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Today@WKU: November 27, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for November 27, 2017.

WKU News

  • Beta Alpha Psi Earns Superior Chapter Honors: WKU’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been recognized as a Superior Chapter by the international honor society. For its efforts, the chapter will receive an award of $500 from the KPMG Foundation.
  • Former Police Officer Speaks to Entrepreneurship Students: Michael Lemon shared how he built a business based on his career as a detective with the Bowling Green Police Department with WKU students on Nov. 14 as part of the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  • 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/

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WKU Sports

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

WKU in the News

  • The Hidden Science Beneath Kentucky: Did you know that Kentucky has more than 5,000 caves? In fact, the home of bourbon and horse racing is also home to the world’s longest cave system. But these caves aren’t just great opportunities for exploration—they are portals into our geologic past. This November, the Science Friday team went on the road to Louisville, Kentucky, and it rocked (both figuratively and literally). When WKU cave scientist Jason Polk, graduate student Fernando Hernandez, and graduate student James Shelley invited the team to visit Crumps Cave, a research cave in southern Kentucky, we jumped at the chance.
  • WKU’s bowl chances bleak, but not dead with one week left: WKU did itself no favors. Now it will be on pins and needles over the weekend. A 41-17 loss at FIU means WKU will be one of several programs hoping a bowl committee somewhere out there picks up the phone this week and chooses to invite them out for a 13th game.

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Monday, Nov. 27

  • 6 p.m.: Performance: String Quintet. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Next Stage Series: Revusicals. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Free admission. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Wednesday, Nov. 29

  • 2 p.m.: Ribbon Cutting for Center for Environmental and Workplace Health. Center for Research and Development, 2413 Nashville Road. Contact College of Health and Human Services, (270) 745-2425.
  • 7 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.

Thursday, Nov. 30

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

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