Megan Laffoon, a WKU sophomore from Louisville, returned this week from Guilin,...
WKU’s Office of International Programs and Study Abroad and Global Learning have released their 2012-13 annual report. The report contains data on education abroad participation, textual accounts of new initiatives and programs unveiled during the past academic year; photos from students traveling abroad, faculty-led programs, on-campus events and programs; and information about upcoming programs and […]
Did you know twenty percent of WKU’s student population is made up of adult learners? In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham explains how Adult Learner Services can simplify the transition for non-traditional students wanting to go back to school.
The WKU football team (7-4 overall, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference) wraps up the 2013 regular season at 3 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 30) against Arkansas State at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on ESPN3 and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. It will also be Senior Day on The Hill as WKU honors 20 […]
As the Dec. 7 benefit auction for WKU’s Military Student Services’ “Textbooks for Troops” program approaches, more items continue to arrive in Tate Page Hall. The latest donations include a team-stamped football from the Indianapolis Colts, a football signed by Jake Locker of the Tennessee Titans, a custom-made WKU clock, Harley-Davidson clocks and several “Call […]
WKU’s Confucius Institute is now able to take its show on the road thanks to a new travelling museum of sorts. Amy Bingham takes us inside the mobile Cultural Experience in this week’s View from the Hill.
While the weather may have made a turn for the colder, high-ability and high-interest students from across the region were warming up with fun in the classroom at WKU. The Center for Gifted Studies’ Fall Super Saturdays program hosted more than 500 first through eighth graders from two states and more than 40 school districts each Saturday […]
More than 50 research projects by WKU undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty were presented at the 99th annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science Nov. 8-9 at Morehead State University. Dr. Chris Groves, director of WKU’s Hoffman Environmental Research Institute, presented a lecture Nov. 9 on “Living on Karst Landscapes in Kentucky and […]
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at WKU has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The CCNE’s Board of Commissioners approved the five-year accreditation through Dec. 31, 2018. WKU’s DNP program met all four accreditation standards and the board found no compliance concerns with the key elements, Board Chair Linda Caldwell wrote […]
Journalism Scholars Day, a 41-year tradition at WKU, attracted more than 385 Kentucky high school journalism students from 15 schools across the state to campus on Nov. 15. The four-hour conference included breakout sessions, a scholarship writing contest and the Mark of Excellence yearbook awards ceremony in Mass Media & Technology Hall and Gary Ransdell […]
WKU honored 31 students from seven high schools in Louisville for their academic achievements. Students had an average ACT composite score of 29.32 and grade-point average of 3.88. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 21 at Frazier History Museum’s Fourth Floor Loft in Louisville: Assumption High School: Carroll Anne Sandman Butler High […]