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2013-14 annual report highlights WKU’s international reach

WKU’s Offices of International Programs (OIP) and Study Abroad and Global Learning (SAGL) have released their 2013-14 annual report. The annual report features data on education abroad participation, individual education abroad student profiles, overviews of key campus internationalization initiatives such as the Diversity Abroad Grant and the new “International Year of…” series, and highlights of […]

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Winter Term celebrating 10 years; program ‘a resounding success’

WKU Winter Term is celebrating 10 years in January. Winter Term began offering the three-week courses in January 2006. Since then, WKU Winter Term has offered nearly 600 courses, serving more than 18,000 students. Dr. Beth Laves, Associate Vice President Extended Learning & Outreach, played a key role in developing the Winter Term, and she […]

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Guest artist working with WKU dance students Oct. 29-Nov. 1

Guest artist Victor Alexander, director of the Ruth Page School of Dance and co-director of the Ruth Page Civic Ballet, will be working with WKU dance students Wednesday-Saturday (Oct. 29-Nov. 1). Alexander joined the artistic and administrative team of Chicago’s Ruth Page Center for the Arts in the summer of 2013 and is continuing a […]

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24 students are candidates for 2014 Homecoming queen at WKU

Twenty-four students are candidates for 2014 Homecoming queen at WKU. The queen will be crowned at halftime of WKU’s Homecoming game against UTEP on Nov. 8. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Candidates will participate in numerous activities during Homecoming Week including a fall social on Nov. 2, an interview […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 20-24, 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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Department of Modern Languages to present Russian Week Oct. 27-31

The campus and community are invited to learn about and celebrate Russian culture as WKU’s Department of Modern Languages hosts Russian Week Oct. 27-31. Faculty with expertise in Russian language, culture and history will present a variety of topics, including animation, film, music and folklore. All events are free and will begin at 7 p.m. […]

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Halloween traditions on display at Oct. 29 event

Halloween traditions from around the world will be on display Oct. 29 at the Knicely Conference Center as WKU students in Erin Greunke’s World Regional Geography course present a Halloween Expo. The World Regional Geography Halloween Expo will feature interactive, kid-friendly presentations and activities that highlight haunted locations and stories as well as how countries […]

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New issue of Outdoor Recreation Journal

The WKU Research Foundation, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and the Wilderness Education Association announce the publication of Volume 6, Issue 2, of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education, and […]

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WKU’s International Year of Ecuador to present ‘Crude’ Nov. 17 in Elizabethtown

WKU’s International Year of Ecuador is coming to Elizabethtown in November with a film presentation and discussion about the extraction of oil from the Amazon. Crude: Exploring the Complexities of Oil Extraction — A Film and Dialogue Event will begin at 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 17 at the Historic State Theater, 202 W. Dixie Ave., […]

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Visiting scholar to present lecture on Ecuador Oct. 22

As part of WKU’s International Year of Ecuador, Dr. Jeff Hoyer, visiting scholar from the University of Tennessee at Martin, will present Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery and Opportunity at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Downing Student Union, room 3024. Dr. Hoyer’s presentation and visuals will take the audience on a journey across Ecuador exploring […]

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Group travels to Spain for 10 days with The Center for Gifted Studies

Twenty-five travelers have returned home after a 10-day study abroad trip to Spain with Dr. Julia Roberts, Dr. Richard Roberts and Dr. Tracy Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. The Center for Gifted Studies’ travel trips are meant for eighth grade and high school honors students, parents and interested adults. “When you […]

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WKU ROTC team finishes second in 30th Annual Army Ten-Miler

A team from WKU’s Army ROTC placed second Sunday (Oct. 12) in the ROTC division of the 30th Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. The Army Ten-Miler, sponsored by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, is the second largest 10-mile race in the United States. More than 26,000 runners finished this year’s race. WKU […]

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