Archive | February 16, 2009

Director of Center for Gerontology featured Tuesday on WNKY-TV show

Dr. Dana Burr Bradley, director of the Center for Gerontology at WKU, will be the guest on WNKY-TV’s Bowling Green Today on Tuesday (Feb. 17). Dr. Bradley will discuss dementia and the aging population, best practices for family caregivers and the Center for Gerontology. The segment will air live at 6:30 a.m. on WNKY NBC-40.

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Innovation in Sustainability sponsoring student contest for ‘green’ ideas

WKU Innovation in Sustainability is sponsoring a student contest for the best ideas for “Greening WKU.” A total of $1,000 in cash prizes is available to the top four winners: first place will receive $500, second place $300, and third and fourth place $100 each. The prizes will be funded through the Innovation for Sustainability […]

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GEOFEST Day set for March 28

The Kentucky Geographic Society will present GEOFEST Day on March 28 at WKU. Beginning GPS will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Advanced GPS from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for students and their guardians. Participants will meet on the lawn of Environmental Science and Technology Hall (by the Hardin Planetarium) to […]

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Teacher Hall of Fame induction

The second class of the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame was inducted Feb. 10 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. The five inducted are Theresa Cowherd of Bowling Green, Dale Faughn of Fredonia, Jessie Pearl Comer Jackson of Gamaliel, Hilda Willis Jenkins of Bowling Green and Rosemary Weddington of Frankfort. Click […]

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WKU aging expert to participate in workshop on signs of dementia

Dementia, a name used to identify a number of health conditions, is rising as the population ages. Caregivers in the Bowling Green region will have the opportunity to learn firsthand what experts know and don’t know about dementia. Dr. Dana Burr Bradley, director of the Center for Gerontology at WKU, is participating in a Family […]

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WKU’s Habitat for Humanity chapter among top 5 in Collegiate Challenge

Even though it has participated in Habitat for Humanity International’s alternative break trips since 2004, WKU’s Campus Chapter has been honored among the top five in the 20-year history of the group’s Collegiate Challenge. “I was shocked when I received an email about the award,” said Bryan Reaka, chapter co-advisor and assistant professor in the […]

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Mesonet stations track wind event

The value of the Kentucky Mesonet was demonstrated again last week as high winds and a squall line swept across the state. “A well-placed network like this helps take our state to another level in monitoring weather conditions and responding to localized events,” said Mike Grogan, lead systems architect for the Kentucky Mesonet. Wind gusts […]

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