Archive | January 24, 2013

Age Friendly Cities project continues with community conversations

A five-year community-based research project to make Bowling Green more age friendly will enter its next phase this spring with a series of community conversations. The project is part of the World Health Organization’s Age Friendly Cities and Communities Initiative. In 2012, Bowling Green became one of the first seven cities in the United States […]

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Where to find winter weather updates

Weather forecasts show the possibility of freezing rain or ice Thursday night or early Friday. Should weather conditions cause schedule changes at WKU, you can keep up with the latest information through several venues. Winter weather communication plan Schedule changes will be announced through emergency text message, campuswide emails, on the WKU website and social […]

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Grand opening of ‘The Commons at Cravens’ scheduled for Jan. 31

WKU Libraries is pleased to announce the opening of “The Commons at Cravens” located on the fourth floor of the Cravens Library at WKU’s main campus. The grand opening will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 31) with remarks at 4:30 p.m. by President Gary Ransdell, Provost Gordon Emslie, WKU student Mark Reeves and Dean […]

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56 WKU students receive new DELO scholarship award for study abroad

Fifty-six WKU students received a total of $17,100 in scholarship funds to participate in Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) courses during winter 2013. The funds were provided through a new scholarship award offered by WKU Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO). DELO and WKU Study Away created this award to encourage students to share how a study […]

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Civil War photo exhibit opens at WKU

Witness: Photographs of a Nation Divided, an exhibit presented by WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting and the History Department, opened Jan. 23 with a reception at Mass Media and Technology Hall atrium and gallery. Dr. David Lee, dean of WKU’s Potter College of Arts & Letters, was the keynote speaker for the exhibit opening. […]

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Unprecedented partnership creates Early College and Career Center

Hardin County Schools, WKU, Central Kentucky Community Foundation and Elizabethtown Community & Technical College are embarking on one of the most dynamic educational partnerships ever forged in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. At a special meeting of the Hardin County Board of Education on Thursday (Jan. 24), the board voted to accept a tract of land […]

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