Archive | February, 2012

US Bank ‘Celebration of the Arts’ winners announced

More than 400 artists, family members and friends attended the US Bank Celebration of the Arts award ceremony and reception Feb. 24 at WKU’s Kentucky Museum kicking off the largest art exhibition in the region. More than 180 artists displayed 345 works of art in categories of Painting, Watercolor, Ceramics and Glass, Sculpture, Fiber Arts, […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series continues March 19 with Jerry Greenfield

The 14th season of the Cultural Enhancement Series at WKU continues March 19 with a presentation by Jerry Greenfield, the “Jerry” in Ben & Jerry’s who will share his thoughts on entrepreneurial spirit, his sense of social responsibility and his innovative business philosophy. All events in the series begin at 7:30 p.m. (Central time) at […]

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WKU Habitat for Humanity chapter to participate in spring break projects

WKU’s Habitat for Humanity campus chapter will be sending three volunteer groups to Missouri, North Carolina and Pennsylvania for spring break trips next week. The WKU groups will travel to Independence, Mo., Statesville, N.C., and Washington, Pa., to assist local Habitat for Humanity chapters with various projects as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge. Collegiate Challenge […]

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Imagewest wins 4 Louie Awards

Imagewest snagged four awards at the Advertising Federation of Louisville’s Annual Louie Awards in the Student Louie Awards category. The Louie Awards are comparable to the Oscars in the advertising industry. This is the first year Imagewest has won any Louie Awards. Imagewest, a student-run, advertising and public relations agency in WKU’s School of Journalism […]

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Confucius Institute provides program at Barren River Adult Day Care Center

Volunteer Teachers from the Confucius Institute at WKU were recently invited to provide a program for clients of the Barren River Adult Day Care Center in Bowling Green. Shanfeng Guo and Xiaolin Tian taught the group traditional Chinese songs, showed a video about the history of the Dragon in Chinese culture and also gave a […]

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Simpson County Training Consortium receives first state grant

A newly formed training consortium organized by the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce and assisted by the WKU Center for Training and Development along with the Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority received its first grant from the Kentucky Bluegrass State Skills Program, the training arm for the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. Sara Bruner of Worldwide Technologies, President […]

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Forensic team members compete at Ohio, Illinois tournaments

WKU forensic team members traveled to Ohio and Illinois to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Feb. 24-26.  These four tournaments presented WKU team members with one of their last opportunities of the season to qualify events for the national tournaments in April. In Bowling Green, Ohio, WKU’s squad of eight placed second in […]

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Fourth Region tournament schedule

Weather delay: The Fourth Region girls’ semifinal games scheduled for Friday night have been postponed. The semifinal games will be played Saturday with the tournament championship on Sunday. WKU’s Diddle Arena is the site for the Fourth Region girls’ and boys’ basketball tournaments Feb. 27-March 6. Monday, Feb. 27: Girls’ first-round games — Todd County Central […]

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View from the Hill – Summer Scholarship Program

Summer school is going to be cheaper for more than seven hundred students at WKU this year.   In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows  how a new summer scholarship program will help lighten the financial load for students.

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Photos: Chinese Spring Festival

The Confucius Institute at WKU hosted a Chinese Spring Festival on Feb. 22 at Downing University Center. For additional photos from the event, visit the WKU Facebook page. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)

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WKU hosting Gamma Sigma Sigma leadership conference Feb. 25

One hundred members of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority will travel from three other states to participate in their regional Leadership Conference at WKU on Saturday (Feb. 25). Participants are expected to visit from Tennessee, Missouri and Ohio schools. The Beta Sigma Chapter at WKU will serve as a host to the group and […]

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Summer 2012 Karst Field Studies Program begins in June

The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute, through its Center for Cave and Karst Studies and in cooperation with the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning and WKU, will offer a series of courses in the Summer 2012 Karst Field Studies Program. Courses this summer will include: Exploration of Mammoth Cave, June 4-10 Techniques in […]

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