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WKU Forensics Team wins tournaments at Ball State

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to take part in two tournaments the weekend of Oct. 10-11. The tournaments were co-hosted by Ball State University and Illinois State University. Ball State will also host the National Forensic Association National Tournament in April. WKU swept the team sweepstakes at both tournaments, ahead of 14 […]

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WKU Libraries to celebrate Glasgow renovation project

Ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 19 at WKU Glasgow Library WKU Libraries will celebrate a renovation of its WKU Glasgow Library from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19. The Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. The renovation took place over two years and was made possible by the […]

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Chili’s set to open near WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center

Chili’s® Grill & Bar will fire up the grill and open its doors for the first time at WKU in Bowling Green in January 2016. Operated by Aramark Higher Education, this is the first Chili’s location in Bowling Green and the first located on a university campus in Kentucky. Chili’s Grill & Bar will be located between […]

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View from the Hill – New Provost

Two longtime fixtures in WKU’s Potter College of Arts and Letters are finding themselves in new roles at the university.  Amy Bingham talks to both the new Provost and the new Interim Dean of Potter College in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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Gatton Academy named member of CLASS Coalition

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky’s Director Dr. Lynette Breedlove announced that the school has been named a member of the CLASS Coalition, a new national association of principals and leaders from high-performing, admissions-based high schools. The Coalition is focused on helping students overcome challenges and gain the skills necessary to succeed […]

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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. MTSU on Oct. 10

WKU (4-1, 2-0 C-USA) hosts Middle Tennessee (2-3, 1-0 C-USA) at 11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 10) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in a Red Out game. All fans are encouraged to wear red to the game, and the first 1,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a red #BrohmSquad T-shirt. (Read more about […]

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Ogden, GRREC host STEMshot! air rocketry event Oct. 24

WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative will host the 2nd Annual STEMshot! rocketry competition for 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 […]

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WKU department head completes Eastern Europe expedition

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from a 19-day expedition to Eastern Europe, representing the American Geographical Society as part of its geographic educational outreach program. The key theme of this journey that explored Eastern Europe was resilience and development in post-Soviet […]

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Meaningful Acts of Service promote student volunteerism

The WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships is offering an opportunity for students to get more involved in there community through Meaningful Acts of Service that provide monthly volunteer opportunities. The WKU ALIVE Center launched its first fall semester Meaningful Acts of Service with Project Grow, as an opportunity for students to volunteer in the […]

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ICSR to present ‘National Parks & Resident Peoples’ on Oct. 20

WKU’s Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility will present “National Parks & Resident Peoples: Unintended Consequences” with Dr. Katie Algeo and Collins Eke at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Downing Student Union, room 2123. Mammoth Cave National Park is located just over 30 miles outside of Bowling Green and is recognized for having the world’s […]

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Fall Super Saturdays offers classes for high ability students

Forty classes for high ability students and students with high interest in a subject in grades one through eight will be held as part of Fall Super Saturdays beginning Oct. 31. High-ability and high-interest students are able to broaden their interests from 9:30 a.m. to noon during these Saturday morning classes on WKU’s campus in […]

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Seminar will focus on gifted students with disabilities

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on twice-exceptional students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Knicely Conference Center. During the Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar, national expert Mary Ruth Coleman will provide strategies for educating this group of gifted young people who also have one or more disabilities. This seminar […]

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