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Gameday information for WKU vs. Marshall on Nov. 27

WKU (9-2, 7-0 C-USA) hosts Marshall (9-2, 6-1 C-USA) in a Black Friday showdown for the Conference USA East Division title at 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Friday’s game is a BLACK OUT as WKU fans are encouraged to wear black. Fans also are encouraged to arrive early for Senior Day […]

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WKU departments recognized with 2015 ‘Markie’ Awards

Five WKU departments were recognized Nov. 17 with Professional Marketing Association 2015 “Markie” Awards. WKU Athletics received a Gold award in Commercial/Television Video, a Silver award for Radio and a Silver award for Out of Home. WKU Public Affairs received a Gold award for Fundraising Campaign/Special Event and a Silver award for Digital Advertisement. WKU’s […]

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View from the Hill – International Year of South Africa

WKU is immersed in its second “International year of “ study.  This year the focus has shifted to South Africa as Amy Bingham explains in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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WKU graduate to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Tune in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (Nov. 26) to hear WKU graduate Ruby Lewis sing the title track from the upcoming Cirque Du Soleil show Paramour, which will debut on Broadway in April 2016. Lewis, a native of Shelbyville, and her cast mates will be riding the Dreamseeker float which will […]

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WKU professor recognized at his alma mater in China

Professor Haiwang Yuan of WKU Libraries was recognized last month at his alma mater Nankai University in Tianjin, China, for his contributions to the academic development of the College of Foreign Languages (CFL). On Oct. 22, the College of Foreign Language held a Book Donation and Guest Professorship Ceremony for Yuan with Dean of the […]

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WKU Bonner Leaders collect blankets, items for homeless

Students, faculty, staff participate in Blessing Bag project Thanks to the support of students, faculty and staff, WKU Bonner Leaders exceeded their goal of 45 blankets and collected 70 blankets along with 82 kits as part of the Blessing Bag project to support the homeless in the Bowling Green area. WKU Bonner Leaders, a student […]

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CCSA awards Storyteller Scholarships to 7 students

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a nonprofit consortium that develops, plans and coordinates study abroad programs in predominantly English-speaking countries, has awarded Storyteller Scholarships to seven college students throughout the United States. The Storyteller Scholarship is designed to encourage students enrolled in CCSA programs to tell their own stories while they participate in […]

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ROTC cadet achieves dream as honorary Airborne member

WKU ROTC cadet Shawn Sattazahn is the newest honorary member of the US Army Airborne Community. Sattazahn, a Russellville native, is an active member in the Military Science program as an MS level 2 and aspires to serve the military community. His family has lineage with the Airborne Community within the Army, including the 101st […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some recent 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 with […]

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WKU Forensics Team members win in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Jefferson City, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 14-15. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating out 11 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University and the Ohio State University. All WKU team […]

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WKU professor elected to Kentucky Historical Society board

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) recently installed new officers and members of its Governing Board. WKU History Professor John A. Hardin of Bowling Green was installed as a new member. His term will expire in November 2019. Dr. Hardin has been a member of the Kentucky Oral History Commission since July 1995 and served as […]

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3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

Three WKU students recently were awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are part of a select group of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. WKU students receiving a Phi […]

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