Here is a special May 2015 Commencement installment of WKU Week in Photos...
WKU civil engineering students competed in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition May 22-23 at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Approximately 3,000 civil engineering students from across the nation and world built more than 215 steel bridges and competed in regional competitions in hopes of qualifying for the national competition. The WKU Steel […]
WKU’s Student Activities Office recently hosted its ninth campus-based WKU LeaderShape Institute, an intensive, energizing, six-day experience to help students better their leadership skills. A group of 57 students spent May 16-22 at the All Saints Center in Leitchfield to participate in lectures, activities and exercises focused on their personal values and visions they have […]
WKU’s Educational Opportunity Centers will host a Veteran’s Resource Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18 at the National Guard Armory, 900 Morgantown Road, Bowling Green. The free event will connect veterans, active duty personnel, retired military, National Guard, reservists and connected military families to community agencies, groups and organizations who can provide assistance. Contact: Educational […]
Bowling Green resident Karyn O’Neal is this year’s winner of the Veterans Upward Bound Student of the Year award. The announcement was made last week at VUB’s annual awards banquet at the Knicely Conference Center on WKU’s South Campus. O’Neal attends Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College as a nursing major. Since the summer of […]
Henry Damron of Edmonton has been selected as the 2015 Veterans Upward Bound Alumnus of the Year. Damron received the award at VUB’s annual awards banquet last week at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. Damron completed the VUB program in 2003 and graduated from WKU with a double major in Religious Studies and […]
The Finance and Budget Committee of the WKU Board of Regents will meet May 29 to consider the 2015-16 operating budget and tuition and fee schedule. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295
A WKU graduate is closing in on her dream of opening her own business after winning a string of competitions. Amy Bingham has the story in this week’s View from the Hill.
Thirty-seven WKU undergraduate students, two WKU graduate students and two professors in the WKU Biology Department were part of an effort to sequence and analyze the genomes of bacteria-infecting viruses (bacteriophages) as part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance (SEA). The hundreds of genomes that were sequenced formed the foundation of a […]
Local partnerships key for expansion of statewide project, director says The Kentucky Mesonet will be installing a station in Butler County thanks to a partnership with several local organizations. “We view Butler County as a model for expansion of the Kentucky Mesonet moving forward,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist and director of the Kentucky […]
Here’s a list of some upcoming summer 2015 camps/programs/activities at WKU. For additional details, visit the camp websites or check out the listing of summer activities for youth in the area compiled by the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships at http://www.wku.edu/alive/summerfun/index.php. Arts Kentucky Museum Summer Day Camps: Art Paper Palooza with Lynne Ferguson, June […]
WKU’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is sending a volunteer group to Omaha, Nebraska, this week (May 18-23) to assist with building homes. The WKU group will be assisting the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Omaha with various projects as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge Program. Participants are Bryan Reaka of Bowling Green, faculty […]
WKU students win all four competitions; 2 qualify for national finals With first-place finishes in all four events, WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the fourth consecutive year. WKU won the multimedia team reporting competition, the final multimedia contest of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. WKU […]