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WKU PBS wins Emmy award for ‘Lost River Sessions’

It was a first for WKU PBS on Saturday (July 25) as James Pearson won an Emmy award for audio work on the popular “Lost River Sessions” television program. It was the first time in 23 years that WKU’s public television service had received an Ohio Valley Regional Emmy in that category, capping off a […]

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WKU PBS Pool Party Aug. 2

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party being held at the Russell Sims Aquatic Park on Sunday (Aug. 2) from 1 to 5 p.m. Everyone’s favorite aardvark, Arthur, will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 300 kids age 10 and under will receive a goody bag, plus […]

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WKU students, faculty, alumni attend 2015 GIS conference

WKU students, faculty and alumni were among more than 16,000 Geographic Information Systems professionals, educators and users from 130 countries who attended the world’s largest GIS conference July 20-24 in San Diego, California. The conference is hosted by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) for sharing and discussing the latest technologies and solutions in GIS. […]

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Regents approve property sale

The WKU Board of Regents today (July 24) approved the sale of 0.64 acres to Five Star Properties LLC for $600,000. The property is located between Kentucky and Adams streets adjoining vacant property that once housed Vinos and Hilltop Shops, which Five Star has under contract. The company plans to develop a pharmacy. The proceeds […]

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42 WKU students earn prestigious scholarships in 2014-15

WKU students continued to perform at a high level in the nation’s most prestigious scholarship competitions in 2014-15, according to a report presented Friday (July 24) to the Board of Regents. Of the more than 120 WKU students who applied, 42 earned recognition and earned more than $577,500 in funding, with a few students waiting […]

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View from the Hill – ESLi Partnership

WKU is celebrating a partnership that’s been critical to the success of thousands of International Students.   English as a Second Language International has just signed on for another five years at WKU as Amy Bingham reports in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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‘Kentucky Maverick,’ one of last books by WKU history professor Carlton Jackson, released

One of the last books written by WKU history professor Carlton Jackson has been published by the University Press of Kentucky. Jackson, who died in February 2014, was the author of more than 30 books and was named WKU’s first University Distinguished Professor in 1996. In Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George […]

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WKU, ESLi celebrate partnership, sign new five-year agreement

WKU and English as a Second Language International celebrated 15 years of partnership with the signing of a new five-year agreement on Tuesday (July 21). ESLi provides English language training to international students at WKU and maintains a corporate office on campus. ESLi President and Owner Gary Bartholomew said the impact of ESLi’s partnerships is […]

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Researchers at Clemson, WKU assess social media activity during active shooter incidents

A study by researchers at Clemson University and WKU has revealed that closer monitoring of social media during active shooter incidents in U.S. pre-kindergarten through high schools is necessary to prevent the rapid spread of false information. This key finding has just been published in Computers in Human Behavior. Since little is known about the […]

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WKU, ESLi to sign new agreement

WKU and English as a Second Language International will celebrate 15 years of partnership with the signing of a new agreement on Tuesday (July 21). WKU and ESLi will sign the memorandum of understanding at 5 p.m. in the Craig Administrative Center. ESLi provides English language training to international students at WKU and maintains a […]

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View from the Hill – Three WKU Theatre Alums team up for “Woodshed”

A short film shot this week in Bowling Green was like déjà vu for three WKU alumni.   Amy Bingham caught up with the lead actors and the director of  “Woodshed” in this week’s “View from the Hill.”  

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2015 Big Red’s Blitz day of service scheduled for Aug. 20

Plans are underway for the 2015 Big Red’s Blitz day of service at WKU to take place Aug. 20. Student volunteers have started registering to participate, and the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships welcomes nonprofits to organize a project for the day. For the 11th year, the WKU ALIVE CCP and WKU Housing and […]

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