Spalding University http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker to Speak Tomorrow in Spalding University Festival http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-poet-laureate-frank-x-walker-speak-tomorrow-spalding-university-festival <p>Frank X Walker, who made Kentucky history last year when he became <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/frank-x-walker-named-kentucky-poet-laureate">the first African American writer to be named poet laureate</a> of the Bluegrass state, will speak and read from his newest collection of poems, "Turn Me Loose: the Unghosting of Medgar Evers," <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-poet-laureate-frank-x-walker-wins-naacp-image-award">which won the NAACP Image Award earlier this year</a>, Thursday in Louisville.&nbsp;<a href="http://spalding.edu/frank-x-walker-speak-diana-m-raab-distinguished-writer-r Wed, 28 May 2014 15:24:21 +0000 Erin Keane 9432 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker to Speak Tomorrow in Spalding University Festival Louisville Area College Grads Encouraged to 'Pass the Cap' http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-area-college-grads-encouraged-pass-cap <p>Louisville education leaders are asking this spring’s college graduates to participate in an initiative aimed at encouraging others who may be on the path to graduation to stick with it.</p><p>It’s called <a href="http://www.55000degrees.org/pass-the-cap/">Pass the Cap</a> and asks &nbsp;those who graduate this May to do just that—pass their graduation cap on to someone else.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9251 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Area College Grads Encouraged to 'Pass the Cap' Louisville Area College's Live Shooter Emegency Plans Rely on Awareness, Action and Social Media http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-area-colleges-live-shooter-emegency-plans-rely-awareness-action-and-social-media <p>In December, Indiana University Southeast <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/all-clear-issued-iu-southeast-campus">locked down its New Albany campus</a>, sending out <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/all-clear-issued-iu-southeast-campus">this Tweet</a>: “IU Southeast Emergency! An armed person has been seen on campus. Go into nearest room and lock door. Follow instructions from authorities.”</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In turns out, a student brought a prop BB gun onto campus for class, interim chancellor Barbara </span>Bichelmeyer says.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 8348 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Area College's Live Shooter Emegency Plans Rely on Awareness, Action and Social Media Spalding's Week-long Literary Festival Begins Saturday http://wfpl.org/post/spaldings-week-long-literary-festival-begins-saturday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A series of readings by authors affiliated with Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program begins Saturday. The university’s bi-annual Festival of Contemporary Writing is the state’s largest reading series and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is an integral part of Spalding’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program residency, which the university hosts every spring and fall.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year’s festival runs through May 25.</span></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:00:48 +0000 Erin Keane 5439 at http://wfpl.org Spalding's Week-long Literary Festival Begins Saturday Author Pamela Steele and Poet Albert DeGenova Return to Louisville for Spalding Residency http://wfpl.org/post/author-pamela-steele-and-poet-albert-degenova-return-louisville-spalding-residency <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/BylineArtsMay25.jpg"><img src="http://www.wfpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/BylineArtsMay25-300x179.jpg" alt="" title="BylineArtsMay25" width="300" height="179" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-48952" /></a>This weekend marks the beginning of Spalding University's Master of Fine Arts in Writing program's semi-annual residency. Fri, 25 May 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 441 at http://wfpl.org Author Pamela Steele and Poet Albert DeGenova Return to Louisville for Spalding Residency Arts Overview for Weekend of 5/18/12 http://wfpl.org/post/arts-overview-weekend-51812 <p>Friday afternoon on <em>Byline</em>, we wrapped up the hour as usual with WFPL&rsquo;s Arts &amp; Humanities reporter Erin Keane talking about arts in the news and some local arts events to consider this weekend.<br /><br />Literature fans will enjoy the Festival of Writing from Spalding University, as well as a writing collaboration between Silas House and Nela Vaswani.<br /> Fri, 18 May 2012 19:37:42 +0000 Brad Yost 379 at http://wfpl.org