Archive | March 21, 2012

2nd annual ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ raises $1,000 for Hope Harbor

WKU’s Interfraternity Council hosted the second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event, the international men’s march to raise awareness for rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Proceeds benefited Hope Harbor Inc., a sexual trauma recovery center, in Bowling Green. WKU male students signed on to walk a mile in high heeled shoes around […]

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Photojournalism graduates first, third in Hearst multimedia competition

WKU photojournalism graduates finished first and third in the latest multimedia competition in the 52nd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Delayna Earley, a May 2011 graduate from Orange, Va., won the news category with her multimedia piece titled Grassroots published in the Common Wealth. She received a $2,600 award. Jeff Sainlar, a May 2011 graduate […]

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As part of WKU exchange program, Swedish teachers visit Mammoth Cave

Two student teachers from Sweden recently visited Mammoth Cave National Park as part of an international student teaching exchange program through WKU. Natalie Sezgin and Kristina Tengelin, both students at Linköping University, participated in an overnight environmental education workshop at Mammoth Cave. Sezgin and Tengelin joined eight WKU students for the workshop led by Dr. […]

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39th annual History Contest March 30

More than 600 middle and high school students from Kentucky and Tennessee will participate in WKU’s 39th annual History Contest on March 30. The contest, sponsored by WKU’s Department of History, will begin at 8 a.m. and will take place at Downing University Center and Diddle Arena’s auxiliary gyms. The awards ceremony will begin at […]

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Student’s portrait of journalist Anthony Shadid attracts attention of his widow

When Ebony Marshman heard about the death of foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid in February through Twitter, she was surprised how moved she was at the news. Marshman, a senior visual arts student at WKU and Central Hardin High School graduate, decided to paint a watercolor portrait of Shadid. “I remember this time last year he […]

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