Archive | August 25, 2008

WKU at the national conventions

Western Kentucky University faculty members and several students are in Denver this week for the Democratic National Convention with another WKU group scheduled to attend next week’s Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Both groups will be blogging about their experiences here.

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WKU department head completes Trans-Siberian expedition in Russia

Geography and Geology Department Head Dr. David Keeling recently completed a three-week transect of Russia on the Trans-Siberian railway, sponsored by the American Geographical Society. The educational tour began in Vladivostok, Russia’s major Pacific port city, which had been closed to foreigners throughout most of the Soviet period and only opened up in 1992 to […]

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