Archive | March 23, 2009

WKU presenting ‘Greenbrier Ghost’ as part of ‘Before Broadway’ series

WKU’s Department of Theatre & Dance continues its Before Broadway series with a production of Greenbrier Ghost on March 27. The Before Broadway series presents new musicals that have not been produced elsewhere. Series director Tracey Moore will be directing this show, which will be presented as a “staged reading.” The cast is made up […]

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Hardin reappointed to state panel

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed Dr. John A. Hardin to the Kentucky African-American Heritage Commission. Dr. Hardin, a WKU history professor, represents preservation communities. His term runs through Feb. 1, 2013.

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WKU Libraries education curator wins Kentucky Historical Society Award

Christy Spurlock, Education Curator for the Kentucky Library & Museum at WKU Libraries, received the Kentucky Historical Society’s Frank R. Levstik Award for Professional Service at an awards ceremony at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort earlier this month. The annual Kentucky History Awards ceremony recognizes outstanding achievements by individuals, business […]

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Three teachers receive KGA grants

Three teachers in Kentucky have each received $500 grants from the Kentucky Geographic Alliance. Meg Finn, an eighth-grade teacher from Grayson County Middle School, will lead a group of students in the NOAA Water Study Challenge. Participants will collect real-time stream data and examine human impacts on local watersheds. Teri Eisenmenger with the Home for […]

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Yearbook, newspaper receive awards

WKU’s yearbook and student newspaper were honored at the spring College Media Convention in New York City‭.‬ The Talisman won a Silver Crown for the 2008‭ ‬yearbook‭. ‬ The awards were presented March 15. Only three yearbooks received Gold Crown Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. In addition to the Talisman, Silver Crown winners […]

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Kick off event for new Popular Culture Studies major set for March 31

WKU will offer a new major in Popular Culture Studies beginning with the Fall 2009 semester. Only the second major of its kind in the country and the first in Kentucky, the program will offer WKU undergraduates an opportunity to examine the multiple uses and meanings of the arts and culture of everyday life including […]

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