Archive | April 6, 2011

WKU forensics team wins AFA national championship

The WKU forensics team won its seventh American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship, hosted this year by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. WKU sent 25 competitors with a total of 66 entries to the national tournament.  Of the 66 total entries, 32 of them advanced to quarterfinal rounds, 18 of those advanced […]

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WKYU-PBS to air program on Downing

In remembrance of WKU President Emeritus Dr. Dero G. Downing, who died April 4, WKYU-PBS will present a special encore broadcast of an episode of the public-affairs program University Journal that first aired in May 1994. The program, hosted by Dr. David Lee, Dean of the Potter College of Arts & Letters at WKU, features […]

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10th Girls in Science Day April 16

Registration is under way for the 10th annual Girls in Science Day April 16 at WKU. The event provides girls in fourth to eighth grades with an opportunity to explore topics in math, technology, engineering and science; to talk with teachers and scientists conducting research at WKU; and to learn about career opportunities. Girls in […]

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Popular dental assistant course offered

A coronal polishing course for dental assistants is back by popular demand through a partnership between WKU Dental Hygiene and Continuing Education. The course will provide dental assistants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform coronal polishing, making them eligible for certification by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. Sharon Woodward, director of WKU […]

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Gatton Academy selects 73 students for Class of 2013

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has selected 73 students for its Class of 2013. The students in this year’s class span 46 counties from across the Commonwealth. This gifted group of high school sophomores brings with them to the Gatton Academy an average ACT score almost 10 […]

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Art featured as part of ‘Outlook’

What is Art? Is it really in the eyes of the beholder? As part of what will become a regular quarterly feature about art on the public-affairs program Outlook with Barbara Deeb, WKYU-PBS opens the dialogue at 11 p.m. Thursday (April 7) with repeat broadcasts at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sunday (April 10). Taped […]

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WKU celebrates successful 2010/2011 United Way campaign

WKU celebrated a successful 2010/2011 United Way campaign Tuesday (April 5) in the Kentucky Room at the Kentucky Building.  WKU President Gary Ransdell hosted the luncheon to thank WKU faculty and staff for their hard work on the 2010/11 United Way campaign. A check presentation was made to United Way of Southern Kentucky representing the […]

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