Archive | January 27, 2012

WKU extends national, international reach during Winter Term programs

During Winter Term 2012, WKU students and faculty participated in numerous national and international courses, trips and programs. Check out the following reports that are posted on the WKU News page: Gatton Academy in Costa Rica: Students at WKU’s Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky participated in a global learning experience […]

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Winter Term’s Study Away courses take students to floodplains, art world

The WKU Study Away Office completed two courses during Winter Term 2012, taking students to the western floodplains or through the art world of New York City. “Total Immersion Floodplain Management,” a civil engineering field experience course, offered a unique opportunity to explore massive flood control works and interact with professionals from many of the […]

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Gatton Academy students conduct biodiversity research in Costa Rica

Students at WKU’s Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky participated in a global learning experience in Costa Rican biodiversity studies during the university’s recent Winter Term. The two-week program was led by Dr. Keith Phillips, an associate professor in WKU’s Department of Biology. Sixteen Gatton Academy students, along with Academy Director […]

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WKU students honored in Kentucky press, photojournalism competitions

WKU students received numerous awards last weekend in competitions sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association, Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association and Kentucky News Photographer Association. In the KNPA competition, Brynn Anderson received the 2011 Ed Reinke Memorial Best of Show for her feature picture story while David Kasnic received the Judges Award for his portfolio. In […]

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Faculty, students participate in annual Winter Term program in Belize

Students and faculty from four departments in WKU’s College of Health and Human Services participated in the Winter Term’s annual International Health and Human Services Learning Program, also known as the Belize Program. The program was led by Dental Director Daniel Carter and Supervising Dental Hygienist Bonny Petty of WKU’s Institute for Rural Health Development […]

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News from Center for Gerontology

Here are some news items from WKU’s Center for Gerontology: The Center has been awarded membership in the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics’ Global Ageing Research Network. The IAGG, based in Toulouse, France, is building a large network to foster scientific development of gerontology and geriatrics worldwide. The aim is to develop an international […]

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