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35th annual 10K Classic Oct. 18

The 35th annual Medical Center 10K Classic is scheduled for Saturday morning (Oct. 18). The event will begin on University Boulevard and end at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Event details: Start times for the Medical Center 10K Classic events have changed this year. The 1.5 Mile Fun Walk starts at 7:45 a.m. followed by the […]

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Ogden College, GRREC to host STEMshot! rocket event Oct. 25

WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative have launched a new rocketry competition for area students in grades 4-12. STEMshot!, a compressed air rocketry competition giving students the opportunity to engage in a challenging real-world problem based activity designed to enhance student’s critical thinking skills and understanding of […]

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WKU forming Society for Lifelong Learning; open house Nov. 9

WKU Lifelong Learning, along with local community leaders, has formed a new organization to expand learning opportunities to the community. The Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU, or SLL, is designed for individuals 50 and over who recognize the importance of lifelong intellectual vitality and have a love of learning. The Society utilizes the model […]

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WKU honors 44 high school seniors from five area counties

WKU honored 44 students from six high schools in five southcentral Kentucky counties for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 27.96 and grade-point average of 3.93 and included 21 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars. The following students from Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties were honored at a luncheon […]

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NASA Administrator to discuss space program Oct. 17 at WKU

An exceptional opportunity to learn about NASA and America’s space program comes to WKU on Friday (Oct. 17) as NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden visits Bowling Green. Gen. Bolden will discuss the space program in a presentation for students of The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky as well as WKU students, faculty […]

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WKU’s 6th annual golf expo Oct. 21

WKU will host the sixth annual Collegiate Golf Alliance (CGA) and the PGA’s Play Golf America University (PGAU) golf expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21 on the South Lawn. This golf expo promotes golf on college campuses and highlights auxiliary events associated with the National Collegiate Golf Championship including the school’s Local […]

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Group travels to Spain for 10 days with The Center for Gifted Studies

Twenty-five travelers have returned home after a 10-day study abroad trip to Spain with Dr. Julia Roberts, Dr. Richard Roberts and Dr. Tracy Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. The Center for Gifted Studies’ travel trips are meant for eighth grade and high school honors students, parents and interested adults. “When you […]

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WKU ROTC team finishes second in 30th Annual Army Ten-Miler

A team from WKU’s Army ROTC placed second Sunday (Oct. 12) in the ROTC division of the 30th Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. The Army Ten-Miler, sponsored by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, is the second largest 10-mile race in the United States. More than 26,000 runners finished this year’s race. WKU […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 6-10, 2014

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

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WKU to celebrate Homecoming 2014 as ‘New Tops on the Block’ Nov. 1-9

WKU will celebrate its inaugural season in Conference USA as “New Tops on the Block” during Homecoming 2014 Nov. 1-9. Activities include pep rallies, reunions, concerts, award presentations, hall of fame inductions, parade, crowning of the Homecoming queen and the football game between the Hilltoppers and UTEP. “Homecoming is a rich, highly anticipated tradition at […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournament in Alabama

WKU forensics team members traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Lexington to take part in three tournaments the weekend of Oct. 11-12. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at the University of Alabama Alumni tournament, ahead of 11 schools, including University of Texas at Austin, University of Alabama, Bradley University, Florida State University and Tennessee State […]

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Children’s Theatre Series begins Oct. 17-19 with ‘Enchanted Attic’

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance will kick off its 2014 Children’s Theatre Series Oct. 17-19 with The Enchanted Attic, a charming play about discovering the transformative power of imagination. “We have a really exciting and entertaining season of children’s shows this year,” said Carol Jordan, Director of the WKU Children’s Theatre. Every fall […]

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