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WKU center receives $297,000 grant extension for Durbin Project

The WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES) has received a $297,000 grant extension over 18 months from the Kentucky Division of Water to support construction at the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Durbin Project. The 14.3-acre site, located off Durbin Lane and West 12th Avenue directly across Glen Lily Road from the former L.C. […]

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Recap

Compiled by Tommy Newton, assistant director, Media Relations Follow WKU News on Twitter or Facebook WKU news summary for April 14-18, 2014 WKU student, recent grads, honored by NSF fellowship: A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green, who […]

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Getch named Executive Director of Clinical Education Complex

A veteran educator and advocate for persons with disabilities will be the new Executive Director of the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU. Dr. Yvette Getch, an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services at the University of Georgia, will start at WKU on May 28. She will give strategic […]

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Kentucky Senate recognizes Gatton Academy for No. 1 Newsweek ranking

The Kentucky Senate formally recognized the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science on Monday (Aug. 13) for ranking as Newsweek magazine’s No. 1 school in the nation. Newsweek unveiled its ranking in May after scoring 1,000 schools from across the United States based on four-year, on-time graduation rate, college matriculation rate, average SAT/ACT […]

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Gatton Academy, AT&T announce gift for WKU speaker series

Students at The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU already enjoy unique opportunities for advanced study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Thanks to a gift from AT&T Kentucky, these emerging leaders within STEM fields will have the chance to learn from today’s leaders. The AT&T Innovation and […]

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12 Gatton Academy seniors recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

One quarter of Gatton Academy seniors have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor which potentially opens the door college scholarship opportunities. In all, 12 members of the Class of 2012 will go on to the next round of the competition. More than 1.5 million students in about 22,000 […]

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Brian Meredith named associate vice president for Enrollment Management

Brian W. Meredith, the director of admissions at the University of Memphis, will be the new associate vice president for Enrollment Management at WKU beginning July 18. “I am delighted to welcome Dr. Meredith to WKU,” Provost Gordon Emslie said. “He brings a strong background in various aspects of enrollment management to this key position […]

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In the News

Here is a selection of recent news stories about WKU: April 9-16, 2014 Glasgow Daily Times Hampton prepares to intern at NASA            Tori Hampton has long been interested in weather. The passion developed after she survived a tornado in 1998 that ripped her house apart. Still, the WKU junior from Metcalfe County didn’t initially […]

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11 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Nearly 20 percent of the seniors at the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor which potentially opens the door college scholarship opportunities. In all, 11 members of the Class of 2011 will go on to the next […]

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