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WKU Board of Regents approves several new academic programs

The WKU Board of Regents approved several new academic programs. The Board approved a new degree type – the associate of science in Nursing. This will align this program, previously referred to as an associate of science degree with a major in Nursing, with nationwide accreditation standards. At its meeting Friday (April 18), the Board […]

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3rd annual Warren County Services Fair April 26

WKU students, faculty and staff are gearing up to provide immigrant and refugee families an opportunity to engage with various agencies and businesses that provide health, education and other services to families throughout Bowling Green and Warren County. The Warren County Services Fair is April 26 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cumberland Trace Elementary School. Warren […]

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WKU student, recent grads, honored by NSF fellowship

A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green, who is graduating in May, and 2013 graduates Elaine Flynn of De Mossville and Michael Powers of Bowling Green, were selected for the prestigious fellowship. Graduates Brittany Morgan (2012) of Franklin […]

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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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Climatologist offers perspective on state’s weather extremes

State Climatologist Stuart Foster offered perspectives on weather and climate in Kentucky at an April 9 meeting in Frankfort. Dr. Foster’s presentation was part of “Nature’s Call to Action II,” a conference co-sponsored by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Division of the Federal Highway Administration. “The conference dealt with climate change, air quality […]

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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 http://www.wku.edu/regents/ Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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WKU students, faculty attend national healthcare conference

Six students and three faculty members from WKU’s Health Administration program recently attended the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress on Healthcare Leadership meeting in Chicago. The annual meeting brings professionals together to network, learn from peers, and to learn how to enhance their career. The March 24-27 event attracted professionals from the United […]

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Gatton Academy listed among ‘top-performing schools’ for 6th year in row

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been named to The Washington Post’s list of top-performing schools with elite students for the sixth consecutive year. Since 1998, educational columnist Jay Mathews has ranked Washington-area public high schools using the Challenge Index, his measure of how effectively a school […]

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WKU, partners conduct advanced groundwater monitoring at museum sinkhole

Since a catastrophic sinkhole opened up Feb. 12 at the National Corvette Museum (NCM) and swallowed eight rare Corvettes, a diverse team of professionals has been working together with the NCM, led by Scott, Murphy, & Daniel, LLC Construction, to assess and remediate the collapse. As part of this effort, WKU and project partners are […]

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