Archive | January 31, 2013

Educational Talent Search to host annual ‘Freshman Frenzy’ Feb. 9

Educational Talent Search (ETS) at WKU will welcome high school freshmen and their parents from eight area counties to WKU’s South Campus on Feb. 9 for the annual “Freshman Frenzy” event. The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Freshman participants will learn about ways to start preparing for college now, […]

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LEGO robotics competition Feb. 2

About 400 children on 42 teams will gather at WKU’s Diddle Arena on Saturday (Feb. 2) for the Kentucky FIRST LEGO League’s State Robotics Competition. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude with an awards ceremony at approximately 5:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s event is “Senior Solutions™,” which calls for […]

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WKU-Glasgow to commemorate 25th anniversary with celebration on Feb. 7

When WKU-Glasgow reopened its doors in 1988, 115 years had passed since A.W. Mell opened the Glasgow Normal School that ultimately became WKU. On Feb. 7, WKU-Glasgow will host a celebration from 10 a.m. to noon to commemorate the 25th anniversary of WKU-Glasgow. The event will begin with a reception and refreshments, followed by a […]

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Macy’s Used Book Sale Feb. 8-10 will benefit SOKY Book Fest

The annual Macy’s Used Book Sale will be held Feb. 8-10 at Bowling Green’s Historic L&N Depot — home of the Historic Rail Park and Train Museum. Thousands of materials will be available for sale at the event. Proceeds from the used book sale will benefit the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership and area literacy […]

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WKU recognized as a Tree Campus USA for third consecutive year

WKU is a Tree Campus USA for the third year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation announced Thursday (Jan. 31). Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. Toyota helped launch the program […]

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Hours extended for Civil War exhibit

Gallery hours have been extended for Witness: Photographs of a Nation Divided, a Civil War exhibit at Mass Media and Technology Hall atrium and gallery. The exhibit, presented by WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting and the History Department, features Civil War photography and historic information, including rarely seen reproductions of images in 3D, as […]

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