Archive | June 26, 2012

WKU Storm Chasers document five tornado touchdowns during 2012 course

The May 2012 summer term was the third year that Dr. Josh Durkee’s Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class set out across the Great Plains, forecasting and verifying a wide variety of severe weather. As with previous years, the WKU group accomplished much success in their mission. This year Dr. Durkee, along with […]

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Mesonet adding Todd County site

The Kentucky Mesonet is expanding its weather and climate monitoring network to Todd County. The Mesonet’s 64th station will be installed this summer between Elkton and Trenton on a farm owned by Carl Jenkins. “We are extremely pleased to add a new station in Todd County as part of the Kentucky Mesonet,” said Dr. Stuart […]

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WKU students conducting research on black rhinos in South Africa

WKU biology students John Clark, a Bowling Green senior, and Rachel Beyke, an Indianapolis junior, are conducting research on black rhinos in South Africa for their Honors Capstone Experience/Thesis projects. Clark is creating an index of the vegetation rhinos prefer to eat and Beyke is exploring the effect humans have on where rhinos choose to […]

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Deadline approaches for ALIVE Center’s Community Partnerships grant program

Three times a year the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships distributes funding for projects that involve campus and community partnerships. The Center provided grants for four projects from the April deadline, and now encourages others to apply for the upcoming July 1 deadline. The Community Partnership Incentive Award funds can be utilized for service-learning, […]

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