Archive | January 23, 2013

7 members of Hilltoppers for Life attend national events in Washington, D.C.

Seven WKU student members of the Hilltoppers for Life will be attending the 40th March for Life on Friday (Jan. 25) and the annual Students for Life of America national conference on Saturday (Jan. 26) in Washington, D.C. The Hilltoppers for Life group works to protect the sanctity of life through educational events, posters, handing […]

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Stone named director of WKU’s Veterans Upward Bound program

Davy Stone of Bowling Green has been appointed as the new director for the Veterans Upward Bound program at WKU. Prior to becoming director, Stone worked as a VUB instructor for 18 years. In his new position, Stone will oversee an annual operating budget of $280,000 and supervise four full-time staff members. He is the […]

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WKU offering Bonner scholarships

Last fall, WKU started the inaugural class of Bonner Leadership Scholars, a cohort of service-minded students in a scholarship program coordinated by the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships. “I really look forward to working at HOTEL INC each day. They have so many interesting projects ahead of them and I stay excited about the […]

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World conference for gifted education will be held Aug. 10-14 in Louisville

Local educators and parents will have a unique opportunity this summer to learn from the world’s leading experts in gifted education, and they won’t have to drive across the country or fly around the globe to do it. The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children will host its 20th Biennial World Conference, “Celebrating Giftedness […]

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WKU team tackles Caribbean climate change with international collaborators

At the beginning of January, a group of faculty from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology visited Belize for a two-day meeting hosted by the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), which included members of Cuba’s meteorological organization INSMET (Instituto de Meteorología) and the Belize National Meteorological Service. The CCCCC serves as the regional information […]

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American Idol winner Phillips in concert April 8; tickets on sale Feb. 4

Phillip Phillips, the winner of American Idol’s 11th season, will perform April 8 at WKU. The concert by the singer-songwriter from Leesburg, Ga., will begin at 7 p.m. at Van Meter Hall. Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. Feb. 4 at the WKU Ticket Office at Diddle Arena and online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are […]

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