Archive | August 23, 2011

Physical education students return from Study Away course in Puerto Rico

WKU students recently returned from an 11-day trip to Puerto Rico to study “Outdoor Education Activities,” a 300- level course for physical education majors offered in partnership with WKU Study Away. Dr. Keri Esslinger led the course, which took students hiking, biking, climbing, caving and kayaking through the mountains and countryside of Puerto Rico. Esslinger […]

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NOVA Center offering scholarship

The WKU Nondestructive Analysis (NOVA) Center is offering a $1,000 undergraduate tuition scholarship for the fall 2011 semester. To qualify for this scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time at WKU, have a major in the Ogden College of Science and Engineering, be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0. The scholarship […]

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Latest newsletters

Here are links to the latest newsletters from WKU programs: University College — The summer 2011 newsletter includes information on the academic programs and regional campuses that are part of University College. Spirit of Engagement — The WKU ALIVE Center magazine includes stories on community engagement projects, Women & Kids summer camp, fair trade movement […]

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WKU floral shop, training center opens

The WKU Department of Agriculture has opened its Floral Design Training Center and Floral Shop at 514 Regents Ave., behind Gary A. Ransdell Hall. The Center will be used as a teaching lab for all Floral Design courses. Student designs are evaluated by the lab instructor and the finished product may be featured as a […]

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3 to join Hall of Distinguished Alumni

A civic leader/philanthropist, a national education leader and an award-winning songwriter/producer will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Jerry E. Baker, Vicki Phillips and Norro Wilson will be inducted during WKU’s Homecoming celebration. The 20th class of noted alumni will be inducted during a Homecoming week luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at […]

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Oklahoma student, WKU professor conduct archaeological monitoring

Dr. Darlene Applegate, an associate professor of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU, spent part of her summer conducting archaeological monitoring at Mammoth Cave National Park with Staci Hesler, a student from the University of Oklahoma. Hesler participated in a six-week internship program this summer through the Student Conservation Association under the direction of Dr. […]

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Keeling investigates rural planning, rail traffic in the United Kingdom

Dr. David Keeling, head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently returned from the third of four research trips to rural Lincolnshire in the United Kingdom, where he is investigating the impact of changing rail traffic on rural communities. His involvement in this project came about from a conversation with Dr. Bernie Strenecky, who […]

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