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More than 400 students to attend Agriculture Safety Day Sept. 25

More than 400 fourth grade students from Allen and Warren counties are expected to participate in the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Sept. 25. The students will be at WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center to participate in 10 educational topics, including animal safety, ATV safety, hearing protection, oral health and bicycle safety. The sessions […]

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WKU plans Leadership Symposium Oct. 22 for Glasgow region

WKU is making leadership development available to the Glasgow region on Oct. 22. Dr. Cecile Garmon, a Glasgow resident and Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence in the Gordon Ford College of Business at WKU, announced the Center’s initiative to provide leadership development activities for local individuals within the region with a regional symposium. […]

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‘Last Days: The End of An Era’ on display through Nov. 8

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting is presenting Last Days: The End of An Era, a documentary exhibition about NASA’s space shuttle program by Scott Andrews (who photographed NASA launches and landings for more than 40 years) and his son Philip Scott Andrews (a 2010 WKU graduate) that explores humans and their relationship with machine. The […]

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NASA T-38 Talon flown by Wilcutt moving to Aviation Heritage Park

WKU President Gary Ransdell among riders during Sept. 21 trip Aviation Heritage Park has announced that Sunday (Sept. 21) will be “Moving Day” for its newest acquisition, a fully restored NASA T-38 Talon flown by WKU graduate and U.S. Marine Col. Terry Wilcutt. The aircraft will be towed from the Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport […]

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WKU graduate stars in national tour of ‘Veggie Tales Live’

Jonathan Perry, a 2007 graduate of WKU’s Department of Theatre & Dance, will be returning to Bowling Green next week with the national tour of Veggie Tales Live. Perry, a native of Nashville, Tenn., plays the host of the show that features lively storytelling, colorful costumes and lessons about life. Based on the TV show […]

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WKU alumni groups planning Homecoming Tower Climb Nov. 1

Here’s one trip for Hilltoppers that will be uphill all the way – a race up about 375 steps to the top of WKU’s 27-story Pearce-Ford Tower. The inaugural Homecoming Tower Climb will kick off 2014’s Homecoming Week on Nov. 1. The race, sponsored by the Student Alumni Association and the Young Alumni Council, will […]

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WKU to present ‘6 Characters in Search of an Author’ Sept. 25-30

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance opens its 2014 Mainstage season Sept. 25-30 with the play 6 Characters in Search of an Author at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. The play by Luigi Pirandello has been adapted by director Scott Stroot with a modern sensibility. Rehearsals for a (not very […]

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WKU Distance Learning to offer second MOOC on sports in America

WKU will offer its second Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) opportunity in September. A MOOC is a free online course available to an unlimited number of participants. They are free, open to everyone and have unlimited enrollment. They also encourage interaction between students and professors. The course, “Origins and Progression of Sports in America,” studies […]

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Outlander series creator to headline 2015 SOKY Book Fest

New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon will headline the 17th annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest scheduled for April 18 at the Knicely Conference Center. Gabaldon is best known for the Outlander series with more than 26 million copies in print worldwide. “We are thrilled to have Diana headlining SOKY Book Fest this year,” said […]

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WKU vs. MTSU blood drive this week

WKU fans have the chance to compete to save lives this week during the American Red Cross blood drive competition against MTSU. The WKU vs. MTSU Blood Battle began Monday and continues Tuesday (Sept. 9) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday (Sept. 10) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at WKU’s Preston Health […]

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WKU’s Hardin Planetarium hosting fall break camp Oct. 6-10

Wacky Engineering is the theme for the 2014 Science Curiosity Investigation fall break camp at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. The camp for students in grades 3-6 will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 6-10. Registration is $120 and is limited to 20 campers. Rube Goldberg became famous for creating overly complicated machines that combined […]

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WKU AMS program, Glasgow High School to celebrate partnership

WKU’s Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences is partnering with Glasgow High School’s Academy of Engineering to provide new opportunities for students. Glasgow High School participates in Project Lead the Way, the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. Glasgow High School and WKU will celebrate the partnership at 4 […]

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