Archive | October 27, 2009

Francis to deliver Lancaster-Puckett lecture Oct. 29 at South Campus

Dr. Sharron Halcomb Francis, a 2008 inductee into WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni, will deliver the 2009 L.Y. Lancaster-Hugh Puckett Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 29) at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center, WKU’s South Campus. A reception will begin at 5 p.m. Dr. Francis will discuss “Viagra Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction, Pulmonary Hypertension, and […]

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Photos: Astrophysicist visits WKU

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke with students at the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky on Oct. 26. Dr. Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History and host of NOVA ScienceNow, visited WKU as part of the 2009-10 Cultural Enhancement Series. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)

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Physics student’s project will impact international research at Oak Ridge lab

An Ohio County student’s summer internship project will begin paying dividends this week for the international scientific community at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Nathan Campbell, a WKU junior from Beaver Dam, assisted in programming the PAGES (Portable Automated Gas Environment System) device this summer as a Higher Education Research Experiences intern for the Sample […]

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‘View from the Hill’: 25th anniversary of Interactive Video Services at WKU

WKU has nearly 40 classrooms on its Bowling Green and regional campuses equipped for interactive video. To mark its 25th anniversary, Interactive Video Services is hosting a Technology Expo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 29) at Mass Media and Technology Hall. WKU’s Amy Bingham DeCesare has more about IVS in her “View […]

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Engineering Department to host 10th annual robotics competition Nov. 7

WKU’s Department of Engineering will host the 10th annual Kentucky Bluegrass Robotics Competition on Nov. 7 at the Complex for Engineering and Biological Sciences. The competition is the department’s primary high school outreach effort and provides students with a challenging engineering design experience and teachers with guidance in teaching engineering topics. About 100 students on […]

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