PlanetQuest: Discovering Worlds Around Other Stars opens March 9 at WKU’s...
College students looking to transfer college credits or associate degrees to WKU or other four-year institutions can connect with those institutions and get questions answered during a 12-hour online Transfer Madness fair. Students can get the information they need to continue their college educations by logging on to http://www.transfermadness.org on Wednesday (March 5) from 9 […]
Here’s a look at recent news items highlighting WKU faculty, staff, students, alumni and programs: Event to showcase innovation in Ky.: Filmmaking, entrepreneurship, space missions and bourbon will all meet at WKU on Friday (Feb. 28) for IdeaFestival Bowling Green. IdeaFestival is an all-day affair with 10 speaker presentations, stacked with professionalism and various levels […]
Students at WKU-Owensboro and Owensboro Community and Technical College who have received Badgett Family Foundation Scholarships will have a chance to thank the donor who made them possible on Thursday (Feb. 27). The annual reception is a way of connecting recipients with the J. Rogers Badgett Sr. Foundation and its President, Bentley Badgett. The Badgett […]
WEATHER UPDATE: The March 3 and March 4 presentations in the Tracing the Unexplored series have been canceled. Brazil and Morocco will be the focus of lectures next week hosted by WKU’s Department of Modern Languages. Tracing the Unexplored: Brazil’s Multicultural Society: Are you interested in economics, affirmative action, film, literature, history or Brazil? On […]
Teams from Briarwood Elementary School and Cub Run Elementary School won the 14th annual Kentucky Bluegrass LEGO Robotics Competition on Saturday (Feb. 22). Students from the WKU Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society worked with WKU Engineering faculty and staff to conduct the event at Drakes Creek Middle School. A total of 91 students competed […]
WKU’s Counseling & Testing Center and Hope Harbor are planning activities to recognize March as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Events include presentations of The Clothesline Project, the “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event and the “Take Back the Night” march and rally in downtown Bowling Green. Here is a list of 2014 Sexual […]
The WKU forensics team won the 2014 Kentucky Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday (Feb. 22), keeping alive a 24-year streak that began in 1991. WKU was triple-crowned the team individual events sweepstakes state champion, the team debate sweepstakes state champion and the overall team sweepstakes state champion. This year’s tournament, hosted at Gateway Community […]
When a sinkhole swallowed eight corvettes at the National Corvette Museum just over a week ago, several WKU experts were called to the scene. Amy Bingham talks to them in this week’s View from the Hill.
Kappa Delta Sorority at WKU will host its 12th annual Shamrock Shootout on Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 22-23). The five-on-five basketball tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Preston Health and Activities Center on WKU’s campus. “Over the past four years our […]
WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering prides itself on providing hands-on, real-world experiences for students through courses taught by faculty members who are experts in their fields. When a massive sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum’s Skydome swallowed eight Corvettes on the morning of Feb. 12, WKU faculty and students put their education, training […]
The WKU Academic Competition Club has qualified for the national quiz bowl tournament for the second year in a row and the first time competing in Division I. After finishing in a tie for second Feb. 9 at the NAQT Mideast Sectional Championship Tournament in Lexington, the WKU team earned an at-large bid to the […]
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announces the five finalists for the 2014 Kentucky Literary Award. This year’s award will go to a work of fiction by a Kentucky author or with a significant Kentucky theme that was published in 2012 or 2013. The five finalists are: Ghosting by Kirby Gann Looking for Me by […]