Archive | September 22, 2011

Mobile health, dental units celebrating 10 years of serving area communities

The mobile health and dental units operated by WKU’s Institute for Rural Health Development & Research have come a long way in the past 10 years – literally and figuratively. With a goal to expand health, wellness and dental services into rural areas, the institute’s first mobile unit hit the road in November 2001. A […]

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6 students receive Noyce scholarships

Six WKU students have received $10,000 scholarships for the 2011-12 school year funded through the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The recipients of the Science and Math Alliance for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers (SMARRT) Scholarships are Stephanie Burba, a biology major from Magnolia; Dagan Dalton, a math major from Albany; Emily […]

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Gatton Academy student spends summer studying Arabic in Morocco

Charlotte Humes, a Gatton Academy senior from Bardstown, spent her summer in Morocco on a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarship. The merit-based scholarships, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for the study of a critical language in a foreign country, are for high school students studying less commonly taught languages. Although […]

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