Archive | September, 2009

Photojournalist LaBelle visiting WKU

Dave LaBelle, a former WKU photojournalism professor and author of “The Great Picture Hunt,” “I Just Want to Shoot Pictures” and “Lessons in Death and Life,” will lecture about the business of photography at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 30) at Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. […]

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Study Abroad advisor named

WKU’s Study Abroad & Global Learning announces the addition of the new Study Abroad Advisor. Melinda Farmer joins the SAGL staff as the main contact point for WKU students. Farmer returns to WKU after several years working in the study abroad field. She’s a 1999 graduate of WKU with a double major in Religious Studies […]

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WKU new home for international CLIMLIST site for climate scientists

Dr. Joshua Durkee, assistant professor of meteorology in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently assumed duties as administrator of the international CLIMLIST site. The listserv is a moderated international electronic mail distribution list for climatologists and those working in closely-related fields. It is primarily intended for persons undertaking research in climatology, teaching climatology, and […]

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WKU co-hosts Forensics Fiesta

WKU’s forensic team co-hosted the WKU Forensics Fiesta with Ohio University on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 25-27. As co-host, WKU was not eligible for the sweepstakes trophy. Schools in attendance were University of Alabama, Berea College, Butler University, Cedarville University, Eastern Michigan University, El Paso College, Gainesville State College, Grove City College, Hillsdale […]

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United Way campaign under way

WKU, in support of United Way of Southern Kentucky’s 2009/2010 regional annual campaign, began its campaign on Sept. 21 and will conclude Oct. 14. The campaign kicked off with a gathering of WKU campaign volunteers who were thanked for being the voice of those not heard. The efforts of these volunteers will allow the opportunity […]

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Moss Middle School students visit WKU to learn about new iMedia program

Twenty-two gifted and talented students from Henry F. Moss Middle School visited WKU’s Mass Media and Technology Hall on Friday (Sept. 25) to learn about the School of Journalism and Broadcasting’s iMedia program. The middle school students are taking part in a journalism class and are learning things from blogging to uploading media. “It’s important […]

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GREEN Tour scheduled for Oct. 3

The Allied Alternative Energy Bowling GREEN Tour will take place on Saturday (Oct. 3) as part of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar – the largest sustainable energy event in the United States. Area residents and businesses are invited to come to learn more about energy efficient, renewable energy and green building technologies […]

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WKU planning several activities to celebrate Native American Heritage

WKU has several events scheduled this fall in celebration of Native American Heritage. All events are free and open to the public. The events are sponsored by the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, the Provost’s Initiatives for Excellence, and the Office of Diversity Programs. Oct. 1: Performance by Michael Jacobs at 7 p.m. at […]

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Photos: Economic development announcement in Allen County

A gift from an Allen County corporation has created an internship program with WKU to promote economic development within its local community. Halton Group Americas recently made a $50,000 gift, which will be matched by $50,000 through the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Regional University Excellence Trust Fund, to create the Halton Fund for Economic Development in […]

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Theatre and Dance 2009-10 schedule

WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance has several Mainstage, Next Stage and Children’s Theatre productions planned for the 2009-10 season. Mainstage Productions Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams Dates: Oct. 1-6 Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center About the show: A hauntingly beautiful story of destiny, longing and the fragility […]

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‘Big Read’ program begins Oct. 1

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners will kick off their second Big Read community reading event Oct. 1-6 with celebrations and book giveaways at WKU, Warren County Public Library and Barnes & Noble. This year’s focus is on The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. As part of the six-week long project, the Book Fest […]

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Posters for Peace exhibit to open

An exhibit highlighting peace poster stamps from the National Circulating Library of Students’ Peace Posters will be on display beginning Saturday (Sept. 26) at the Educational Resources Center (ERC) housed in Tate Page Hall Room 366 on WKU’s campus. Images in the exhibit are a sampling from the first issue of peace poster stamps in […]

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