Archive | February 8, 2011

WKU participating in RecycleMania

WKU is participating in RecycleMania, a nationwide college and university recycling competition. The competition began this week and continues until April 8. RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over a 10-week period, schools report recycling and trash data […]

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Engineering Honor Society’s LEGO robotics competition Feb. 26

WKU’s Engineering Honor Society will conduct the 11th annual LEGO Robotics Championship on Feb. 26 at Drakes Creek Middle School in Bowling Green. More than 100 middle school students from Kentucky and Tennessee will participate in the event designed to increase awareness of engineering and the sciences. The competition will begin at 8 a.m. at […]

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Honors College student receives position in Teach For America Program

Jennifer Kiefer, a Louisville senior in the Honors College at WKU, has been offered a position in the highly competitive Teach For America Program. Beginning in the fall semester, Kiefer, an English major, will be teaching secondary mathematics at a school in Nashville, Tenn. Teach For America is comprised of recent college graduates who commit […]

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$100 Solution workshop Feb. 24

WKU students will learn how powerful $100 can be during the Steps to a $100 Solution workshop on Feb. 24. The $100 Solution™ came to WKU bringing with it an opportunity for students to change the Bowling Green community and beyond. Based on the idea that small changes may create a big impact, the $100 […]

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Arabic instructor passes certified court interpreter examinations

Khaldoun Almousily, an Arabic instructor in WKU’s Department of Modern Languages, recently passed the first two of three examinations to become a certified court interpreter in Kentucky and has been given a provisional interpreting license. Almousily is the first individual in Kentucky to have passed both examinations with a “superior” rating. Almousily earned his master’s […]

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WKU weather alert for Feb. 8

Here is a WKU weather alert: WKU campuses in Elizabethtown/Radcliff/Fort Knox will open at 10 a.m. (ET) Tuesday (Feb. 8). Use caution when traveling.

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