Archive | March, 2009

KPHA chapter wins first-place award at state public health annual conference

More than 30 students and five faculty members from WKU’s Department of Public Health attended the Kentucky Public Health Association annual conference March 10-12 in Louisville. WKU’s KPHA student chapter won first place for its work in public health during 2008-2009. The team was headed by Department Head Dr. Gary English and Dr. Cecilia Watkins, […]

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Imagewest celebrates 5th anniversary with scholarships to two newborns

Two babies born at The Medical Center at Bowling Green have already received scholarships to WKU, thanks to Imagewest. Imagewest, a full-service, revenue generating, student-run advertising and public relations agency at WKU, celebrated its fifth anniversary by presenting scholarships to the first two babies born at the Medical Center on March 24. The scholarships were […]

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WKU hosting sustainability conference

WKU will host the 2009 Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability conference April 24-26. The conference, which travels to a different Kentucky university or college each year, was initiated in 2006 to foster partnerships between Kentucky colleges and universities and their local communities to work together toward a sustainable future. Keynote speakers include Jerome Ringo, president […]

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GEOFEST Day rescheduled for April 4

The Kentucky Geographic Society has rescheduled its GEOFEST Day for April 4 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) […]

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WKU StormToppers participate in Damage Assessment Training

Members of the StormTopper Network, which formed last year after severe storms hit the Bowling Green area, participated in a Damage Assessment Training session March 21 led by Ronnie Pearson, director of Warren County Emergency Management. “The one thing about meteorology students is most of us really enjoy going out in the field and spotting […]

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WKU celebrates 75 years as part of Federal Depository Library Program

About 80 administrators, faculty, students and community members met in Helm Library, room 100, on March 27 to celebrate WKU’s 75th anniversary as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. Dr. Mike Binder, dean of University Libraries, welcomed the group and gave a brief history. Provost Dr. Barbara Burch introduced U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie who […]

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Inauguration photo exhibit opening

“Our Voice: Images of Inauguration,” an exhibit of work by 25 photojournalism students and one faculty member from the School of Journalism & Broadcasting, will open at 4:30 p.m. March 31 at Mass Media and Technology Hall gallery. The exhibit opening program will include introduction of the photographers and remarks by President Gary Ransdell, Provost […]

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BGWSO recognized at Capitol

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