Archive | March 15, 2012

WKU’s remarkable final stretch ends in 81-66 loss to UK in NCAA Tournament

Terrence Jones and Doron Lamb figured Kentucky’s freshmen might have the jitters. Good thing the sophomores already have plenty of NCAA tournament experience to share. Jones had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Lamb scored 16 and top-seeded Kentucky began its quest for an eighth national title with an 81-66 victory over WKU on Thursday night […]

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Keeling lectures at several stops on three-week global educational tour

Dr. David Keeling, head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently completed a three-week tour of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, covering more than 30,000 miles, representing the American Geographical Society as part of its geographic educational outreach program. The educational tour began in Cairo, Egypt, with discussions about the Arab Spring and […]

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50 bands to participate in Mid South Percussion Championship March 17-18

About 50 bands from Kentucky and other states will participate in the WGI Mid South Percussion Championship Saturday and Sunday (March 17-18) at WKU’s Diddle Arena. WGI (Winter Guard International) Sport of the Arts is the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard and percussion ensemble competitions. The championship begins with preliminary competition from noon […]

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300 high school juniors to participate in GEAR UP scholarship event March 16

The GEAR UP Kentucky 2.0 grant program will host about 300 high school juniors for the Drive the Dream GEAR UP Scholarship Event on Friday (March 16) at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. The GEAR UP program is a statewide project to increase the number of students who graduate from high school and enroll in postsecondary […]

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WKU will celebrate student research during REACH Week March 19-24

WKU will celebrate student research March 19-24 during REACH (Research Experiences and Creative Heights) Week. The week includes lectures by two prominent scientists, research showcases hosted by WKU’s academic colleges and the 42nd annual Student Research Conference. (The complete schedule is online at http://www.wku.edu/research/celebrate.php) Highlights of REACH Week include the following: Keynote speaker March 21: […]

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