Archive | April, 2009

Dual Credit celebrates milestone

The WKU Dual Credit Program hosted a celebration on April 23 in honor of the more than 1,000 students enrolled in the program this year. This is a major milestone for the Dual Credit Program, as it has grown more than 100 in the past five years. In 2009 alone, the Dual Credit Program partnered […]

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WKU Libraries testing WorldCat Local

Until June 1, WKU Libraries is testing a new library service that will offer students, faculty and staff another way to locate and retrieve items within its collections — WorldCat Local, developed by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, headquartered in Dublin, Ohio). Library users will access the service through a new search box on the […]

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Student group plans hunger banquet

Most banquets serve you with a tasty dinner and leave you with a full stomach. The banquet this Thursday will leave participants with a different experience. Americans for Informed Democracy and the Golden Key International Honour Society are hosting WKU’s first annual Hunger Banquet at 6:30 p.m. April 30 at the Faculty House. Those attending […]

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WKU team 2nd in advertising contest

Students in WKU’s Advertising Program placed second in the 2009 National Student Advertising Competition’s District Five Competition on April 25. WKU’s team of Ashton Biggers of Glasgow, David Gray of Princeton, Tori Burton of Fort Stewart, Ga., Adam Faragalli of Nashville, Tenn., and Bryce Hall of Santa Clara, Calif., was among teams from 11 schools […]

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Health Services says follow precautions to protect against swine flu virus

While no cases of swine flu have been reported in Kentucky, the director of WKU’s Health Services recommends following all well-established universal precautions for avoiding any type of flu. Libby Greaney said those precautions include thoroughly washing your hands, covering your mouth with a tissue during a cough or sneeze, or sneezing or coughing into […]

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Meteorology student’s presentations earn recognition at regional conference

Astrid Suárez González, a junior Meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, was honored last weekend by the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. González, originally from Louisville, was recognized for her oral and poster presentations at the group’s 2009 Student Research Symposium at Stonewall Jackson State Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. […]

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Russell teams win Science Olympiad

Teams from Russell Independent Middle School and Russell Independent High School won the 2009 Kentucky Science Olympiad on April 25 at WKU. The Science Olympiad attracted 22 middle school teams and 21 high school teams that competed in two divisions of 23 events each. The events encompassed different science disciplines including earth-space science, technology, biology, […]

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WKU Greeks present annual awards

WKU’s Greek community hosted its annual awards convocation on April 26 at the Downing University Center Theater. The following awards were presented: Randall Capps Greek Man of the Year: Nathan Eaton, Phi Delta Theta , a senior from Fairdale, Ky. Greek Woman of the Year: Diane DeRosa-Reynolds, Kappa Delta, a senior from Union, Ky. Charley […]

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GIS student selected for scholarship to participate in annual ESRI conference

For the eighth year in a row, WKU’s Geographic Information Science program has had a student selected to receive a scholarship to participate in the 29th Annual Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International User Conference in San Diego, which convenes July 13-17. Melissa A. Cary of Bowling Green is majoring in geography, with a minor […]

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4 more WKU students earn national certification in floodplain management

Four more WKU students have earned national certification in floodplain management. The students passed the Certified Floodplain Manager examination to complete CE 300 Floodplain Management, the capstone course in WKU’s minor in floodplain management. The minor is the first of its kind in the United States. The students are Scott Wolfe of Gallatin, Tenn., Lisa […]

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15th annual film festival May 4-8

WKU’s School of Journalism and Broadcasting will sponsor its 15th annual Western Film Festival (WFF) from May 4 to May 8. The five-day event will include screenings of works by recognized filmmakers as well as an opportunity to view the projects of up-and-coming film artists in the annual awards competition. “Our film screening choices this […]

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Meteorology student awarded summer internship at Midwest climate center

Tony Bedel of Florence, a junior meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been awarded a summer 2009 internship at the Midwest Regional Climate Center (MRCC) in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. The MRCC is one of six regional climate centers in the United States and is a cooperative program of the Illinois State Water […]

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