Archive | May 7, 2012

WKU ALIVE Center’s Summer Workshop Series begins on May 16

The WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships will begin its Summer Workshop Series on May 16 with a grant research workshop titled Finding Funds that Fit. Participants from across the region are invited to attend the workshop. Finding Funds that Fit will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the ALIVE Center in Bowling […]

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WKU offers summer music camps

Through a partnership between WKU Continuing Education and the WKU Department of Music, children interested in violin, viola, cello or double bass have access to a weeklong day camp called “String Explosion!” This summer, the music partnership will expand to also offer a summer camp for students interested in guitar. Big Red Gig is for […]

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WKU chemistry student receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

WKU student Nicholas Wright has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. A chemistry major from Berea, Wright works in the lab with Dr. Hemali Rathnayake, assistant professor of chemistry. His research has focused on solar energy, specifically working to construct nanoscale carbon-based materials to produce cost-effective portable solar plastics. “I got involved […]

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ROTC graduates establish scholarship as part of plans for upcoming wedding

When Brittany Rexing and Timathy Kloth began making plans for their May 26 wedding, they decided use their special day to establish a scholarship that would benefit other WKU ROTC cadets. The two seniors in the Hilltopper Battalion, who will graduate this weekend, have benefited from scholarships during their four years at WKU. (Read more […]

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Commencement Weekend to include commissioning of 20 ROTC cadets

Members of the Hilltopper Battalion Army ROTC unit develop a special bond during their four years at WKU. That’s especially evident for 20 Army ROTC cadets who will be commissioned as second lieutenants Friday and Saturday (May 11-12) during WKU’s Commencement Weekend. “We started together so we want to finish together,” said Cadet Battalion Commander […]

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Events at WKU planned in conjunction with Convention of Bosniaks

Several events are planned at WKU in conjunction with the Seventeenth Convention of Bosniaks in North America. Since 1996 the Convention of Bosniaks in North America has been held annually in cities such as Toronto, Chicago, New York, Seattle, St. Louis and Phoenix. This year, 10,000 Bosniaks from North America and Bosnia and Herzegovina will […]

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View from the Hill – Gary Ransdell in Broadcast Booth

WKU’s President takes on yet another job during baseball season, taking a seat alongside the Voice of the Hilltoppers Randy Lee at least a dozen times a year.

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