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WKU PBS Pool Party set for Aug. 3

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party at the Russell Sims Aquatic Center on Aug. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 500 children age 10 and under will receive special gifts, plus there will […]

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Kentucky Museum to display Chester Cornett exhibit this fall

This fall, the Kentucky Museum will host the unique folk art exhibition, “Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky,” featuring more than two dozen of the famed folk artist’s rocking chairs and other objects made before his death in 1981. Upon completion of its inaugural display at the Kentucky Folk Art Center, this unique collection will […]

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Hutton scholar working with WKU mentor

Kerrick Moore has been chosen as one of 27 students to participate in the 2014 Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program, an innovative education program sponsored by the American Fisheries Society (AFS). Moore, a home school student from Bowling Green who has just completed his junior year, is working with Dr. Philip Lienesch of WKU’s Department […]

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WKU faculty members discuss traumatic brain injury

WKU faculty members Drs. Jo Shackelford and Amy Cappiccie lead a panel presentation on the experience of veterans returning from conflict, information on incidence of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in wounded veterans, and common signs of TBI at the 2014 Kentucky Lifesavers Conference at The Galt House in Louisville in June. The conference was […]

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View from the Hill – GEAR UP Kentucky Academy

More than twenty high school sophomores are getting a trial run at college this month at WKU.  Amy Bingham shows us how the GEAR UP Kentucky Academy is gearing them up for success in this week’s View from the Hill.

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Roederer awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Anna Roederer, a WKU student from Crestwood, has been awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Roederer is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award. The senior majoring in English for Secondary Teachers […]

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Regents approve agreement for health services

WKU’s Board of Regents today (July 10) approved an agreement that will allow Graves-Gilbert Clinic to provide health services on campus. Once the agreement is executed by GGC, GGC will proceed with staffing decisions and implementing care teams to meet the health care needs of WKU employees and students. GGC will begin providing health services […]

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WKU Regents to hold special called meeting Thursday

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct a special called meeting on Thursday, July 10, at 9 a.m. (CDT) / 10 a.m. (EDT) in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room of the Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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WKU employees win national golf championship

Two Western Kentucky University employees captured the 2014 National Collegiate Golf Alliance Championship last week in Las Vegas. Matt Morrison and Adam Whitt, both employees in WKU Athletics, won the faculty and staff division and the overall national championship with a record team score of 10 under par 62, besting 97 teams from across the […]

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View from the Hill – Women’s Football Clinic

The Brohm Era of Hilltopper football is well underway and part of this summer’s activities included a women’s football clinic.  Amy Bingham shows us just how much fun they had in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Educators team up to produce math workbooks

WKU’s School of Teacher Education teamed up with some elementary school math teachers in the area to produce a series of math workbooks that will be used across the country.  Amy Bingham has more in this week’s View from the Hill.

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Traffic advisory: Part of University Boulevard closing for roundabout project

Attention WKU community, here’s a traffic update from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 office about the roundabout construction project near the WKU campus: University Boulevard between Normal Street and Nashville Road will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday (July 6). Access to Chestnut Street remains closed as well. These closures will be effective until the project is […]

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