Archive | June 25, 2012

WKU students honored by Louisville mayor for biking across U.S. for Alzheimer’s

Nine WKU students were honored June 22 with a proclamation by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer for their dedication to raising awareness and funding for Alzheimer’s through a cross-country bike ride. The nine WKU students are members of the group Bike4Alz, formed to raise awareness and funding for Alzheimer’s while biking across the U.S. Bike4Alz began […]

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WKU MBA students study sustainability

WKU’s full-time MBA students took a field trip to Trammel Creek June 20 to run experiments on the water quality. Students collected macro-invertebrates and used environmental keys to identify the various species.  MBA students got their hands dirty by getting down into the creek to study the interrelationships between the environment and business. Instructors for […]

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WKU noncredit emergency medical services courses offered this fall

WKU Continuing Education will offer two noncredit Emergency Medical Services (EMS) trainings this fall: EMT Basic and EMT Paramedic. Regional EMS systems utilize these two levels of practice, which are governed by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. EMS training provides the knowledge to recognize symptoms of illness and injury and to provide emergency […]

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WKU reintroduces online instructional design programs this fall

The WKU School of Teacher Education will relaunch two instructional design degree programs beginning this fall: an online Master of Science degree and a 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. Two experts in the instructional design field will lead the programs. Dr. Silvie Huang and Dr. Elena Novak each hold a Ph.D. in instructional systems […]

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NSF grant supports workshop on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is one of the most powerful technologies that provide useful structural information about chemical compounds. To foster knowledge of and facilitate access to this technology, WKU’s Department of Chemistry hosted a thematic NMR workshop on June 18-21. The workshop was supported by a National Science Foundation grant from the Course, Curriculum, […]

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NSF grant supports summer research experience at WKU

WKU’s Department of Chemistry and Department of Geography and Geology are hosting a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. The REU grant provides a fully supported, intensive 10-week research experience for those students selected for the research program. The unifying environmental theme of this site is focused on land use and land […]

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