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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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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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WKU, UPIKE competing in organ donor challenge through Nov. 8

Several student groups at WKU will be hitting the Hill to encourage students, faculty and staff to sign up on Kentucky’s Organ Donor Registry between now and Nov. 8 as a part of the WKU vs. University of Pikeville Organ Donation Challenge. The winner of the challenge will be announced at the WKU vs. UPIKE […]

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Visiting scholar to present lecture on Ecuador Oct. 22

As part of WKU’s International Year of Ecuador, Dr. Jeff Hoyer, visiting scholar from the University of Tennessee at Martin, will present Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery and Opportunity at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Downing Student Union, room 3024. Dr. Hoyer’s presentation and visuals will take the audience on a journey across Ecuador exploring […]

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Kentucky Building will celebrate 75th anniversary on Nov. 14

The Kentucky Building will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Kentucky Room of the Kentucky Building on WKU’s campus. The public and WKU community are invited to the celebration. There will be a brief program about the history of the building, free admission to […]

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35th annual 10K Classic Oct. 18

The 35th annual Medical Center 10K Classic is scheduled for Saturday morning (Oct. 18). The event will begin on University Boulevard and end at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Event details: Start times for the Medical Center 10K Classic events have changed this year. The 1.5 Mile Fun Walk starts at 7:45 a.m. followed by the […]

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Ogden College, GRREC to host STEMshot! rocket event Oct. 25

WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative have launched a new rocketry competition for area students in grades 4-12. STEMshot!, a compressed air rocketry competition giving students the opportunity to engage in a challenging real-world problem based activity designed to enhance student’s critical thinking skills and understanding of […]

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WKU forming Society for Lifelong Learning; open house Nov. 9

WKU Lifelong Learning, along with local community leaders, has formed a new organization to expand learning opportunities to the community. The Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU, or SLL, is designed for individuals 50 and over who recognize the importance of lifelong intellectual vitality and have a love of learning. The Society utilizes the model […]

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NASA Administrator to discuss space program Oct. 17 at WKU

An exceptional opportunity to learn about NASA and America’s space program comes to WKU on Friday (Oct. 17) as NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden visits Bowling Green. Gen. Bolden will discuss the space program in a presentation for students of The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky as well as WKU students, faculty […]

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