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WKU forensics team wins tournaments in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU forensics team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 15-16. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating 19 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Additionally, sophomore Jackson […]

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WKU weather alert for Nov. 17, 2014

Here’s a WKU winter weather alert for Monday (Nov. 17): WKU Owensboro will open at 11 a.m. Monday (Nov. 17) because of snow. Please use caution and best judgment when traveling. For updates, visit www.wku.edu, www.wku.edu/news or follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews More: Winter weather communication plan  

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Parking information for WKU basketball

Here’s a reminder from WKU Parking & Transportation about parking for WKU basketball games Friday and Saturday (Nov. 14-15): Lady Toppers vs. Central Arkansas: 7 p.m. Nov. 14 Women’s Basketball Parking Map Paid public parking will be available in PS1 & PS2 for $8. 2014-15 Lady Topper Basketball Schedule Hilltoppers vs. Austin Peay: 4 p.m. […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU football vs. Army on Nov. 15

The WKU football team meets Army at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 15) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the CBS Sports Network and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Military Appreciation Day Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 10:30 a.m. for a pregame appearance by the Golden Knights, the […]

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Winners announced in 2014 Jim Wayne Miller writing contest

The winners and finalists of the 2014 Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing Contest at WKU have been announced. Derek Ellis of Owenton received first place for John Lennon: A Day in the Rye. Bryna Sims of Louisville placed second with A Letter to Anorexia. Holli Frye of Bowling Green finished third with Star-Spangled Sex. […]

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Prolonged mid-November arctic blast would be first since 1937

The blast of arctic air that brought an early start to winter across Kentucky on Wednesday is projected to last well into next week and may bring the first measurable snow of the season to the Commonwealth. With high temperatures across the state expected to remain below even mid-January highs for at least a week, […]

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WKU President to jump with Golden Knights

WKU President Gary Ransdell is extra excited and maybe even a little nervous about this weekend’s football game against Army.  Amy Bingham explains why in this week’s View from the Hill. Hilltopper football vs. Army on Nov. 15 The WKU football team meets Army at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 15) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. […]

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WKU honors 11 students from Lexington area schools

WKU honored 11 students from Lexington area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 30.6 and grade-point average of 3.95. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 11 at Keeneland: Bourbon County High School: Tyler Boyle. Henry Clay High School: Maranda Gaines. […]

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Winter weather communications plan

Old Man Winter has arrived early this year. Should he impact WKU’s schedule, here’s a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed. Schedule changes will be announced through emergency text message, campuswide emails, on […]

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2 IMREC Sports staff members elected to leadership roles

Two staff members in WKU’s Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports were recently elected to leadership positions with professional organizations. Alissa Arnold, Coordinator of Student Wellness, was elected Vice President-Elect for the Mid-American College Health Association (MACHA) during the Annual Conference Nov. 5-7 at Illinois State University. Arnold will serve as Vice President of the MACHA during […]

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WKU dance program to present ‘Holiday Extravaganza’ Nov. 21-23

A Holiday Extravaganza featuring Cinderella and Friends will close the WKU Department of Theatre & Dance 2014 Mainstage season featuring the timeless ballet Cinderella with music by Prokofiev. The WKU Dancers will bring enchantment to the stage Nov. 21-23 as they tell the classic tale of Cinderella and her Prince Charming. The whimsical second act […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Nov. 3-8, 2014

Here is the Homecoming Week 2014 installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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