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Regents OK funds to continue science campus project

Board also appoints Siegrist as University Distinguished Professor WKU’s Board of Regents today (July 25) approved the use of up to $2.4 million in reserve funds to move forward with the Ogden Science Campus renovation project. The funds, which will be replaced by the state once General Fund bonds are issued, will be used to […]

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WKU geography team investigates agritourism changes in Sicily

A team of researchers from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology spent a week in southern Sicily at the beginning of July to investigate changes in the agritourism landscape. Led by Associate Professor of Geography Dr. Peggy Gripshover, and accompanied by Dr. Thomas Bell (adjunct Professor of Geography), University Distinguished Professor of Geography Dr. David […]

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WKU Owensboro, other groups plan events to commemorate 100th anniversary of First World War

WKU Owensboro is partnering with the Daviess County Public Library and Owensboro Community & Technical College to create a series of events this fall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. “To the Lost: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War” will begin Aug. 5 (first day of […]

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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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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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3 to join Hall of Distinguished Alumni during 2014 Homecoming

A musical composer, performer and teacher, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, and a decorated military veteran and former commander of the WKU ROTC will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Dr. David “Doc” Livingston, Rick Loomis and Retired Col. Gary “Mickey” Riggs will be inducted during WKU’s 2014 Homecoming celebration. The 23rd class of […]

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Sport Management faculty member invited to lecture in China

Dr. Bruce Larson, Associate Professor of Sport Management in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport (KRS), has been invited to participate in the “Summer Lectures of Foreign Professors” program July 7-14 at Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) in China. The invitation is part of a collaborative effort between Dr. Larson and Dr. Sun […]

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WKU Spring 2014 Graduates List

The WKU Spring 2014 Graduates List is available online. The list includes names and hometowns as listed by the students and the degree received. Bowling Green/Warren County students Other Kentucky students; U.S. students; international students Within each category, students are listed in ZIP Code order. To view the lists, visit http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/gradlist.php

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42 WKU students earn national scholarships; Regents approve budget

WKU students continued to raise the bar in 2013-14 as a record 42 students earned recognition in national scholarship competitions. In a report Friday (June 27) to the University’s Board of Regents, Audra Jennings, Director of the Office of Scholar Development, said the awards had a combined value of more than $1 million and will […]

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Lux named WKU’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Dr. Jace Lux has been named WKU’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Chief Enrollment and Graduation Officer Brian Meredith announced Tuesday. Dr. Lux has served as director of WKU’s award-winning forensics team since July 2010. He will assume his new role on Aug. 11. “I welcome Dr. Jace Lux as our new Director of Recruitment […]

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WKU’s TopSCHOLAR database adds Readership Map feature

WKU’s research and creative activity database (TopSCHOLAR) has added a new feature called Readership Map. The new map pinpoints where researchers are located from around the world and what specific data they are viewing at that moment. “This truly shows the international reach of the intellectual capital of WKU,” said Connie Foster, Dean of WKU […]

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5 WKU students recognized by Gilman scholarship program

Five WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program. Four students won a combined total of $14,500 to fund study and internship programs abroad and one was designated an alternate. Bethany Banker, the daughter of Tim and Melanie Banker of Hanson, is majoring in […]

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