Archive | October, 2012

WKU student elected to ATMAE board

Nick Calkin of Bowling Green, a WKU student in the Master of Science in Engineering Technology Management (MSETM) program in the Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences, was elected Sept. 28 as the student representative to the Association for Technology Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). He is the third consecutive WKU student to serve on […]

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WKU honors 74 students from nine high schools in Owensboro area

WKU honored 74 students from nine Owensboro area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 29.42 and grade-point average of 3.87 and included 27 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and six National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were honored at a luncheon Oct. 30 at the RiverPark Center […]

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WKU group makes progress on projects to assist remote village in Belize

A WKU group led by Dr. Bernie Strenecky, Scholar-in-Residence in the Honors College and founder of The $100 Solution™, traveled to Belize in September to work in the remote village of Gales Point, Manatee, located near the eastern coast. The team also included Dr. Jason Polk, Associate Director of Science for the Hoffman Environmental Research […]

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New issue of outdoor recreation journal

The WKU Research Foundation, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and the Wilderness Education Association announce the publication of Volume 4(3) of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education, and leadership to […]

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WKU’s Google Street View footage goes live

WKU’s partnership with the Google Street View Program saw a major development Tuesday (Oct. 30) with Google’s release of comprehensive 360-degree imagery of WKU’s Bowling Green campus. The release comes as part of a major upgrade to Google’s Street View program worldwide, which has recently expanded to include college and university campuses.  WKU embarked on […]

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Hoffman Institute founding member of international karst research academy

This week the WKU Hoffman Environmental Research Institute achieved a major milestone by joining 14 universities and research institutes around the world as an invited founding member of the newly created International Academy of Karst Sciences. The Academy is a consortium of 15 research institutes from 12 countries in Europe, Asia and North America with […]

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Children’s Theatre Season continues with ‘Ama and the White Crane’

WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance continues its Children’s Theatre Season this weekend (Nov. 2-4) with a production of Ama and the White Crane. In this stylish retelling of a Japanese folktale, Ama and her White Crane must ascend Mount Sumeru in order to defeat the Demon with the Changeable Face. Along the way they […]

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Saudi Arabian educators visit WKU to study best practices in gifted education

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky was catapulted to the global stage earlier this year by Newsweek’s ranking as the nation’s top high school. This month, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education sent a delegation of 17 educators to Bowling Green to study best practices in the area of gifted education and […]

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Writing contest winners announced

Krystol Stinson, a WKU senior from Scottsville, is the winner of the 16thannual Jim Wayne Miller Fiction Contest at WKU. Winners and finalists were announced at the annual Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing on Oct. 21, which included a reading by Lexington author Ed McClanahan. Stinson, a double major in creative writing and history, […]

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Football parking, traffic information for WKU vs. MTSU on Thursday night

The 2012 WKU home football season continues Thursday night (Nov. 1) when the Hilltoppers host Middle Tennessee at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. with tailgating festivities beginning at 4:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU. (Check out a detailed tailgating map.) PREGAME ACTIVITIES: All gates to the stadium will […]

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WKU to observe Veterans Day with 5K run, other events and recognitions

WKU will honor U.S. military members and veterans with several events next week leading up to the Veterans Day ceremony and recognitions on Nov. 10. Hilltopper Battalion 5K run The Hilltopper Battalion will host its third annual 5K Formation Run on Nov. 9. Check-in begins at 6 a.m. with the run starting at 6:30 a.m. […]

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Forensics team wins at Marshall

WKU forensics team members traveled to Huntington, W.Va., and Rome, Ga., the weekend of Oct. 26-27 to take part in two tournaments. At Marshall University, the host site of this year’s National Forensic Association National Tournament in April, WKU was triple-crowned as overall team sweepstakes champion, champion in team individual events sweepstakes and champion in […]

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