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WKU’s annual United Way campaign continues through Oct. 31

WKU’s annual United Way campaign will continue through Friday (Oct. 31) as coordinators continue to work hard to solicit donations from WKU faculty and staff for the local United Way of Southern Kentucky’s funded programs. In 2013, 457 WKU employees donated $58,212 to help those in Southern Kentucky who need help most. An additional $1,579 […]

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View from the Hill – Downing Museum Reopens

One of Bowling Green’s best kept secrets is now open to the public for everyone to enjoy.  Amy Bingham has more on just what the Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum has to offer.

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Faculty member’s ballet selected for Chicago company’s repertory

A work choreographed by Eric Rivera, Assistant Professor of Dance at WKU, has been selected for the company repertory of Inaside Dance Company. The ballet called Contratiempo, which uses passionate Spanish guitar and strong Japanese drums, was originally created for the WKU Evening of Dance in spring of 2013. In the summer, the ballet was […]

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Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31

The WKU Board of Regents will hold its fourth quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. Oct. 31 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall on the Bowling Green Campus. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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Department of Modern Languages to present Russian Week Oct. 27-31

The campus and community are invited to learn about and celebrate Russian culture as WKU’s Department of Modern Languages hosts Russian Week Oct. 27-31. Faculty with expertise in Russian language, culture and history will present a variety of topics, including animation, film, music and folklore. All events are free and will begin at 7 p.m. […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU vs. Old Dominion on Oct. 25

The WKU football team (2-4 overall, 0-3 Conference USA) meets the Old Dominion University Monarchs (3-4 overall, 1-3 Conference USA) for the first time at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 25) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket […]

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WKU honors 49 students from 4 Glasgow area high schools

WKU honored 49 students from four Glasgow area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 28.1 and grade-point average of 3.87 and included 18 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and two National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were honored at a luncheon Oct. 21 at the T.J. Health […]

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Halloween traditions on display at Oct. 29 event

Halloween traditions from around the world will be on display Oct. 29 at the Knicely Conference Center as WKU students in Erin Greunke’s World Regional Geography course present a Halloween Expo. The World Regional Geography Halloween Expo will feature interactive, kid-friendly presentations and activities that highlight haunted locations and stories as well as how countries […]

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Educational Talent Search hosts ‘Flash Forward,’ ‘Freshman Frenzy’

On Oct. 16, 168 students from area high schools got a glimpse of what life as a college student may be like for them when they visited WKU for the Educational Talent Search program’s annual “Flash Forward” and “Freshman Frenzy” activities. Sixty-one college-bound seniors were divided into groups and sent out on a campuswide scavenger […]

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WKU student participating in White House Internship Program

WKU junior Chelsea Cornett, a political science major from Bowling Green, is part of the fall internship class at the White House. The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding […]

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Children’s Theatre Series presents ‘Lily Plants a Garden’ Oct. 31-Nov. 2

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance continues its Children’s Series Oct. 31-Nov. 2 with the touching tale Lily Plants a Garden, directed by Susan Creech, a senior theatre major from Lexington. At one time, the Zobeings and Wululanders lived in harmony and the world was filled with the most beautiful gardens. But now that […]

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World War I series to conclude with lectures at WKU Owensboro

“To the Lost: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War” will conclude with two presentations at the WKU Owensboro campus, 4821 New Hartford Road. At 2 p.m. Nov. 1, Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain will present a lecture on how World War I influenced Kentucky and a brief history of McLean County native […]

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