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Kentucky Mesonet at WKU adds station in Boyle County

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU has partnered with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service to install a station near Danville. “We’re very excited to have this partnership going forward,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist and director of the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU. “In addition to serving the needs of the Boyle County Extension Service, […]

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‘Jungalbook’ opens WKU Children’s Theatre season

WKU Children’s Theatre opens its 2016 season Friday (Sept. 30) with Jungalbook by Edward Mast, directed by student Austin Vahle. Based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling, this adaption places the jungles of India in a children’s playground.  Through trials and tribulations, Mowgli finds his place in the world with the help of a few […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — September 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some September 2016 news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed; to connect […]

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View from the Hill – Dating Violence Bill highlighted during Domestic Violence Awareness month

 College-aged students now have more protection from dating violence thanks to a law that went into effect in January.  It’s all the more reason to raise awareness about domestic violence on campus as Amy Bingham reports in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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SOKY Book Fest continues partnership with Warren County 212° Academy

For the fourth year in a row, 212° Academy students from Warren County will once again have the opportunity for a chance to win a spot on the author roster at the Southern Kentucky Book Fest in April 2017. The 212° Academy is a program for gifted and talented fifth and sixth graders in the […]

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Richey to present program on book about Mose Rager

The Special Collections Department of WKU Libraries is hosting a program presented by Nancy Richey, associate professor in Library Special Collections, about her latest book Mose Rager: Kentucky’s Incomparable Guitar Master at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Kentucky Building at WKU. As part of the program, guitarist Robbie Jones will be featured and demonstrating […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Houston Baptist on Oct. 1

WKU is back at home on Saturday (Oct. 1) as the Hilltoppers (2-2) host Houston Baptist (2-2) at 6 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in the “LIVE UNITED White Out Game.” The first 6,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a free LIVE UNITED White Out shirt and fans are encouraged to […]

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Students will see changes when filing FAFSA for 2017-18; application available Oct. 1

Every year college students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, most commonly referred to as the FAFSA, to qualify for financial aid. But a few changes are in store for the upcoming school year. This year students will not have to wait until January to file their application, but can file as […]

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Transfer Scholarship application deadline Nov. 1 for spring 2017 admission

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring 2017 admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. WKU awards merit-based scholarships to undergraduate students who transfer from a regionally accredited institution based on […]

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Entrepreneurial Summit Oct. 19 at Fort Knox Education Center

Have you ever considered opening your own business, but really did not know how to get started? Perhaps, you have a creative idea or invention that you would like to pitch to prospective investors. Whatever your situation, you will definitely want to be on hand for the First Annual Entrepreneurial Summit:  Turning Your Great Ideas […]

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KET, WKU to host preview of ‘The Hilltoppers’ on Oct. 10

During the 1950s, an unassuming quartet from Bowling Green made the astonishing rise from college singers to national fame – culminating in 21 songs on the Top 40 charts. The Hilltoppers’ path to stardom is the subject of a new KET documentary premiering Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on KET and Oct. […]

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2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report

The 2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2015, this report also details policies about the police department and how to report fires and crimes to the police. This report also provides information from the Department of Environment, Health and […]

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