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WKU to confer degrees to 1,425 at 178th Commencement Dec. 12

WKU will confer degrees to more than 1,400 graduates in two ceremonies during its Fall 2015 Commencement on Dec. 12 at Diddle Arena. In morning and afternoon ceremonies of its 178th Commencement, WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 1,425 graduates — 65 associate, 981 bachelor’s, 339 master’s, 13 doctoral and 27 certificates. The 9:30 […]

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View from the Hill – Communication Disorders Clinic

      The number one role of WKU’s Communication Disorders Clinic is to be a training facility for future speech language pathologists.  But the clinic also provides services for clients across the area as Amy Bingham shows us in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU to host Conference USA championship game Dec. 5

WKU (10-2, 8-0 C-USA) will host Southern Mississippi (9-3, 7-1 C-USA) in the Conference USA championship game at 11 a.m. CT on Dec. 5 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. WKU defeated Marshall 49-28 to win the C-USA East Division title on Friday (Nov. 27). Southern Miss defeated […]

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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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