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View from the Hill – WKU Weather Camp

Students from all over the country are at WKU this week honing their meteorology skills.  It’s the fifth annual youth weather camp and for some of these kids it’s like a reunion as Amy Bingham explains in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Bike4Alz trip winding down

  On Sunday, seven young men from WKU who have been biking across the country in the name of alzheimer’s research will cross the finish line.  Amy Bingham catches up with this year’s Bike4Alz team in this week’s View from the Hill.      

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View from the Hill – Camp Big Red going strong after 23 years

     It’s a summer tradition that started at WKU  way back in 1994 .   We’re talking about Camp Big Red and it’s as popular as ever as Amy Bingham shows us in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Plans for Solar Eclipse

   In less than two months WKU is planning to host the biggest science lesson ever inside Houchens Smith Stadium.   Amy Bingham has more on plans surrounding the August 21st solar eclipse in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Ransdell ready to lead Semester at Sea

      As Gary Ransdell wraps up his final days as president of  Western Kentucky University, he¹s also preparing to set sail on a whole new academic adventure.  Amy Bingham talks to him about his next role as President and CEO of] Semester at Sea in this week¹s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – WKU ties to Aviation Heritage Park

It’s been more than eight years since the dedication of Aviation Heritage Park here in Bowling Green. The tribute to aviators from this area has WKU fingerprints all over it as Amy Bingham explains in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Medical School Groundbreaking

       With just three weeks left as president of Western Kentucky University, Dr. Gary Ransdell has checked a huge project off his to-do list.  Amy Bingham has more on an epic partnership that will address the state’s physician shortage in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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View from the Hill – Confucius Institute Building Dedication

     Seven years after WKU started a Confucius Institute, a new building on campus is dedicated as the Chinese Learning Center.  Amy Bingham has more in this week’s View from the Hill.

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View from the Hill – Lost River Sessions

Lost River Sessions, the award-winning WKU Public Broadcasting television and radio series, has exploded in popularity over the last three years. Amy Bingham explains how the WKU PBS hit came about in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU Week in Photos: May 8-14, 2017

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (More Commencement Weekend photos: WKU graduate and undergraduate ceremonies; The Gatton Academy graduation)  

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View from the Hill – Minton Award winner greatly impacted by Semester at Sea

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to more than 2,600 spring and summer graduates during its 181st Commencement this weekend.   Amy Bingham introduces us to the John D. Minton award winner in this week’s View from the Hill.

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View from the Hill – You still have time to donate to Spiritfunder Campaign

WKU has just over a week left in a month long social media driven campaign that gives the community a chance to fund three different projects.  Amy Bingham has more on “Spiritfunder”, WKU’s very own crowdfunding platform in this week’s View from the Hill.          

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