Archive | April 30, 2010

Civil engineering students compete in 2010 Ohio Valley Student Conference

WKU engineering students participated in the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 Ohio Valley Student Conference April 23-24. WKU’s concrete canoe team and its boat “The Phoenix” finished second overall. The team placed first in men’s sprint race, men’s distance race, women’s sprint race, women’s distance race and coed sprint race; second in final product; […]

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Video: Confucius Institute unveiling

WKU unveiled a plaque on April 22 marking the location of a future Chinese cultural media exhibit that will be part of WKU’s Confucius Institute. WKU President Gary Ransdell and Amy Eckhardt, director of the Office of Scholar Development and administrative director of the Chinese Flagship Institute,  introduced the plans for the exhibit at the […]

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View from the Hill: Derby princess

A WKU student has been in the middle of all the Kentucky Derby festivities this month. Graduate student Heather Cowherd of Bowling Green was one of five women chosen to serve as a Kentucky Derby Festival Princess. But that’s not the only recognition she’s received this year; Cowherd also is a recipient of the Congressional […]

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Preston Center celebration May 3; other dedications, special events coming up

WKU will celebrate the expansion and renovation of the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center during a ceremony Monday afternoon (May 3). The event will begin at 3 p.m. in the Preston Center’s fitness center. Speakers include WKU President Gary Ransdell; Steve Rey, director of Intramural-Recreational Sports; Howard Bailey, vice president of Student Affairs; […]

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