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Cultural Enhancement Series moving Bill Nye event to Diddle Arena

To accommodate the high demand for tickets, the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series event featuring Bill Nye on Oct. 15 is moving to Diddle Arena. Nye’s presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. Additional free general admission tickets are available online at All tickets given out for Van Meter Hall will be honored at Diddle Arena. […]

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Visits to community colleges help WKU spread transfer message

WKU is making it easier for community college students to transfer and President Gary Ransdell is helping spread the word. Dr. Ransdell and other WKU administrators recently visited seven campuses within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System that have Joint Admissions agreements with WKU to meet with students and administrators. His message: WKU wants […]

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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 group attends Kentucky’s annual GIS conference

Students, faculty and alumni from WKU met this week (Sept. 15-17) in Louisville at the Galt House to share thoughts on new developments and best practices in geographic information systems (GIS). Each year, GIS professionals and users from across the Commonwealth gather at the annual Kentucky Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference. This conference brings together […]

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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 group conducts water resources training in Jamaica

Increasing knowledge with regard to water resources is becoming a focal point in developing regions, particularly in the Caribbean and for coastal areas. Nearly half the world’s population lives within 150 kilometers of a coastline, including all of Jamaica’s almost 3 million residents. Threats from sea level rise and population growth, among others, strain fresh […]

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WKU professor’s report published by IBM Center

The IBM Center for The Business of Government published a new report on participatory budgeting prepared by Dr. Victoria Gordon of WKU. Dr. Gordon’s report, Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media, offers an overview of the state of participatory budgeting in the U.S., and the potential value of integrating the use […]

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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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