Archive | September 19, 2012

Instruments of American Excellence opens Friday at Kentucky Museum

WKU will open the “Instruments of American Excellence” Collection at the Kentucky Museum with a special ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday (Sept. 21). Several contributors to the collection will be in attendance, including Sara Mearns, Principal dancer for the NYC Ballet who will speak during the ceremony. The collection spotlights the ordinary means by which […]

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Gov. Beshear to deliver remarks at Gatton Academy celebration Sept. 24

Gov. Steve Beshear will attend a reception Monday (Sept. 24) as the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU celebrates being named America’s Number One High School by Newsweek magazine. “The celebration honors not only the work of our students, but the collaborative efforts of Western Kentucky University, government officials, […]

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Hilltopper Astronomy Club hosting Observe the Moon Night event Sept. 22

Members of the Hilltopper Astronomy Club will convene in the lobby of Thompson Complex Center Wing at 7 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22) for the 2012 International Observe the Moon Night. The 2012 InOMN event will celebrate the life of the late Neil Armstrong and pay tribute to the pioneer of space exploration who was the […]

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WKU to honor 2012 Family of the Year

Jafar and Ashraf Boka and their children will be honored Saturday as the 2012 WKU Family of the Year. As part of Parent & Family Weekend activities, the Boka family will be recognized at halftime of the WKU vs. Southern Mississippi football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is 6 p.m. WKU junior Keyana […]

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WKU student receives national nonprofit internship award

JaNeé Lamb, a Social Work major in the WKU Nonprofit Administration minor, was recently selected to receive a $4,500 award from the Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen), an initiative funded by a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. A panel of national nonprofit leaders selected Lamb from among students at Nonprofit Leadership Alliance […]

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