Archive | October 26, 2011

Gatton Academy preview Nov. 5

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky will host a Preview Weekend at WKU on Nov. 5 for prospective students, their parents and educators. Events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Snell Hall on the WKU campus. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. in the building lobby with sessions kicking […]

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WKU student first runner-up in TIME photo competition

This fall, TIME invited student photographers dedicated to honing their craft—whether it be photojournalism, portraiture, still life, conceptual or fine art—to submit a portfolio of photos for review by the magazine’s editors. All applicants had to be currently enrolled students or members of the class of 2011. Christian Hansen, a WKU senior from Louisville, was […]

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Author of ‘Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire’ to visit on WKU Nov. 8

Rafe Esquith, author of Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire, will visit WKU on Nov. 8 as part of the Mary E. Hensley Lecture Series. Esquith’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. at Van Meter Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase, and a book signing […]

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WKU to host discussion Nov. 17 on ‘Power and the Press in Latin America’

The WKU School of Journalism & Broadcasting in association with the Department of Modern Languages, Office of International Programs and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University will present a panel discussion on Power and the Press in Latin America, A Broken Equation? from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at […]

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Honors College senior receives Global Scholars award for project in Kenya

Justin Pile, a senior in the Honors College at WKU from Coxs Creek, recently received a Foundation for Global Scholars award that will partially fund an international experience in Kasigau, Kenya. In Kenya, Pile and other members of WKU’s “Partners in Caring” program will assist physicians in operating medical clinics for the region’s inhabitants. Pile, […]

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