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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 22-27, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Fulbright Scholar to discuss skin-lightening trend Oct. 9 at WKU

Dr. Gitiara Nasreen, a 2014 Fulbright Scholar at Howard University and a professor at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, will present Whitewashing the Color Politics: The “Unfair” Construction of Beauty for the (Market) Beast at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at WKU’s Faculty House. Dr. Nasreen will discuss the complex issues involved in skin-lightening products and […]

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Journal of American Folklore moves to WKU

The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU announces that the Folk Studies faculty members have been chosen as the new editors of the Journal of American Folklore (JAF). The Journal of American Folklore presents significant research findings and theoretical analyses from folklore and related fields. The new editors welcome submissions beginning Oct. 6. […]

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WKU dance faculty member’s work chosen for New York festival

Lisa Draskovich-Long, Assistant Professor of Dance in WKU’s Department of Theatre & Dance, has had choreography chosen for presentation this weekend at the 14th annual DUMBO dance festival produced by WHITE WAVE in New York. Participation in the festival, hailed as “a four-day marathon showcase of cutting-edge contemporary dance featuring both emerging and eminent dancemakers,” […]

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WKU group conducts water resources training in Jamaica

Increasing knowledge with regard to water resources is becoming a focal point in developing regions, particularly in the Caribbean and for coastal areas. Nearly half the world’s population lives within 150 kilometers of a coastline, including all of Jamaica’s almost 3 million residents. Threats from sea level rise and population growth, among others, strain fresh […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 9-13, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.  

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WKU student develops The Ebola Project app to track virus

A WKU graduate student has developed a smartphone app that uses Twitter data to track the outbreak of the Ebola virus and could predict the spread of the virus. Armin Smailhodzic of Bowling Green began working on The Ebola Project app as part of his master’s thesis in the Homeland Security program in WKU’s Department […]

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Chinese Language Flagship Program selects 22 new students

In addition to 2014 cohort, program welcomes Dr. Yufen Chang and Xiao Zhu The Chinese Language Flagship Program at WKU has selected 22 students for the 2014 cohort. Sponsored by The Language Flagship, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, WKU is one of only 12 universities in the United States with a grant […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 2-6, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.  

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Office of Scholar Development hosting ‘Day of Workshops’ Sept. 9

The Office of Scholar Development at WKU is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” on Tuesday (Sept. 9) to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for research, creative work and professional development. Held in Helm 100, within the Chinese Learning Center, “Day of Workshops” provides an opportunity for students to quickly learn […]

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WKU launching International Year of Ecuador; events begin Sept. 10

The International Year of Ecuador promises to bring more than 25 events and programs featuring Ecuador to WKU’s main and regional campuses as well as to several community venues. The Office of International Programs in collaboration with more than 20 campus and community partners has developed a calendar of events that will bring the South […]

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WKU offices hosting Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair Sept. 16

WKU’s Academic Advising & Retention Center and Study Abroad and Global Learning will host the 2014 Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center. This partnership will give students the opportunity to explore WKU majors and expand their education […]

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