Archive | February 28, 2011

MMTH closing at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 28

Mass Media and Technology Hall (MMTH) will close at 4:30 p.m. today (Feb. 28) due to an inoperable fire alarm system. If you have a class in MMTH tonight, please check with your department or instructor. If you need to use the computing lab, other open computing labs on campus that are available to students […]

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WKU to host educational leadership symposium March 31-April 1

WKU will host Making a Difference: Kentucky Educational Leadership Doctoral Symposium on March 31 and April 1 to explore key issues facing education in Kentucky and opportunities for making a difference. The symposium will provide a forum for doctoral students in Educational Leadership from across the state to connect with key educational leaders, legislators and […]

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Forensic team members compete at tournaments in Ohio, Illinois

Members of the WKU Forensic Team traveled to Bowling Green, Ohio; Evanston, Ill.; and Dekalb, Ill., to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Feb. 25-27. These four tournaments presented WKU team members with one of their last opportunities of the season to qualify events for the national tournaments taking place in April. In Ohio, […]

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WKU journalism student awarded Overseas Press Club scholarship

WKU senior Colleen Stewart was recently awarded a prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship. Stewart, a news-editorial journalism major from Crestview Hills, received the $2,000 award at the Foundation’s 2011 Annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Yale Club in New York City. Charles Sennott, executive editor of GlobalPost, was the keynote speaker. Stewart was among 14 […]

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WKU geoscientist to help lead new United Nations water project

A WKU geoscientist will help lead a new project titled IGCP 598: Environmental Change and Sustainability in Karst Systems under the auspices of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Geoscience Program. Dr. Chris Groves, director of the WKU’s Hoffman Environmental Research Institute, will serve as a co-leader of the five-year project. […]

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Habitat for Humanity campus chapter sending 3 groups on spring break trips

WKU’s Habitat for Humanity campus chapter will be sending three volunteer groups to Virginia, North Carolina and Mississippi during spring break March 7-11. The WKU groups will travel to Lynchburg, Va., Burlington, N.C., and Lucedale, Miss., to assist local Habitat chapters with various projects as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge. Collegiate Challenge is an alternative […]

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