Archive | May 30, 2012

Follow the WKU storm chasers

Eight meteorology students in Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course are continuing their storm chasing class to forecast, analyze and document severe convective storms across the Great Plains. For the past two days, the students have been in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In addition to storms, they’ve seen storm […]

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WKU fourth overall in 52nd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has finished fourth in the Overall Intercollegiate Championship in the 52nd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. WKU has ranked among the top eight nationally for 19 consecutive years and won the overall title in 2005, 2001 and 2000. Often called the “Pulitzers of College Journalism,” the Hearst program holds […]

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WKU team wins state CPA competition

A team of students from WKU’s Department of Accounting recently won the Promote and Encourage Accounting in Kentucky (PEAK) Competition, sponsored by the Kentucky Society of CPAs. The PEAK Competition uses a quiz-show format in which participants answer tough questions from the Uniform CPA Exam. “It’s a cool event and takes a lot of prep […]

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‘Gunsmith of Williamsburg’ to be viewed June 6 at WKU workshop

As part of the 31st annual NMLRA Gunsmithing Workshop and Seminar at WKU, the public is invited to a viewing of “The Gunsmith of Williamsburg” on June 6. Gunsmith Wallace Gusler, who is featured in the film, will introduce the documentary about the making of an early American flintlock rifle. The presentation will begin at […]

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