Archive | March 26, 2012

WKU wins 4th consecutive Hearst photojournalism title; 20th in 23 years

For the fourth consecutive year and 20th time in 23 years, WKU has won the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition. WKU senior Armando Sanchez of Clovis, Calif., finished fourth in the Picture Story/Series Competition and received a $1,000 award. Sanchez also qualified for the semifinal round of judging in May. WKU senior Jared […]

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‘Hats Off To Women’ awards March 29

March is National Women’s History Month and a perfect time to celebrate the achievements of women at WKU and the Bowling Green community. The Office of Diversity Programs is the sponsor of Thursday’s annual “Hats Off To Women” luncheon to honor women and their accomplishments. This year’s honorees include Dr. Lisa Murley, Dr. Lynne Holland, […]

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Passport Day at WKU a success

Officials with the United States Postal Service and WKU are pleased with last week’s Passport Day activities, which included the processing of 44 applications. The event, sponsored by the Study Abroad and Global Learning Office at WKU, resulted in 35 first-time applications with 34 passport photos and nine renewal applications. Debbie Harper, passport acceptance agent […]

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Kentucky Nanotechnology Symposium March 30-31 at WKU’s South Campus

WKU’s NOVA Center and the Kentucky EPSCoR and NanoNet programs will host the first Kentucky Nanotechnology Symposium. The two-day conference will be held Friday and Saturday (March 30-31) at the Knicely Conference Center at WKU’s South Campus. The conference program and presentations will begin at 8 a.m. both days. The symposium is open to all […]

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WKU presents awards at 42nd annual Student Research Conference

With 269 presentations, the 42nd annual WKU Student Research Conference was the biggest in the event’s history as Saturday’s event at Gary A. Ransdell Hall featured 146 papers, 111 posters/exhibits, six performances/videos and six spotlight presentations. A total of 184 undergraduate students and 85 graduate students were primary authors this year, and an additional 151 […]

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Awards presented at WKU’s 32nd annual Mark of Excellence competition

WKU’s Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the School of Journalism & Broadcasting hosted the 32nd annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony March 23 at the Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. More than 100 Kentucky high school journalists from 11 high schools attended the event. Award-winning photojournalist Nathan […]

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SGA offers Study Away scholarships

WKU students taking a Study Away course this summer are encouraged to apply for a $100 scholarship offered through the Student Government Association (SGA). The scholarships will be awarded to five WKU students planning to take a summer 2012 Study Away course. Applications must be submitted online by 4 p.m. (CDT) April 23. The Study […]

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Groups to host Real Meal picnic April 19

WKU AID (Americans for Informed Democracy) and GreenToppers will host a Real Meal picnic at 5:30 p.m. April 19 at the Downing University Center Courtyard. The picnic is free and open to the public and will feature fair trade products as well as locally and sustainably produced food. The menu will center on what community […]

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Study Abroad Symposium March 31

WKU’s International Education Council will host Kentucky’s first statewide Study Abroad Symposium on Saturday (March 31) at the Knicely Conference Center. Faculty and students from 11 institutions will come WKU’s South Campus to present on various topics regarding study abroad and how the role of international academic experiences enhances student learning. The symposium will begin […]

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