Archive | November, 2011

WinterDance set for Dec. 2-4

WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance closes its 2011 Mainstage Season this weekend (Dec. 2-4) with WinterDance, A Holiday Extravaganza at Van Meter Hall. The WKU Dance Company will dance to holiday favorites and light up the stage with dazzling choreography. WinterDance will feature tap, jazz and ballet, including portions of the holiday favorite, The […]

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SGA awards Study Away scholarships to five civil engineering students

WKU’s Student Government Association awarded scholarships to five civil engineering students taking a Study Away course during Winter Term 2012. The $100 scholarships were awarded to Jacob Chaney, a senior from Monticello; Lucas Gilliam, a senior from Russellville; Jacob Merriman, a junior from Newburgh, Ind.; Michael Pickett, a junior from Radcliff; and Russell Whatley, a […]

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U.S. Green Building Council awards gold LEED certification to Ransdell Hall

The first building at WKU to be built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards has received the second-highest level of certification. The U.S. Green Building Council announced that Gary A. Ransdell Hall has earned gold LEED certification. Nate Allen of the USGBC made the announcement Tuesday at a reception in Ransdell Hall. “This […]

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WKU, Housing Authority receive grant to begin Project EMPOWER

The Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex’s Family Resource Program at WKU and the Family Self-Sufficiency Program of the Housing Authority of Bowling Green have received a $200,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to begin Project EMPOWER. This new initiative will evaluate mental health and psycho-social skills and provide resources to families from lower […]

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WKU partnership with National Student Exchange increases study opportunities

WKU is expanding academic exchange opportunities to undergraduate students. Through membership with the National Student Exchange (NSE), students will have the opportunity to study at nearly 200 colleges and universities. WKU students can exchange for a single semester or an academic year at another campus in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin […]

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WKU students producing coverage of News World Summit in Hong Kong

A team of WKU fusion journalists trained in multiplatform newshandling is running global coverage of the 2011 News World Summit this week in Hong Kong. The Global Editors Network (GEN) commissioned Western iMedia, the entrepreneurial editorial startup operated out of WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting, to produce a continuous wave of editorial reports during […]

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Leading journals publish research by WKU geography faculty, students

A central mission of student engagement in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology is to engage students in faculty-supervised research that leads to publication. In recent months, faculty and students in the geography, meteorology and GIS programs have been very successful in bringing collaborative research to publication in some of the disciplines’ leading journals. Undergraduate […]

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Latest newsletters

Here are the latest newsletters from WKU programs: University College College of Health and Human Services College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Honors College Student teacher in Barcelona

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Kentucky Monthly seeks photos for ‘Campus Life in Kentucky’ feature

Kentucky Monthly magazine is seeking college students’ photo submissions for a Campus Life in Kentucky pictorial feature in the February 2012 issue. Deadline for submissions is Dec. 2. The magazine is interested in showcasing Kentucky colleges and universities from the perspectives of the students. Favorite campus activities and locales, best study spots, favorite faculty members […]

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More than 1,600 students to attend STLP showcase Nov. 29 at WKU

More than 1,600 students from elementary, middle and high schools in 13 area counties will attend the Student Technology Leadership Program’s 2011 Fall Showcase on Tuesday (Nov. 29) at WKU. The event begins at 9 a.m. at Diddle Arena. Through STLP, students gain technology and leadership skills by participating in projects, creating products and providing […]

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WKYU-PBS receives grant for digital studio, control room equipment

WKYU-PBS will soon be able to produce the highest quality local programs possible, thanks to a grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The public television service, licensed to WKU, will receive $577,114 from the USDA’s Rural Utility Service (RUS) under the Public Television Digital Transition Grant Program. The grant will allow the local […]

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WKU honors Lexington students

WKU recently honored 20 students from six Lexington high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 30.8 and grade-point average of 3.95 and included 20 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 18 at the Signature Club in Lexington: Bryan Station: Alexie […]

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