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View from the Hill – New Provost

Two longtime fixtures in WKU’s Potter College of Arts and Letters are finding themselves in new roles at the university.  Amy Bingham talks to both the new Provost and the new Interim Dean of Potter College in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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Gatton Academy named member of CLASS Coalition

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky’s Director Dr. Lynette Breedlove announced that the school has been named a member of the CLASS Coalition, a new national association of principals and leaders from high-performing, admissions-based high schools. The Coalition is focused on helping students overcome challenges and gain the skills necessary to succeed […]

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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. MTSU on Oct. 10

WKU (4-1, 2-0 C-USA) hosts Middle Tennessee (2-3, 1-0 C-USA) at 11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 10) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in a Red Out game. All fans are encouraged to wear red to the game, and the first 1,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a red #BrohmSquad T-shirt. (Read more about […]

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Ogden, GRREC host STEMshot! air rocketry event Oct. 24

WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative will host the 2nd Annual STEMshot! rocketry competition for students in grades 4-12. STEMshot!, a compressed air rocketry competition giving students the opportunity to engage in a challenging real-world problem based activity designed to enhance student’s critical thinking skills and understanding […]

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WKU department head completes Eastern Europe expedition

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from a 19-day expedition to Eastern Europe, representing the American Geographical Society as part of its geographic educational outreach program. The key theme of this journey that explored Eastern Europe was resilience and development in post-Soviet […]

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Meaningful Acts of Service promote student volunteerism

The WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships is offering an opportunity for students to get more involved in there community through Meaningful Acts of Service that provide monthly volunteer opportunities. The WKU ALIVE Center launched its first fall semester Meaningful Acts of Service with Project Grow, as an opportunity for students to volunteer in the […]

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ICSR to present ‘National Parks & Resident Peoples’ on Oct. 20

WKU’s Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility will present “National Parks & Resident Peoples: Unintended Consequences” with Dr. Katie Algeo and Collins Eke at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Downing Student Union, room 2123. Mammoth Cave National Park is located just over 30 miles outside of Bowling Green and is recognized for having the world’s […]

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Fall Super Saturdays offers classes for high ability students

Forty classes for high ability students and students with high interest in a subject in grades one through eight will be held as part of Fall Super Saturdays beginning Oct. 31. High-ability and high-interest students are able to broaden their interests from 9:30 a.m. to noon during these Saturday morning classes on WKU’s campus in […]

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Seminar will focus on gifted students with disabilities

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on twice-exceptional students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Knicely Conference Center. During the Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar, national expert Mary Ruth Coleman will provide strategies for educating this group of gifted young people who also have one or more disabilities. This seminar […]

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Workshop will discuss social, emotional needs of gifted students

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on the needs of gifted youth Oct. 15 and 16 at the Knicely Conference Center. Psychologist Ed Amend will discuss the social-emotional needs of gifted children during the Berta Seminar hosted by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. On Oct. 15 from 7 p.m. to […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins in Illinois & Pennsylvania

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois; and Easton, Pennsylvania, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 3-4. In Illinois, WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion of both tournaments, ahead of 14 schools, including Northwestern University, Illinois State University, Ohio University and Ball State University. In Pennsylvania, a squad of 11 […]

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WKU statement on lawsuit filed by former swim team member

Statement from WKU spokesman Bob Skipper in connection with a lawsuit filed by former swim team member Collin Craig: “WKU completed a thorough investigation into this matter and will be defending the lawsuit filed by Mr. Craig. Given the fact this matter is in litigation, we do not feel as though we can make any […]

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