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WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2014-15 lineup

The 18th season of WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series will feature seven performances and lectures highlighted by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, science guy Bill Nye and political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry. Admission to all Cultural Enhancement Series events is free, but the 2014-15 series will offer Premier Event ticketing. For the four CES Premier Events, a free […]

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Traffic advisory: Roundabout intersection closing Aug. 3-8

Attention WKU community, here’s a traffic update from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 office about the roundabout construction project near the WKU campus: The roundabout intersection will be closed for six days beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 3).  The roundabout is scheduled to reopen at noon Aug. 8. Motorists are encouraged to use University Boulevard, […]

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Special Needs Summit set for Oct. 17

The Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU is hosting a Special Needs Summit Oct. 17 for parents, caregivers, family members, professionals and students working with the special needs community. The theme is “Share the Vision” with the goals of connecting members of the special needs community, providing valuable information and strategies on working with […]

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WKU to receive Safe Communities designation

The director of the National Safety Council’s Safe Communities Program will present the official Safe Communities designation to WKU on Wednesday (July 30). WKU President Gary Ransdell will accept the designation at 1:30 p.m. in the Robertson Ballroom of the Augenstein Alumni Center. WKU becomes the 25th community in the U.S. and the fourth university […]

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Authors Showcase, Writers Workshop set for Sept. 5-6

A new literary event featuring more than 30 authors with ties to the region will take place Sept. 6 at the Bob Kirby branch of the Warren County Public Library. Authors will be signing and selling their books from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the Authors Showcase, there will be a free […]

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WKU Owensboro, other groups plan events to commemorate 100th anniversary of First World War

WKU Owensboro is partnering with the Daviess County Public Library and Owensboro Community & Technical College to create a series of events this fall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. “To the Lost: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War” will begin Aug. 5 (first day of […]

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WKU Regents to meet July 24-25

WKU’s Board of Regents will hold a retreat on Thursday (July 24) and its third quarterly meeting on Friday (July 25). The retreat will begin at noon (CDT) at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. Friday’s meeting begins at 8 a.m. (CDT) in the Guilluame Executive Board Room in the Augenstein Alumni Center at […]

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WKU Aging to facilitate second ‘Gathering’ of age-friendly groups

WKU Aging, AARP Kentucky, the Barren River Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and the City of Bowling Green are hosting the second annual “Gathering,” a networking opportunity for organizations and businesses that have undertaken age-friendly initiatives. The Gathering will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni […]

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WKU PBS Pool Party set for Aug. 3

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party at the Russell Sims Aquatic Center on Aug. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 500 children age 10 and under will receive special gifts, plus there will […]

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Kentucky Museum to display Chester Cornett exhibit this fall

This fall, the Kentucky Museum will host the unique folk art exhibition, “Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky,” featuring more than two dozen of the famed folk artist’s rocking chairs and other objects made before his death in 1981. Upon completion of its inaugural display at the Kentucky Folk Art Center, this unique collection will […]

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WKU Regents to hold special called meeting Thursday

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct a special called meeting on Thursday, July 10, at 9 a.m. (CDT) / 10 a.m. (EDT) in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room of the 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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Traffic advisory: Part of University Boulevard closing for roundabout project

Attention WKU community, here’s a traffic update from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 office about the roundabout construction project near the WKU campus: University Boulevard between Normal Street and Nashville Road will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday (July 6). Access to Chestnut Street remains closed as well. These closures will be effective until the project is […]

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