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WKU Regents appoint presidential search committee

WKU’s Board of Regents began the process of the search for a new WKU president by appointing a presidential search committee on Friday (Feb. 12). The committee will be chaired by Regent Dr. Phillip W. Bale of Glasgow. Also appointed to the committee were Dr. Barbara Burch of Bowling Green, faculty regent; Cynthia Harris of […]

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Mountain Workshops exhibit of stories from Frankfort open through March 18

The School of Journalism and Broadcasting’s photojournalism program announces the opening of Frankfort | The Land Between at the Mass Media and Technology Hall Gallery. The exhibition of 37 prints and 22 video stories, collected form the more than 40,000 images and hundreds of hours of video, is the result of WKU Photojournalism’s annual Mountain Workshops. […]

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View from the Hill – Black Cultural Center

      African American students at WKU have a new place to call home thanks to the creation of a Black Cultural Center.   Amy Bingham takes us inside the new center in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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Students participate in a science activity during a Little Learners, Big Ideas family storybook event at Barnes and Noble in November. The next free family storybook event will take place Feb. 20.

Little Learners, Big Ideas events build critical thinking in preschool students

Two community events hosted by Little Learners, Big Ideas are planned to build literacy and critical thinking skills in preschool students. Little Learners, Big Ideas provides parents and educators with ideas and resources to instill innovation in early childhood. The February events are centered on the children’s book Llama Llama Red Pajama. Designed for 3- […]

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WKU forensics team to present Black History Month performances Feb. 24

WKU’s forensics team is hosting a series of performances as part of Black History Month on Feb. 24. As We Make History: A Black History Performance Symposium will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Downing Student Union Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public; the event is swipeable for WKU students. Students from […]

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21st annual PRISM Concert rescheduled for March 3

Just as a prism refracts light into a variety of shades and colors, the 21st annual PRISM Concert will display the many hues of the WKU Music Department. The concert, which was postponed by weather in January, has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 3 at Van Meter Hall. Featuring a dazzling light show, the […]

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Hardin Planetarium, Kentucky Museum hosting 2016 spring break camps April 4-8

WKU’s Hardin Planetarium and Kentucky Museum will host spring break camps April 4-8. Science Curiosity Investigation Camp: Leaving Footprints in Our Solar System is the theme for the 2016 spring break camp at the Hardin Planetarium for students in grades 3-6. Participants will engage in fun, interactive investigations to stimulate curiosity, and encourage cooperative discovery […]

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WKU Admissions hosting student recruitment events on campus, in Louisville & St. Louis

WKU’s Office of Admissions will be hosting the following student recruitment events in Bowling Green, Louisville and St. Louis: Head for the Hill: Monday (Feb. 15) at WKU’s main campus in Bowling Green. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. at Diddle Arena with the opening assembly at 9 a.m. The open house event for prospective students […]

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‘Burley,’ award-winning book by WKU faculty member, available in paperback

Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century, an award-winning book by WKU faculty member Ann K. Ferrell, is now available in paperback from University Press of Kentucky. The 2004 “buyout” ending the federal tobacco price support program has been the most visible event in recent years to cause enormous changes to the farming community. Tobacco […]

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SOKY Book Fest partners select finalists for 2016 Kentucky Literary Award

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announces the three finalists for the 2016 Kentucky Literary Award. This year’s award will go to a work of fiction by a Kentucky author or with a significant Kentucky theme that was published in 2014 or 2015. The three finalists are: The Marble Orchard, Alex Taylor Cementville, Paulette Livers […]

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Director of Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network to visit WKU

Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Director of the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN), will be visiting WKU the week of Feb. 15 and engaging in a variety of activities to further strengthen collaborations between WKU and the IACN. In March 2015, a Memorandum of Agreement was signed to promote collaborative research, joint classes, student exchanges and faculty […]

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WKU Regents to hold special called meeting on Feb. 12

The WKU Board of Regents will hold a Special Called Meeting on Friday (Feb. 12) at 1:30 p.m. (CT) in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room at Mass Media and Technology Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the presidential search process. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2016/bor-special-called-meeting-2-12-16-presidential-search.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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