Archive | April 20, 2011

Completing a sweep, forensics team wins NFA national championship

The WKU forensics team continued its impressive streak at the National Forensics Association national championship tournament April 15-18 in Normal, Ill., winning the national championship in both individual events and debate. WKU has won the NFA national championship every year since 2006 and has captured the national title eight of the last nine years. WKU […]

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Electron microscope in operation

The large-chamber scanning electron microscope (LCSEM) is operating at WKU’s NOVA (Nondestructive Analysis) Center. Among the first items scanned (pictured below) were an unused bourbon barrel (charred white oak),  a concrete sample and a WKU pin.

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5 receive Study Away scholarships

Five WKU students have been awarded a $100 scholarship through Student Government Association this summer. The scholarships will be applied toward one of three Study Away courses offered during 2011 Summer Sessions. Audrey Gearhart, a junior English for secondary teachers major from Newburgh, Ind.; Nancy Marshall, a senior biology major from Bardstown; and Rosemarie O’Conner, […]

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Ad+PR presents ‘Senior Sessions’

As the semester wraps up, seniors are busy finishing their classes, preparing for graduation and applying for jobs. To assist students, the Advertising and Public Relations program at WKU is presenting “Senior Sessions.” The event offers advice and networking opportunities from advertising and public relations professionals. Visiting professionals are members of the Ad+PR Professional Advisory […]

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Group honors Mountain Workshops

WKU Mountain Workshops received the Kentucky Society Daughters of the American Revolution (KSDAR) 2011 Media Award during the society’s 115th annual state conference March 26 at Lexington. Accepting the award on behalf of WKU Mountain Workshops were photojournalism faculty members James Kenney and Tim Broekema. Each year, KSDAR recognizes a program or a member of […]

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Educational symposium a success

The first Kentucky Educational Leadership Doctoral Symposium was held on March 31-April 1 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. The Symposium was designed to provide a forum for doctoral students from across the state to learn from, and network with educational leaders, legislators, and policy makers in exploring key issues and challenges that can make a […]

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Ray named director of WKU-Glasgow

Sally Ray has been named director of WKU’s Glasgow Campus and associate dean of the University College. Dr. Ray, currently assistant dean in WKU’s Potter College of Arts & Letters, will begin her new duties on May 9, 2011. “Dr. Ray has a wealth of administrative and academic leadership experience upon which to draw and […]

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