Archive | January 28, 2010

WKU winter weather advisory

To WKU faculty, staff and students: Our area is under a winter storm warning with several inches of snow predicted Friday and Saturday. We don’t know exactly when the storm will hit, or how bad it will be, but it is likely to start Friday morning. All faculty, staff and students should use their best […]

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Kentucky Space receives NASA launch assignment; WKU students part of work

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Jan. 27 that Kentucky Space has received the official launch assignment from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its first satellite, KySat-1 on the Glory mission set to launch in November 2010. Kentucky Space is a nonprofit enterprise involved in designing and developing entrepreneurial and educational space platforms. It […]

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Bioinformatics training will benefit WKU students in genomics course

Two WKU biology professors and a graduate student recently completed bioinformatics training that will benefit students in a new genomics discovery course. Dr. Rodney King, Dr. Claire Rinehart and Prasanna TamarapuParthasarathy visited the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Campus in Ashburn, Va., for a training session Dec. 14-18. The software training is part of […]

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