Archive | July, 2008

Geology student to present research on Allende meteorite at meeting in Japan

Chelsea Brunner, a junior geology major from Louisville, will present her research on the Allende meteorite at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society in Matsue, Japan, on Friday (Aug. 1). Brunner’s research is an extension of work that she started in the summer of 2007, collaborating with Dr. Denton Ebel at the American […]

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WKU graduate, faculty members publish research on indoor radon

Southeastern Geographer, a peer-reviewed journal specializing in research conducted in local and regional environments, recently published an article on indoor radon by former WKU geoscience graduate student A.J. Iovanna and his thesis advisors Dr. John All and Dr Andrew Wulff. Iovanna (from St. Louis) completed his master’s program at WKU in 2005 after working for […]

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Hattie L. Preston, 88, dies; services set for Saturday in Henderson

Hattie Louise Preston, 88, of Henderson, died at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at her home from complications of cancer. Mrs. Preston was the daughter of the late Ruth Virginia and Henry Jacob Paff. She was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Henderson, where she attended Henderson schools, graduating from Barrett Manual Training High School in […]

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Open houses, campus preview days set

WKU’s Office of Admissions has the following open house events scheduled (all times Central unless noted): Aug. 16: Hopkinsville Open House, 10 a.m. at Pioneers Memorial Complex. Aug. 23: Nashville (Tenn.) Open House, 10 a.m. at Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. Sept. 18: Owensboro Open House, 6:30 p.m. at RiverPark Center. Sept. 23: Elizabethtown Open House, […]

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WKU group participates in field biology course in South Africa

Several WKU students recently visited South Africa for Biology 485 — African Wildlife Conservation and Management, taught by Dr. Michael Stokes. Here are some photos of their work, provided by Dr. Stokes. More information about the course is available on Dr. Stokes’ webpage at

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Master of Social Work program to celebrate opening of Paducah office

WKU’s Master of Social Work Distance Learning Program will celebrate the grand opening of its Paducah office on July 31. The event is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2850 Adams St., Suite 2, in Paducah. To RSVP or for more information, contact Lori Nicholas at (270) 442-0128 or Click here for […]

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