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WKU’s top business students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma

The WKU chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society in business inducted 56 students, faculty and business professionals during its annual ceremony on April 16. These inductees join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 business professionals who have earned recognition through lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Students ranking in the […]

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‘Why Sharks Attack’ includes expertise of WKU professors

Why Sharks Attack, an episode of NOVA that premieres next month on public television, will include video footage shot last summer at WKU. A production crew that included Adam Geiger, Rachael Kelly and John Hawkes visited the WKU labs of biology faculty member Dr. Steve Huskey and engineering faculty member Dr. Chris Byrne last July […]

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WKU, Vanderbilt offer ‘Teaching Latin America through Film’

Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies and WKU’s Office of International Programs have partnered to offer a film institute on Latin American for teachers in grades 7-12. Through the Lens: Teaching Latin America through Film is part of OIP’s inaugural International Year Of… program to feature Ecuador during the 2014-2015 academic year. “It is […]

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2014 awards: College of Health and Human Services

WKU’s College of Health and Human Services honored its outstanding students during an annual awards ceremony. The following students were recognized on April 5 at the Knicely Conference Center: Allied Health Sharon D. Bunnell of Munfordville, Health Information Management Outstanding Scholar Anita Gail Wells of Glasgow, Health Information Management Leadership Award Stephanie Gaiko of Bowling […]

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WKU to host Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium April 19

WKU Study Away will host the Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium on April 19 at the Knicely Conference Center. Undergraduate and graduate students from postsecondary institutions will present informative sessions regarding their experiences studying abroad or away. “Our goal is to provide participants with insight from others who have benefitted from the enhanced learning experience that […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 18

The second quarterly meeting of WKU’s Board of Regents will begin at 9 a.m. April 18 at the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room in Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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Pakistani Student Association celebrates Pakistan Day

The culture, history and cuisine of Pakistan were highlighted March 22 during Pakistan Day, organized by the newly formed Pakistani Student Association at WKU. Shahbaz Munawar, president of PSA, welcomed the audience of more than 100 at WKU’s Faculty House and introduced the executive body of PSA. “We wanted to bring our Pakistani, American and […]

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‘Far Away Places’ series to feature presentation on Russian history

WKU Libraries’ Far Away Places speaker series will feature a presentation on The Great War (World War I) in the Soviet Imagination by Russian historian Karen Petrone, Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Kentucky, at 7 p.m. April 17 at Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. A graduate of Harvard […]

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‘Voices of Student Veterans’ tour to visit WKU on April 16

The transition to the battlefield and back home again is a long and, at times, bumpy road for our war veterans. Voices of Student Veterans chronicles those sometimes long journeys home in a documentary drama about the transitions of student veterans returning to the Commonwealth and a college campus. Kentuckians can hear these personal stories […]

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Corbin 8th-grader wins 2014 Kentucky Geographic Bee

Nikhil A. Krishna, an eighth-grader from Corbin Middle School, took top honors at the 2014 Kentucky Geographic Bee on Friday (April 4) at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. Second place went to Andruw T. Stewart of Farnsley Middle School in Louisville. Third place went to Zsombor T. Gal of Winburn Middle School in Lexington. Eighty-two champions […]

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Speaker to discuss Yugoslavian crime tribunal

Nerma Jelacic, head of communications at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague in The Netherlands, will visit WKU on April 7. Jelacic will present Promoting International Justice and Reconciliation: Outreach efforts of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Snell Hall 2113. The United […]

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All 4 WKU nominees recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program

All four WKU students nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program have been honored by the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering. John Andrew Cliburn of Cloverport, Nitin Krishna of Corbin and Megan Laffoon of Louisville were selected as Goldwater recipients. Gretchen Walch of Alexandria […]

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