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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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Educational Talent Search hosts ‘Flash Forward,’ ‘Freshman Frenzy’

On Oct. 16, 168 students from area high schools got a glimpse of what life as a college student may be like for them when they visited WKU for the Educational Talent Search program’s annual “Flash Forward” and “Freshman Frenzy” activities. Sixty-one college-bound seniors were divided into groups and sent out on a campuswide scavenger […]

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WKU student participating in White House Internship Program

WKU junior Chelsea Cornett, a political science major from Bowling Green, is part of the fall internship class at the White House. The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding […]

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Children’s Theatre Series presents ‘Lily Plants a Garden’ Oct. 31-Nov. 2

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance continues its Children’s Series Oct. 31-Nov. 2 with the touching tale Lily Plants a Garden, directed by Susan Creech, a senior theatre major from Lexington. At one time, the Zobeings and Wululanders lived in harmony and the world was filled with the most beautiful gardens. But now that […]

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WKU Engineering hosting 15th annual robotics event Nov. 8

WKU’s Department of Engineering will conduct the 15th annual Kentucky Bluegrass Robotics Competition on Nov. 8. The competition, which is the department’s primary high school outreach effort, provides secondary school students with a challenging engineering design experience and secondary school teachers with guidance in teaching engineering topics. Approximately 15 teams from about a dozen schools, […]

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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 Week in Photos: Oct. 13-18, 2014

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

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WKU forensics team wins in Missouri, Tennessee & Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Warrensburg, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Muncie, Indiana, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 18-19. In Missouri, the WKU debate team was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at the Dale Carnegie tournament and closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate at the MO Mule tournament. A […]

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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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6 Gatton students semifinalists in 2014 Siemens Competition

Six students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized by the Siemens Foundation as national semifinalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. Students may enter the competition in the Individual or Team Category. Andrew Brown, a Gatton Academy senior from Muhlenberg County; Ben Guthrie, a […]

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WKU Glasgow will host annual speech contest Nov. 1

WKU Glasgow will host its annual speech contest on Nov. 1. The purpose of this event is to recognize exemplary student speakers and their ability to develop and deliver a strong, clear and appealing presentation on an informative topic. The contest will be comprised of students who are enrolled in both divisions of COMM 145 […]

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‘Symptoms of Unknown Origin’ topic of 2014 Lancaster-Puckett lecture at WKU

Dr. Clifton K. Meador will deliver WKU’s 2014 L.Y. Lancaster-Hugh Puckett Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Downing Student Union, room 3025. In his presentation, Symptoms of Unknown Origin, Dr. Meador will recount a series of fascinating case studies. Dr. Meador has been the Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School […]

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