Archive | March 15, 2011

Retired WKU professor’s book wins Mississippi Historical Society award

A work about the creation of the Mississippi territory has won the Mississippi Historical Society’s award for the best Mississippi history book of 2011. Robert V. Haynes of Bowling Green, a retired professor of history at WKU, was awarded the McLemore Prize for his book The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier, 1795-1817, published by […]

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Electron microscope on display during WKU’s NOVA Center Conference

The centerpiece of WKU’s NOVA Center, a large-chamber scanning electron microscope (LCSEM), was featured March 10-11 during WKU’s NOVA (Nondestructive Analysis) Center Conference. The two-day conference attracted faculty, students, scientists, researchers and industry representatives. WKU is the only university in North America with an LCSEM. In his remarks to open the conference, WKU President Gary […]

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Study Away offers fly fishing expedition

American Traveler is a noncredit program that offers enrichment-learning opportunities to various destinations throughout the United States. This summer, WKU Study Away will launch its first American Traveler program: Fly Fishing Montana. The trip will take place July 18-23 in Missoula, Mont., where Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It and Other Stories comes to […]

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Study Away offers 3 new courses

From investigating Kentucky agriculture to studying literature or politics in New York City, WKU Study Away offers three new courses this summer. Survey of North American Agriculture will take students throughout western Kentucky to visit and study horticultural, crop and animal agriculture farms. Students will also attend the Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers […]

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