Archive | September 28, 2011

1LT Eric Yates Scholarship

Kathy Yates, mother of 1LT Eric Yates who was killed in Afghanistan last year, says the events of 9/11 inspired her son to go into the military.  She spoke at the WKU Scholarship Celebration on Sept. 27, along with Fort Campbell junior Alan Johnson, who is the first recipient of the Eric Yates Scholarship.

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‘Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War’ opens Nov. 3 at Kentucky Museum

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, a traveling exhibition opening at the Kentucky Museum on Nov. 3, examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War — the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties. Lincoln is widely acknowledged as one of America’s greatest presidents, […]

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Company at WKU’s research center nominated for World Technology Award

HyGreen, Inc., a Florida-based technology company with a production and engineering facility at WKU’s Center for Research and Development, has been nominated for a 2011 World Technology Award for Health and Medicine. HyGreen is an innovative technology company whose mission is to improve lives by safeguarding health through technology. Its HyGreen Hand Hygiene product provides […]

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Super Saturdays classes begin Oct. 29

Beginning Oct. 29, The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU will be offering Fall Super Saturdays. Over the course of four consecutive Saturdays, students in grades 1-8 with high ability or high interest in a subject will have the opportunity to pursue their interests and passions in university classrooms. Through a hands-on, minds-on approach to […]

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NASA’s Year of the Solar System featured in Hardin Planetarium show

NASA’s Year of the Solar System will be presented Oct. 4-Nov. 6 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Dr. Rachel Campbell, observatory education scientist, will present the show about the status of NASA spacecraft’s current missions to key locations in our solar system. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Contact: Hardin […]

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