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WKU Regents to meet July 24-25

WKU’s Board of Regents will hold a retreat on Thursday (July 24) and its third quarterly meeting on Friday (July 25). The retreat will begin at noon (CDT) at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. Friday’s meeting begins at 8 a.m. (CDT) in the Guilluame Executive Board Room in the Augenstein Alumni Center at […]

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WKU Aging to facilitate second ‘Gathering’ of age-friendly groups

WKU Aging, AARP Kentucky, the Barren River Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and the City of Bowling Green are hosting the second annual “Gathering,” a networking opportunity for organizations and businesses that have undertaken age-friendly initiatives. The Gathering will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni […]

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View from the Hill – Year of Ecuador

WKU is kicking off a year long study of Ecuador, one of the most diverse areas of the world. Amy Bingham has more on WKU’s latest effort to expand its international reach in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU alert: Gas line repaired

The gas leak near Parking Structure 1 at the corner of College Heights Boulevard and Avenue of Champions has been stopped. Emergency personnel have given the all clear.

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WKU PBS Pool Party set for Aug. 3

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party at the Russell Sims Aquatic Center on Aug. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 500 children age 10 and under will receive special gifts, plus there will […]

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Kentucky Museum to display Chester Cornett exhibit this fall

This fall, the Kentucky Museum will host the unique folk art exhibition, “Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky,” featuring more than two dozen of the famed folk artist’s rocking chairs and other objects made before his death in 1981. Upon completion of its inaugural display at the Kentucky Folk Art Center, this unique collection will […]

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Hutton scholar working with WKU mentor

Kerrick Moore has been chosen as one of 27 students to participate in the 2014 Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program, an innovative education program sponsored by the American Fisheries Society (AFS). Moore, a home school student from Bowling Green who has just completed his junior year, is working with Dr. Philip Lienesch of WKU’s Department […]

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WKU faculty members discuss traumatic brain injury

WKU faculty members Drs. Jo Shackelford and Amy Cappiccie lead a panel presentation on the experience of veterans returning from conflict, information on incidence of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in wounded veterans, and common signs of TBI at the 2014 Kentucky Lifesavers Conference at The Galt House in Louisville in June. The conference was […]

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WKU selected as new home for the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a consortium of American colleges and universities that offers study abroad programs and internships in English-speaking regions, has selected WKU to serve as the new host institution. The Division of Extended Learning and Outreach will serve as the liaison between CCSA and WKU through the Study Away office. […]

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View from the Hill – GEAR UP Kentucky Academy

More than twenty high school sophomores are getting a trial run at college this month at WKU.  Amy Bingham shows us how the GEAR UP Kentucky Academy is gearing them up for success in this week’s View from the Hill.

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Roederer awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Anna Roederer, a WKU student from Crestwood, has been awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Roederer is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award. The senior majoring in English for Secondary Teachers […]

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Regents approve agreement for health services

WKU’s Board of Regents today (July 10) approved an agreement that will allow Graves-Gilbert Clinic to provide health services on campus. Once the agreement is executed by GGC, GGC will proceed with staffing decisions and implementing care teams to meet the health care needs of WKU employees and students. GGC will begin providing health services […]

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