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2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report

The 2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2015, this report also details policies about the police department and how to report fires and crimes to the police. This report also provides information from the Department of Environment, Health and […]

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Virginia professor to present Civil War lecture Oct. 13 at WKU

On April 9, 1865, the Civil War ended when General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, general in chief of the Union army. Most Americans are familiar with this significant historical event, but after the surrender Appomattox produced several different legacies, including vast differences between how Northerners and […]

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WKU Forensics Team captures titles at Southern Mississippi

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to take part in two tournaments co-hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University the weekend of Sept. 24-25. The team captured the team sweepstakes championships of both tournaments, walking away with a total of 18 individual event championships, out of a possible 22. […]

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View from the Hill – White Oak Basket Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Kentucky Museum pays tribute to the time honored tradition of basket making.   In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham talks to one basket maker who is about to receive national recognition for her talent.   Next week Waddell will be in Washington D.C. to receive the National Heritage […]

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WKU’s Presidential Search Committee to meet Sept. 30

WKU’s Presidential Search Committee will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media & Technology Hall. The agenda for the meeting can be found at http://www.wku.edu/presidentialsearch/documents/psc-meeting-agenda-09-30-2016.pdf Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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‘Duncan the Story Dragon’ wins 10th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award

WKU Libraries has selected Duncan the Story Dragon, written and illustrated by Amanda Driscoll, as the winner of the 10th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award. The national award was created to honor the memory of former WKU librarian Evelyn Thurman, who made significant contributions to children’s librarianship and literacy during her 25 years of […]

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EVENT POSTPONED: Samsung senior vice president to visit WKU Sept. 28-29

EVENT POSTPONED: Dr. Dochul Choi, Samsung’s senior vice president for Technology, has postponed his visit to WKU this week. Dr. Farhad Ashrafzadeh is working with Dr. Choi on a new date for his visit and his presentations at WKU. —————————————————————————– Dr. Dochul Choi, Samsung’s senior vice president for Technology, and a team of Samsung representatives […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month event Sept. 26 at WKU

October is designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Monday (Sept. 26), President Gary A. Ransdell, joined by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, will proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at WKU. The proclamation signing will take place at 2 p.m. on the first floor of Downing Student Union. Plan to attend this […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Vanderbilt on Sept. 24

WKU (2-1) hosts its first-ever Southeastern Conference opponent in Bowling Green on Saturday (Sept. 24) when Vanderbilt (1-2) visits Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.; the game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network with radio broadcast on the Hilltopper/IMG Sports Network. More: WKU Game Notes; Vanderbilt Game Notes Due […]

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WKU hosts international landscape conference

Cultural Geographer Dr. Peggy Gripshover, associate professor in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, led a walking tour of downtown Bowling Green as part of the International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture’s (ISLPMC) annual conference, held Sept. 14-17 at WKU. The conference was organized by Dr. Katie Algeo, WKU geography professor, who also […]

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Eezy.com hosting Meetup session Sept. 27 on Facebook marketing

Eezy.com, a leader in premium Photoshop brushes, vector illustrations and video footage and a tenant in the WKU Small Business Accelerator, will host a Meetup session on the topic of Facebook marketing for small business owners and marketers. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Eezy’s office in Suite 119 of […]

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WKU Forensics Team opens 2016-17 season as tournament host

The WKU Forensics Team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Fall Forensic Tournament on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 16-18. Combining four tournaments in one weekend, the event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, hosting 22 schools from California to Pennsylvania, including the University of Alabama, University of […]

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