Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and...
WKU once again qualifies as a host institution welcoming Rida Fatima as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program. This year is WKU’s second year hosting a student from the Global UGRAD-Pakistan program. The semester-long program matches students across Pakistan with universities best fitting the needs and interest of participants. As […]
The WKU Forensics Team won the 2017 Kentucky state forensics tournament on Saturday (Feb. 18) at Owensboro Community and Technical College. WKU won the overall state championship, sweeping all three of the team sweepstakes championships along the way: individual events, NPDA debate and IPDA debate. The team also collected 11 individual state championships. The University […]
Thirty-eight WKU students, including 11 from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, will present their research at the 2017 Posters-at-the-Capitol event March 2 in Frankfort. In its 16th year, Posters-at-the-Capitol is a showcase of more than 100 scholarly, research and creative projects led by undergraduate students from the state-funded universities in the […]
While most students were at home relaxing over the holiday break, more than 15 WKU students, alumni and faculty worked on a proof of concept film called “The Reign,” written by WKU film professor Luke Pennington. The film has been nominated in IndieWire’s Project of the Year Contest. If the film wins, it will receive […]
Physics of Shadows is the theme of the 2017 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics on Feb. 25. WKU’s Department of Physics & Astronomy is inviting high schools to send teams of four to compete in the half-day competition that consists of a pentathlon of challenging problem-solving activities that reward teamwork, communication and creativity. This year’s event […]
The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU has signed an agreement with WEVV-TV (CBS/Fox 44) in Evansville, Indiana, to provide weather and climate data for viewers in that area. “The Mesonet data will help inform people in the WEVV viewing area of conditions on the south side of the Ohio River,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist […]
Ah, sweet ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang; ageless and wise beyond their years. Well, not so much anymore. Now they’re all grown up, and the real world is nothing like the funny pages. Sister Sally’s gone Goth, Linus is a feckless stoner, promiscuous party-girls Peppermint Patty and Marcy are budding young alcoholics. Lucy, […]
For the past year, Bowling Green has been home to the Kidz Club, a pediatric medical day treatment facility. Amy Bingham shows us the impact the facility has had on a WKU student in this week’s View from the Hill.
Twenty-five WKU students are vying for the 2017 Coming Home King. The king will be crowned March 2 during halftime of WKU’s men’s basketball game versus North Texas. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Diddle Arena. Candidates will participate in numerous activities including a service outing at the Bowling Green Humane Society on Feb. 28, an […]
Two WKU music faculty members and two WKU alumni were honored Feb. 10 at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association conference in Louisville. Dr. Gary Schallert, Director of Bands and Professor of Music, received the University Teacher of the Year award. Dr. Schallert also conducts the WKU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and teaches graduate […]
Sixteen Gatton Academy seniors learned this week they were selected as National Merit Finalists. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT® as juniors last year, meaning 27.6 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level. The 2016-2017 National […]