Archive | September 2, 2011

WKU to remember 9/11, honor military during Navy game on Sept. 10

WKU will remember the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and honor veterans, military personnel and their families on Saturday (Sept. 10) when the Hilltoppers host Navy. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium with tailgating beginning at noon at locations around campus. Here are some of the activities WKU has planned before […]

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9/11 anniversary theme of Constitution Week activities Sept. 10-16 at WKU

The Tenth Anniversary of 9/11: Lessons Learned will be the theme of Constitution Week activities Sept. 10-16 at WKU. “Since 9/11 there has been much debate about how to interpret the Constitution so that we remain safe and secure in our homes yet protect our individual civil liberties and rights,” said Dr. Saundra Ardrey, head […]

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WKU biologist studying how growth hormone helps repair zebrafish ear

Loud noise, especially repeated loud noise, is known to cause irreversible damage to the hair cells inside the cochlea and eventually lead to deafness. In mammals this is irreversible. However, both birds and fish are able to re-grow the damaged hair cells and restore hearing. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC […]

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Photos: WKU vs. UK

The Hilltoppers opened the 2011 football season Sept. 1 against UK at LP Field in Nashville. Final score: UK 14, WKU 3. The Hilltoppers host Navy at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. For more photos from the WKU-UK game and tailgating activities, check out the WKU Facebook page. (WKU photos by […]

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