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4 Gatton Academy students named semifinalists in 2016 Siemens Competition

Four Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky students have been recognized as national semifinalists in the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. Amber Carroll, a second-year student from Russellville (Logan County High School), Reese Danzer, a second-year student from Walton (Walton-Verona High School), Sherafghan Khan, a second-year student from Hopkinsville (University […]

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The famous Moai statues of Easter Island in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Professor completes 11th around-the-world tour

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from his 11th circumnavigation of the planet, completing a three-week around-the-world tour of Latin America, Australia, Asia and Africa, covering about 32,000 miles and representing WKU and the American Geographical Society as part of a geographic […]

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Talisman wins 18th national Pacemaker Award

The Talisman collected its 18th national Pacemaker Award on Saturday (Oct. 22) at the National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. But this Pacemaker marked a significant move for the Talisman: The highest honor in collegiate journalism went to the new WKUTalisman.com, a pop-culture website that is a companion to the new Talisman magazine, which […]

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More Forensics Team members qualify for national tourneys

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Whitewater, Wisconsin, to take part in two tournaments known as the Mid-American Forensic League Numbers 3 and 4, the weekend of Oct. 22-23. WKU’s team of eight qualified several students for the April national tournaments. Next weekend the team will attend a tournament in Huntington, West Virginia, on the […]

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Fusion’s celebration of diversity arrives on Oct. 26

Fusion, a multi-platform media network championing a young, diverse and inclusive America, is visiting WKU on Wednesday (Oct. 26) with the As American As nationwide tour, a large-scale photo installation celebrating diversity and the changing face of America. Visit the installation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centennial Mall where you can take photos, […]

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WKU honors 91 students from Lexington & Louisville areas

WKU continued its 2016 series of scholars luncheons this week by honoring 91 outstanding students from high schools in the Lexington and Louisville areas. 26 students recognized at Lexington luncheon During the Lexington Area Honors Luncheon on Oct. 18, WKU recognized 26 students from eight high schools for their academic achievements. The group of students […]

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WKU Board of Regents to hold meetings on Oct. 27 & Oct. 28

The WKU Board of Regents will hold meetings on Oct. 27 and 28. Regents will participate in a training session presented by Carol A. Cartwight, senior consultant with the Association of Governing Boards, on Oct. 27. That special-called meeting will begin at noon in the Guillaume Executive Board Room in the Augenstein Alumni Center. The […]

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View from the Hill – Dr. Ransdell’s last Homecoming as WKU President

 It’s a bittersweet Homecoming week on the hill as this marks the last one for Gary and Julie Ransdell during his time as President.  But they are embracing every moment as Amy Bingham shows us in this week’s View from the Hill.   (Don’t miss the vintage footage of Gary Ransdell working the 1975 homecoming parade […]

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Deeb named local host for ‘All Things Considered’ on WKU Public Radio

Miller becomes full-time reporter for station Longtime WKU PBS host Barbara Deeb is returning to her radio roots as she becomes the new local host of All Things Considered on WKU Public Radio (WKYU-FM). Rhonda Miller, who joined the station in 2015, will move into a full-time reporter’s role in the newsroom, covering various issues […]

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Carol Martin "Bill" Gatton delivered remarks at a celebration of The Gatton Academy's expansion. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

The Gatton Academy completes expansion with celebration

Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton honored as WKU’s Philanthropist of Year After a 15-month hiatus from Florence Schneider Hall, The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has returned to its former home following the expansion and renovation of the building. While the 160 students currently attending The Gatton Academy and both the […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Old Dominion on Oct. 22

WKU (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) hosts Old Dominion (4-2, 2-0) at 6 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium as part of Homecoming 2016. The first 1,500 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a free, limited edition Feix Field towel. Fans are encouraged to match the team and wear RED for […]

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Children’s Theatre Series continues with ‘Cinderella Confidential’ Oct. 21-23

In the midst of a Dr. Seuss-themed Homecoming filled with interesting characters, fairy tales will be coming to life Oct. 21-23 on the top of the Hill. Join the WKU Department of Theatre & Dance for the second show in its Children’s Theatre Series, Cinderella Confidential by Eric Coble, directed by Allie Thomas, a senior […]

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