Archive | August 30, 2011

Freshëns, WKU celebrate grand opening of redesigned store, addition of crepes

Freshëns, the nation’s largest frozen yogurt and smoothie company, is changing the face of healthy food and treats on college campuses with the launch of its newly redesigned store and addition of handcrafted crepes at the Downing University Center at WKU. WKU is the first college in the nation to unveil Freshëns’ new handcrafted crêpe […]

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DELO restructures to create Office of Academic Outreach

WKU’s Division of Extended Learning and Outreach (DELO) announces a realignment to create the Office of Academic Outreach. The Office of Academic Outreach is home to the division’s credit programming: Dual Credit, Cohort Programs, Online Program Services and Summer Sessions/Winter Term. In fiscal year 2011, there were 48,144 enrollments in courses administered by these units. […]

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Former dean, longtime agriculture faculty member ‘makes us all better’

Dr. Elmer Gray retired as WKU’s dean of Graduate Studies five years ago, but that doesn’t mean the agriculture teacher and researcher has slowed down. During the summer, you could find Dr. Gray at the WKU Farm where he’s working with students on numerous research projects to improve vegetable production or to provide alternatives to […]

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Foster selected as president-elect of state climatologists’ organization

Dr. Stuart Foster recently accepted a nomination and was voted president-elect of the American Association of State Climatologists (AASC). Dr. Foster is the state climatologist for Kentucky, director of the Kentucky Mesonet and the Kentucky Climate Center, and professor of geography at WKU. After serving in this position for one year, Dr. Foster will begin […]

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Chinese language classes offered

The Confucius Institute at WKU will be conducting the following Chinese language classes, which begin the week of Sept. 18 and continue through the week of Dec. 1 in Helm Library, room 100: Adult Chinese Language Afternoon Classes: Every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $120 per pupil, and lunch will […]

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