Archive | January 30, 2012

WKU receives grant for i4 Initiative

WKU has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the James Graham Brown Foundation in support of the i4 Initiative, a new campus project emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Kentucky.  Sue and Brown Badgett Jr. of Madisonville, Ky., have made a lead gift of $150,000 to support the program. “The Center for Gifted […]

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Forensic team wins Ohio tournament

WKU forensic team members traveled to Athens, Ohio, and Saint Louis, Mo., to take part in three tournaments the weekend of Jan. 28-29. Ohio University hosted two tournaments, at which all 13 competing WKU students advanced to final rounds. WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion at the OU tournament and finished second at the OU Alumni […]

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View from the Hill – Coke Contract

Which do you prefer, Coke or Pepsi? A huge announcement was made about WKU’s beverage contract while students were away for winter break.

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WKU students present research during 2012 Posters-at-the-Capitol

More than 20 WKU students presented research during the 2012 Posters-at-the-Capitol event Jan. 26 in Frankfort. Aaron Bell, a Scottsville senior, presented “Dust Infrared Emission in an H2-forming, Perseus-Arm Cloud” with faculty mentor Steve Gibson. Jade Boyle, a Glasgow senior, and Ashton Korfhage, a Bowling Green senior, presented “Cultural Design for African Children in Need” […]

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