Archive | June 3, 2009

The Center for Gifted Studies receives two grants for science education project

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU is always searching for new and innovative ways to engage young people who are gifted and talented. Recently, The Center received two grants, one from the National Girls Collaborative Project for $1,000 and another from the Science Alliance at WKU for $2,700. Both of these grants will fund […]

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Gifted Studies helps honor 7th-graders

For the 27th year, The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU sponsored the Kentucky recognition ceremony for the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) to honor seventh-graders who performed well on tests intended for college-bound high school students, the ACT or SAT. This year, 1,300 of the 2,870 Kentucky students taking the tests qualified for state […]

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WKU hosting school superintendents

The Kentucky Association of School Superintendents’ (KASS) summer institute will take place June 3-5 at the Holiday Inn University Plaza in Bowling Green. About 100 administrators from Kentucky are expected to attend. The institute’s theme will be Schools That Work. During general and breakout sessions, participants will have opportunities to network, learn and discuss what […]

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Imagewest reaches out to students

Imagewest, the only full service, revenue generating, student-run advertising and public relations agency in the nation at WKU, recently hosted an educational workshop for middle and high school students and awarded two scholarships as part of the agency’s five-year anniversary celebration. Imagewest conducted an advertising related creative workshop for Kaleidoscope, the Bowling Green community based […]

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U.N. review team gives ‘excellent’ rating to WKU-led water resource project

Officials of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have given a review panel’s “excellent” rating to the 2008 efforts of the “Global Study of Karst Aquifers and Water Resources” project led by WKU, the organization recently announced from its headquarters in Paris, France. The major focus of the U.N. funding is to […]

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Department head visits Argentina for collaboration on transportation issues

Geography and Geology Department Head Dr. David Keeling returned this past Monday from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he consulted with Argentine government officials on transportation development issues. The country is experiencing a slow recovery from near bankruptcy in 2002 and has developed ambitious plans to rebuild its national transportation infrastructure. Keeling’s recent research on Latin […]

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