Archive | May 3, 2011

Manual, Russell win Science Olympiad

The state finals for the 2011 Kentucky Science Olympiad were held April 30 at WKU. The overall winners were DuPont Manual’s Red Team in the high school division and Russell Independent’s Maroon Team in the middle school division. The first-place winners were decided by individual or small team competition in a number of scientific fields […]

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Faculty, students to display artwork at Center for Research and Development

WKU’s Office of Research on Thursday (May 5) will host the May Chamber After Hours featuring an open art exhibition by WKU faculty and students titled Community of Artists. The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce event, which begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Research and Development, will be the opening of the […]

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‘Working with Diverse Communities’ workshop scheduled for May 18

WKU and surrounding areas serve as a home to a number of diverse groups and individuals from countless backgrounds and ethnicities. On May 18, the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships (ALIVE CCP) will begin its Summer Workshop Series with a program designed to discuss developing opportunities in a workshop titled “Working with Diverse Communities.” […]

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Advertising majors 3rd in competition

Advertising majors from WKU won third place in the District 5 American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition held April 30 in Lexington. Advertising majors from three senior classes contributed to the project and the following students also volunteered to present the campaign at the competition: Maria Blair, Paige Johnson and Nick Slatery, all of […]

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Herald website wins national award

wkuherald.com, the website of WKU’s student newspaper, has been named the national winner in the Society of Professional Journalists 2010 Mark of Excellence Awards. The College Heights Herald staff took first place in the competition’s Best Affiliated Website category. The Herald and other national award winners will be recognized at the Excellence in Journalism 2011 […]

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New issue of outdoor recreation journal

The WKU Research Foundation, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and the Wilderness Education Association announce the publication of Volume 3(1) of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education, and leadership to […]

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Commencement Weekend May 13-14

WKU’s Spring 2011 Commencement will be a weekend of firsts. The first graduates of WKU’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, the University’s first independent doctoral degree, will be hooded during the graduate ceremony at 7 p.m. May 13 at Diddle Arena. WKU-Owensboro will conduct its first commencement ceremony at 5:30 p.m. May 13 at Deer Park […]

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Doctoral degree recipients make history

Five students will make history May 13 by completing WKU’s first independent doctoral degree. The students are members of the first cohort of WKU’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program. “WKU has a long history of producing great students, I am glad that I have an opportunity to be a part of the history of WKU,” said […]

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Items collected for Alabama relief

On April 27, tornadoes changed the landscape and lives of families in multiple states across the South. Alabama was affected the worst. Bowling Green resident Christi Nickle is one of the many individuals that has not stopped uttering the words, “We have to do something to help.” Nickle is heading efforts to collect items for […]

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College Heights Boulevard traffic will change to two-way in early June

In early June, traffic on all of College Heights Boulevard on WKU’s campus will become two-way. One-way traffic will change to two-way from Avenue of Champions to near College Street. Jennifer Tougas, director of WKU’s Parking and Transportation Services, said the change should improve traffic flow from the west side of campus to the north. […]

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