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Today@WKU: August 23, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for August 23, 2017.

WKU News

  • WKU President Timothy C. Caboni participated in Topper Directions on Aug. 22.

    WKU Week in Photos Special Edition: Fall 2017 Semester Begins: Check out a special edition of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. Tuesday (Aug. 22) was the first full day of classes for the fall 2017 semester at WKU. President Timothy C. Caboni participated in the Topper Directions program and handed out WKU T-shirts as part of a “Presidential Swap-Out.”

  • Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal: Nine WKU undergraduate research students are authors on a manuscript published in the July issue of PLOS ONE, the world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal.

    Gary Beu

  • #PeopleofWKU: Gary Beu:  Gary Beu is the Cheese Plant Manager & Artisan Cheesemaker at the Hilltopper Creamery located at the Charles L. Taylor Agriculture Center at the WKU Farm.  The Hilltopper Creamery is part of the WKU Department of Agriculture.
  • WKU Admissions hosting events for prospective students & their families: WKU is taking its DiscoverWKU events across the United States this fall. Events are coming up Thursday in Paducah and next Tuesday in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU’s Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/

Follow WKU News: Subscribe to our daily email newsletter; follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WKUNews.

WKU Sports

  • WKU Volleyball held its Media Day on Aug. 22.

    Volleyball: 2017 WKU Media Day: Just three days out from the 2017 season-opener at Miami (OH) Best Western Sycamore Inn Invitational, WKU Volleyball head coach Travis Hudson and student-athletes Rachel Anderson, Alyssa Cavanaugh and Sydney Engle met with the media to preview the upcoming campaign.

More: For updates on WKU Athletics, follow @WKUSports on Twitter or WKU Athletics on Facebook.

WKU in the News

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Thursday, Aug. 24

Friday, Aug. 25

  • 3 p.m.: English Department Student Convocation. Faculty House. Contact English, (270) 745-3043.

Saturday, Aug. 26

  • High School Football: Citizens First Bowl. South Warren vs. Warren Central, 5 p.m.; Warren East vs. Greenwood, 8 p.m. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 8 a.m.: Head for the Hill, open house event. Downing Student Union. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
  • 8:30 a.m.: WKU Softball Elite All-Skills Clinic. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Softball, (270) 745-6269.

For upcoming events: Visit the What’s Happening at WKU page, Events@WKU page or WKU’s online events calendar

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