“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 […]
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, […]
The WKU Research Foundation, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and the Wilderness Education Association announce the publication of Volume 6, Issue 2, of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education, and […]
Incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell has a five point lead over Democratic challenger and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest poll by the Social Science Research Center at WKU. According to the Big Red Poll, 45 percent of the 601 registered voters surveyed said they would vote for McConnell while […]
Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis, Bryan Lemon and Bob Skipper of WKU Public Affairs.
The WKU forensics team traveled to Warrensburg, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Muncie, Indiana, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 18-19. In Missouri, the WKU debate team was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at the Dale Carnegie tournament and closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate at the MO Mule tournament. A […]
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., […]
WKU honored 94 students from Bowling Green/Warren County high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 29.4 and grade-point average of 3.9 and included 31 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and six National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were honored at a luncheon Oct. 17 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni […]
Six students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized by the Siemens Foundation as national semifinalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. Students may enter the competition in the Individual or Team Category. Andrew Brown, a Gatton Academy senior from Muhlenberg County; Ben Guthrie, a […]
For the past five years, the WKU Sisterhood has provided financial backing to some very worthy causes on campus. Amy Bingham looks at the two recipients of this year’s Sisterhood grant in this week’s View from the Hill.
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 […]
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 […]