Archive | May, 2010

Photos: 2010 Duke TIP recognition

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted the Kentucky  Recognition Ceremony for the Duke University Talent Identification Program on May 28 in Diddle Arena. Dr. Terry Holliday, Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education, delivered the keynote address. Dr. Sam Evans, dean of WKU’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, also welcomed the students. The Duke TIP […]

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Gatton Academy student recognized in national science essay competition

A student at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has been recognized among more than 10,000 middle and high school students in the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. Sarah Schrader, a second-year student from Bowling Green, was one of 54 students recognized in the 2010 installment of the competition. Schrader […]

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Sorority informational session June 5

The SOKY Alumnae Panhellenic Council in conjunction with the WKU Office of Greek Affairs will host the first ever Sorority Recruitment Informational Session for young women and their parents from 10 a.m. to noon June 5 at WKU’s Downing University Center, room 226. Learn about Greek life, what sororities are really like, how much time […]

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Photos: A.C.E. international conference

The 38th annual International Student Convention of Accelerated Christian Education wrapped up its visit to WKU on May 27 with an awards rally. About 2,500 middle school and high school students from the United States and five continents attended the Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E.) convention May 22-27 and participated in academic and athletic competitions and […]

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Golf scramble June 18 will raise funds for WKU Police Department unit

The WKU Police Department’s first “Chief’s Challenge Golf Scramble” will be held June 18 at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course in Franklin. The four-person scramble is a fundraiser to benefit the WKU Police Department’s Special Response Team.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $65 per […]

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4 students awarded 2010 internships with National Weather Service offices

Three meteorology majors and one geoscience graduate student in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology have been awarded 2010 Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) internships from the National Weather Service (NWS). Senior meteorology major Brittney Whitehead of Portland, Tenn., will intern at the Nashville, Tenn., office. Senior meteorology major Sam Roberts of Corryton, Tenn., will […]

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WKU students watch shuttle landing

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53rd annual WKU golf tourney July 9

WKU’s Intramural-Recreational Sports Department will host its “53rd Annual WKU Faculty/Staff Golf Tournament” on July 9 at CrossWinds Golf Course. The tournament is open to all full-time, part-time and retired faculty and staff members of WKU and their family members. The four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Lunch and awards […]

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Tracking the WKU storm chasers

As part of a May term course, Dr. Josh Durkee and eight students from WKU’s meteorology program in the Department of Geography and Geology are tracking severe storms in a field-based weather course. Here are photos of two of the three tornadoes encountered this weekend. The class, Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting, involves […]

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Follow Fijis Across America bike ride

The Fijis Across America cross country bike ride for Alzheimer’s research began May 25 in Oceanside, Calif. Members of the group, which includes five WKU students, are posting blogs, videos and other information as they make their way across the U.S. toward a mid-July finish in Yorktown, Va. You can follow the group blog plus […]

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Veterans Upward Bound at WKU will begin summer classes on May 24

Veterans Upward Bound at WKU will begin summer 2010 classes on May 24 at 8:30 a.m., in Jones-Jaggers Hall room 127. Veterans are welcome to join the program to attend these classes but an application is required before attending.  Prior participants do not have to reapply. Please contact (270) 745-5310 for more details.  All Veterans […]

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2 WKU students in top 10 in Hearst program’s multimedia competition

Two WKU students finished in the top 10 in the multimedia competition in the 50th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Thomas Simonetti of Bowling Green placed ninth and received a $500 scholarship. Bethany Mollenkof of Chattanooga, Tenn., placed 10th and received a $500 scholarship. WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting received matching awards. Missouri won […]

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