Archive | October 11, 2010

Annis scholarship fund will support WKU students from Ohio County

First and foremost, Danny Annis loved people.  His wife, Kimberly, says that wherever he was, he wanted a crowd of friends and family.  “He was always moving and going,” she said.  “He planned trips and get-togethers.  Everything was always buzzing when he was around, even when he was really sick.” Danny, who died in December, […]

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KD Shenanigans set for Oct. 13

Kappa Delta will be the first Greek organization to host an event in the newly renovated Van Meter Auditorium this week with the sorority’s annual “Shenanigans” fundraiser, benefiting the local Family Enrichment Center, at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 13). “Our chapter is very excited to be able to use Van Meter as this year’s location […]

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Astronomy Club star party Oct. 16

WKU’s Hilltopper Astronomy Club will host its first star party for the semester from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 16) at the Thompson Complex Central Wing lobby. The fun and interactive night will include hot chocolate, a close look at Jupiter, a viewing of the comet Hartley 2, and astrophotography using the 12-inch […]

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Coleman Fellows add entrepreneurship to their WKU courses

WKU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has received a grant from the Coleman Foundation to develop a cross-disciplinary campuswide entrepreneurship program. “This program identifies Coleman Fellows from outside the Gordon Ford College of Business who are interested in putting a module that deals with entrepreneurship and new business startups into one of their courses,” said […]

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Forensic team wins in Alabama

WKU forensic team members traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to take part in two tournaments hosted by the University of Alabama the weekend of Oct. 9-10. Since it was fall break weekend for WKU students, only 12 members of the WKU team participated in the tournament. Despite the small squad, WKU still managed to bring another […]

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Celine Cousteau to lecture Oct. 20 during Campus Sustainability Day

As part of Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 20, WKU will host Celine Cousteau for a lecture at 7 p.m. in Van Meter Auditorium. Cousteau, daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, will be presenting People and the Natural Word: An Exploration of Connection. The event is […]

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Students in Project GEMS to visit WKU as part of ‘green’ tour Oct. 18

A group of third-graders in the Project GEMS (Gifted Education in Math and Science) program in Warren County schools will visit WKU and Southern Recycling on Oct. 18 as part of a “green” tour. About 30 students from Cumberland Trace Elementary and Lost River Elementary will be touring green initiatives under way on the WKU […]

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Career Services stocks Closet for WKU Students – View from the Hill

WKU Career Services Center is hosting a “Hire Attire” Career Clothing Closet for students on Tuesday, October 12th from 10 am – 2pm in room 210 of the DUC Annex.  Students may get one business suit and one pair of shoes free of charge.  Donations are still being accepted.  Call 745-3095 for information.

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