December? Looking for your first apartment or rental home? Join the department of Housing and Residence Life, the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Southcentral Kentucky, and the WKU Student Coalition for Renter's Rights for "Living Off: Deposits, Leases, and Landlords," Monday, November 30th, 4-6pm, in DSU 2085. Learn what to look for in an apartment and/or rental property, how to read your lease, ensure the safety and security of your living environment, and protect your rights. 


 Remember: All full-time freshmen and sophomore students are required to live on-campus. Students found in non-compliance with this Required Housing Policy will be assessed a $1,000 per semester fee. Additionally, if you currently live on-campus, remain a full-time student, and move off-campus, you will be subject to a contract termination fee ($750). 

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Panhellenic Weekly Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 3024
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Psychology Club/Psi Chi
Location: GRH - GRH 3005
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Greek Advisor's Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2081
6:00pm - 8:00pm
HOLAS weekly meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2113
6:00pm - 9:30pm
Black Business Expo
Location: DSU - DSU 1037
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Phi Mu meetings
Location: DSU - DSU 2123
7:00pm - 9:30pm
AGR Meetings
Location: EST - EST 0250
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Faculty Horn Recital- Natalie Adcock
Location: FAC - FAC 0189
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Faculty Horn Recital- Natalie Adcock
Location: FAC - FAC 0189
7:30pm - 8:30pm
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Sigma Alpha Meeting
Location: EST - EST 0260
8:00pm - 10:00pm
CAB General Body Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2081
8:00pm - 11:45pm
Sigma Kappa Chapter meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 3024
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