Archive | November 1, 2012

Department of Theatre and Dance will present ‘Urinetown’ Nov. 8-13

WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present Urinetown, an uproarious musical of greed, corruption and love, set in a future after a 20-year drought. A single malevolent company profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. Amid the chaos a hero rises to lead the revolution! This “Un-musical” directed by Professor […]

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WKU, Confucius Institute welcome group from NCEPU for board meeting

WKU President Gary Ransdell and the Confucius Institute hosted five delegates from the CI’s sister university, North China Electric Power University, for the second annual executive board meeting on Oct. 28-29. More than a year ago, the Confucius Institute created an executive board that consisted of Dr. Ransdell; Dr. Wei-Ping Pan, director of the Confucius […]

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WKU Sisterhood awards funding to two projects

For the first time, members of the WKU Sisterhood have awarded funding to two projects. Project C.L.A.S.S. (Creating Leaders and Shaping Sisters) and Lifetime Experience Grants received $20,000 each from the WKU Sisterhood at the group’s meeting on Oct. 23. The goal of the Project C.L.A.S.S. initiative is to increase retention and graduation rates of […]

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WKU students attending Habitat for Humanity Youth Leadership Conference

Nine members of the WKU Campus Chapter will be attending the Habitat for Humanity National Youth Leadership Conference this weekend (Nov. 2-4) in Peachtree City, Ga. Three students and faculty advisor Bryan Reaka will make presentations for conference participants. Reaka and Jeffry Edwards will present a session on “New Leaders: What does it take to […]

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WKU students receive awards at 2012 Kentucky Academy of Science meeting

Nearly 80 research projects by WKU students and faculty members were presented recently at 98th annual Kentucky Academy of Science meeting. Twenty WKU undergraduate and graduate students received awards for their oral and poster presentations during the Oct. 19-20 meeting in Richmond. (More: The 2012 program is available online.) Dr. Nancy Rice, associate professor of […]

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