Archive | February 7, 2011

WKU weather alert for Feb. 7

Here is a WKU weather alert: WKU classes after 4 p.m. at all WKU campuses — Bowling Green, Glasgow, Elizabethtown/Radcliff/Fort Knox, Owensboro — have been canceled for Monday (Feb. 7). Libraries on the WKU main campus will be closing at 6 p.m. on Monday (Feb. 7) The Leadership Studies banquet scheduled Monday night (Feb. 7) […]

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Students to attend CPAC program

Eighteen WKU students will be in Washington this week for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). “WKU at CPAC is a program which will provide students an opportunity to experience one of our nation’s most significant political conferences,” faculty leader Joel Turner of WKU’s Political Science Department said. “During the conference, students will hear prominent […]

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WKU forensic team wins at Suffolk

WKU forensic team members traveled to Boston, Mass., and Murray to take part in four tournaments the weekend of Feb. 5-6. At Suffolk, the team of six was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, ahead of Lafayette College and St. Anselm’s College. At Murray, the team of 15 placed second in team sweepstakes at […]

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Keeling lectures at several stops on three-week global educational tour

Dr. David Keeling, head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently completed a three-week circumnavigation of the planet, covering 36,000 miles, representing the American Geographical Society as part of its geographic educational outreach program. The educational tour began in Peru, with a visit to the historic site of Machu Picchu, and continued on to […]

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Big Red Bikes to celebrate expansion

WKU’s Big Red Bikes program will celebrate its workshop expansion at 3 p.m. Feb. 18 in the lobby of Facilities Management. The celebration will include cake, ice cream, an appearance from Big Red, and a free workshop on bicycle maintenance. The program’s expansion was made possible by the Paula Nye Memorial Education Grant from the […]

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Applications available for VAMPY camp

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU, through a cooperative arrangement with the Duke Talent Identification Program, is pleased to offer the 28th annual Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) June 26-July 16. This three-week residential summer program is for very bright students who are currently enrolled in grades seven through 10. […]

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