Archive | January 6, 2012

Harper introduced as interim coach

Ray Harper was introduced as the interim head coach of the WKU men’s basketball program Friday afternoon after Ken McDonald was released Friday morning. Harper and WKU Director of Athletics Ross Bjork met with approximately 20 members of the local and regional media and 75 WKU athletic department staff members and Hilltopper supporters in the […]

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3 receive library research awards

Three WKU freshmen were recently awarded the WKU Libraries and University Experience Undergraduate Research Award for the Fall 2011 Semester. Kelcie Smith of Saint Paul, Ind., won the award for the best Career Exploration Paper in the UCC 175 University Experience classes at South Campus; Jessica Holland of Alvaton won the award for the best […]

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View from the Hill – The Senase Project

A recent WKU graduate is making a huge difference to children in a remote farming village in Ghana. In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows us how Sarah Hagan’s Semester at Sea has changed many more lives than just her own. To find out how you can contribute, log onto http://www.thesenaseproject.org.

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McDonald released as WKU coach; Harper to serve as interim coach

Ken McDonald has been released as WKU’s head men’s basketball coach, Director of Athletics Ross Bjork announced Friday. Ray Harper, who has served as an assistant coach during McDonald’s tenure, has been named interim head coach and will assume all program responsibilities. Harper spent 12 seasons as head coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College and Oklahoma […]

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Research journal honors WKU project on Mammoth Cave as homeplace

A WKU research project about the pre-park residents and communities near Mammoth Cave National Park has been selected as the 2011 Best Paper Award by the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. “Historical GIS as a Platform for Public Memory at Mammoth Cave National Park” was written by Dr. Katie Algeo, associate professor of geography […]

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WKU’s annual PRISM Concert Jan. 27

The 17th annual WKU Music Department PRISM Concert will begin at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at Van Meter Hall. The concert features outstanding instrumental and vocal ensembles from the WKU Music Department in a fast-paced, high energy show with special lighting effects. Ensembles include the WKU Wind Ensemble, Steel Drum Band, Pauli String Quintet, Jazz […]

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