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WKU hosting event April 22 for Mid-Continent students

WKU will be hosting a “Transfer Now” event for Mid-Continent University students on Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield. The event will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative, 1218 West Broadway. Students can visit with representatives from admissions, financial aid, online student services, and more during the event. […]

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Students qualify for National Collegiate Golf Championship

WKU’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport partnered with the Collegiate Golf Alliance (CGA) and Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) to host a local qualifier for the PGA’s Play Golf America University Program and CGA’s National Collegiate Golf Championship program. On Saturday (April 19), 18 two-man teams participated in the tournament at Paul Walker Golf Course […]

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WKU, Community Farmers Market gear up for mobile outreach

WKU and the Community Farmers Market BG (CFM) are gearing up for the summer season with a new commitment to helping people rethink local. “Our goal is to not only educate people about eating healthy, local foods, but to give them access to them, as well,” said Christian Ryan, WKU sustainability coordinator. “By working together, […]

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"When the Universe was Young" will be presented April 22-May 22 at WKU's Hardin Planetarium.

‘When the Universe was Young’ April 22-May 22 at planetarium

When the Universe was Young opens April 22 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday through May 22. About the show: We are the first generation of humans to know what our universe was like at the very beginning. Less than 100 years ago people thought […]

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Tickets go on sale April 22 for ‘Super Circus Heroes!’ at WKU

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey invites families to a super circus experience like no other at Ringling Bros. Presents Super Circus Heroes! All of the high flying fun and excitement is coming to WKU’s Diddle Arena May 30 through June 1. Tickets go on sale on April 22. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey […]

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2014 ‘Evening of Dance’ April 24-28

From April 24 to April 28, Evening of Dance will fill Russell Miller Theatre with feats of athleticism and displays of artistry as the WKU Dance Company lights up the stage with dance from tap to flamenco. Clifton Keefer Brown, Associate Professor of Dance and Director of the Dance Program, recently spent a sabbatical semester […]

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WKU Libraries participating in World Book Night event at detention center

In celebration of World Book Night, WKU Libraries — a designated giver for the program — will be giving 30 copies of 100 Best Loved Poems to the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center on April 23. To allow every student in the Center to have a book, 20 books will be donated by World Book […]

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Vitale to receive Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship

Don Vitale, President of Manchester Capital, LLC, and a longtime volunteer with WKU and the Gordon Ford College of Business, will receive the Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award on Wednesday (April 16). The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded to outstanding individuals who combine innovative business achievement with service to humanity. Vitale will receive […]

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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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WKU Alumni Association to unveil statue of Big Red on April 19

WKU’s most beloved icon will become a permanent part of the Augenstein Alumni Center on Saturday (April 19) when the WKU Alumni Association unveils a life-size bronze statue of the Big Red mascot. According to Rick DuBose (’73), Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association, the statue of Big Red was designed and crafted by […]

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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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