Archive | September 23, 2011

WKU’s ‘Dr. Julia’ Roberts honored with state’s annual Acorn Award

Dr. Julia Link Roberts, Mahurin Professor of Gifted Studies at WKU, is one of two recipients of the Acorn Awards for teaching excellence, given annually to outstanding professors at Kentucky’s colleges and universities—one for a professor at a four-year college or university and one at a two-year institution. David L. Cooper, professor of English and […]

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‘Noises Off’ begins theatre season

WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance opens its Mainstage Season on Sept. 29 with the hilarious comedy Noises Off. Called “the funniest farce ever written” by the New York Post, Noises Off is about a theater company presenting the play within the play Nothing On. Everything that can go wrong does, and the audience sees […]

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12 Gatton Academy seniors recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

One quarter of Gatton Academy seniors have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor which potentially opens the door college scholarship opportunities. In all, 12 members of the Class of 2012 will go on to the next round of the competition. More than 1.5 million students in about 22,000 […]

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Symphonic Band’s ‘A Kent Campbell Tribute’ extra special for granddaughter

For Rebecca Long, the Oct. 14 WKU Symphonic Band concert will be one she will remember forever. That’s because the concert will pay tribute to her grandfather, longtime director of bands Kent Campbell. And Long, a junior music major from Bowling Green, will be playing bassoon. “I have always been so very proud of my […]

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Winner of 5th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award announced

WKU Libraries has selected To Come and Go Like Magic, written by Katie Pickard Fawcett, as the winner of the fifth Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award. The national award was created to honor the memory of former WKU librarian Evelyn Thurman, who made significant contributions to children’s librarianship and literacy during her 25 years […]

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