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South Central AHEC funds health career clubs, adds SRHA chapter

This spring, the South Central Area Health Education Center (SC AHEC) at WKU funded after-school health career exploration clubs at Clinton County Middle School and Clinton County High School. The clubs, named the White Coats Club for Future Medical Professionals, focused on health career promotion and exploration. Middle school students focused on dissection labs, completing […]

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WKU to confer degrees to more than 2,600 in 177th Commencement

Graduate ceremony May 15; 3 undergraduate ceremonies May 16; regional campus events May 7 and May 18; Gatton Academy graduation May 16 WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 2,620 spring and summer graduates in graduate and undergraduate ceremonies of its 177th Commencement May 15-16 at Diddle Arena. During the graduate ceremony at 5 p.m. […]

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2 WKU students receive Boren Scholarships to study abroad

Two WKU students have been awarded David L. Boren Scholarships that will fund a year studying abroad. Tyler Prochazka of Newton, Kansas, will study in China, and Zachary Redmond of Owensboro will study in Jordan. This is the first time two WKU students have received scholarships in the same year. Prochazka, a fourth-year student with […]

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Project L.I.F.E. impacting students at Academy at Eleventh Street

Students will discuss 10-week pilot program in presentations May 5 Grades Going Sky High read the headline of a student in Project L.I.F.E. (Leadership Independence Freedom Empowerment), a WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships program with the Academy at Eleventh Street. Graduate Assistant Keira Martin of Louisville initiated Project L.I.F.E. as part of her work […]

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View from the Hill – Miranda Kramer

  In her one year as a Lady Topper softball player, senior pitcher Miranda Kramer is leaving quite a legacy.  Amy Bingham talks to the record setting athlete in this week’s View from the Hill.       

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Revolution 91.7 presents ‘Mayhem 2015′ music festival on May 1

“Mayhem 2015,” the 12th annual spring music festival by WKU’s student radio station, Revolution 91.7, will be Friday (May 1) at Bowling Green’s Circus Square Park. The free event, which runs 5 p.m. to midnight, raises funds to support Rainhill Equine Facility, a Bowling Green-based non-profit that houses and rehabilitates blind, disabled and abandoned horses. […]

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WKU student appointed to Best Buddies leadership role

Katherine Devine, a WKU senior from Bowling Green, was recently appointed Best Buddies Leadership Conference Committee chair. Devine is a student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with […]

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New digital portal expands global visibility for Kentucky research

WKU and the University of Kentucky are pleased to announce the launch of Kentucky Research Commons, a new digital portal that presents and provides access to the breadth and depth of research being conducted in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The portal features a real-time readership map that visualizes when and where content is being downloaded. […]

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WKU ALIVE Center program funds community partnership projects

The WKU ALIVE Center’s Community Partnership Funds (CPF) program is a grant program that provides the opportunity for faculty, staff, students, or members of the community to implement campus and community partnership projects that address social issues locally and abroad. CPFs support public problem solving through service learning, community development or community-based research. Projects are […]

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SKy Science Festival culminates May 2 with Expo Day events

The exploration of science involves choices, so it is fitting that people attending Kentucky’s first science festival will need to choose between multiple interesting possibilities. SKy Science Festival is a series of special science-centric events culminating in Expo Day on Saturday (May 2) in Circus Square Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expo Day […]

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WKU senior receives Library Student Assistant Scholarship

WKU senior Jessica “Abby” Zibart of Auburn has been selected as the recipient of the WKU Library Student Assistant Scholarship. Zibart is working on a major in anthropology and a minor in folk studies and is scheduled to graduate in December 2015. “Abby is an extremely capable individual who goes above and beyond to make […]

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SGA awards scholarships to 7 students for Study Away courses

The Student Government Association at WKU has awarded scholarships to seven students taking courses this summer through WKU Study Away. Scholarship recipients are Sherrice Dubose, a graduate student in recreation & sport administration from Bowling Green; Chaney Rose, a pre-nursing major from Bowling Green; Anna Durham, an economics major from Lexington; Courtney Knight, an interior […]

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