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WKU Forensics Team wins in Illinois & Pennsylvania

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois; and Easton, Pennsylvania, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 3-4. In Illinois, WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion of both tournaments, ahead of 14 schools, including Northwestern University, Illinois State University, Ohio University and Ball State University. In Pennsylvania, a squad of 11 […]

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WKU statement on lawsuit filed by former swim team member

Statement from WKU spokesman Bob Skipper in connection with a lawsuit filed by former swim team member Collin Craig: “WKU completed a thorough investigation into this matter and will be defending the lawsuit filed by Mr. Craig. Given the fact this matter is in litigation, we do not feel as though we can make any […]

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WKU to honor high school scholars at recognition events

WKU will honor top scholars from area high schools for their academic achievements. Here’s the 2015 schedule of recognition events: Oct. 13: Five County Scholars Luncheon (Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties) at 11:30 a.m. at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center, 292 Alumni Ave., Bowling Green. Sponsored by Franklin Bank & Trust Company. Oct. 15: […]

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Community College Transfer Scholarship deadline Nov. 1

Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Community College Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring 2016 admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from […]

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2015 Campus Safety and Security Report

The 2015 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2014, the report details policies about the police department, how to report fires and crimes to the police, and provides information from the Department of Environmental Health and Safety on campus fires […]

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Kappa Delta Sorority hosting 25th annual Shenanigans Oct. 7

Kappa Delta Sorority at WKU will host its 25th annual Shenanigans dance competition at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 7). Shenanigans, a high-energy dance competition, will be held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center. This will be Kappa Delta’s first year at SKyPAC. Greek organizations will partner together to dance to the theme of “A […]

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View from the Hill – Cell Phone Drive

Oct. 1 marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s an epidemic that affects one in three women and one in four men.  There’s a simple way you can help with the issue. Amy Bingham explains what it is in this week’s View from the Hill. Domestic Violence Awareness Month events HOPELine from Verizon: […]

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Hardin, co-editors honored for Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

The Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board has honored the three co-editors, including WKU History Professor John Hardin, for their work on the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. Dr. Hardin, Dr. Karen Cotton McDaniel of Eastern Kentucky University and Dr. Gerald L. Smith of the University of Kentucky were selected to receive a 2015 Kentucky Archives […]

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Girls in Science Day Oct. 17; registration deadline Oct. 9

WKU’s annual Girls in Science Day, hosted by Ogden College of Science and Engineering, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17 in Snell Hall, room 2113. Girls in grades 5-12 will have the opportunity to explore various topics in math, technology, engineering and science during interactive sessions. Registration deadline is Oct. […]

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WKU, KMA planning ‘Workshops for Physician Excellence’

Series begins Oct. 24 with ‘Emerging Physician Leadership’ WKU’s Center for Leadership Excellence, in collaboration with the Kentucky Medical Association, will sponsor a series of workshops for physicians during the period October 2015-2016. The “Workshops for Physician Excellence” series will focus on strategies for developing leadership skills appropriate for and useful to physicians who desire […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series presents author Gaiman Oct. 6

After the success of Sam Bush and Nina Totenberg, the 2015-2016 Cultural Enhancement Series continues with a visit from best-selling author Neil Gaiman on Oct. 6. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT in WKU’s Van Meter Hall, Gaiman will be interviewed by WKU English professor and author David Bell. A brief Q&A session will follow the […]

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Olmsted publishes poetry collection ‘Seeking the Other Side’

Jane Olmsted has released her latest poetry collection, “Seeking the Other Side.” Dr. Olmsted is head of Diversity & Community Studies, professor and director of the Gender & Women’s Studies Program and coordinator of the Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities master’s program at WKU. “I call this collection ‘Seeking the Other Side’ as a way […]

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