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Statewide ‘Sustainability Roadshow’ Nov. 14-16 at WKU

WKU will host the 2014 Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability (CCPS) conference Nov. 14-16 with the theme “Sustainability Roadshow” and the intent to showcase the “best of the best” sustainability practices in Kentucky higher education. The conference began in 2006 at Berea College and has been an annual gathering of sustainability minded students, faculty and […]

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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 to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Nov. 6-11

WKU President Gary Ransdell is practicing his spelling for the upcoming WKU Department of Theatre & Dance Mainstage presentation of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This hilarious and heartwarming musical about six awkward teenagers vying for the championship of a lifetime will have you laughing out loud as the actors spell their way […]

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Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31

The WKU Board of Regents will hold its fourth quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. Oct. 31 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall on the Bowling Green Campus. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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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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Parking/traffic information for WKU vs. Old Dominion on Oct. 25

The WKU football team (2-4 overall, 0-3 Conference USA) meets the Old Dominion University Monarchs (3-4 overall, 1-3 Conference USA) for the first time at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 25) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket […]

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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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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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World War I series to conclude with lectures at WKU Owensboro

“To the Lost: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War” will conclude with two presentations at the WKU Owensboro campus, 4821 New Hartford Road. At 2 p.m. Nov. 1, Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain will present a lecture on how World War I influenced Kentucky and a brief history of McLean County native […]

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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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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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