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WKU center receives $297,000 grant extension for Durbin Project

The WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES) has received a $297,000 grant extension over 18 months from the Kentucky Division of Water to support construction at the WKU-Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Durbin Project. The 14.3-acre site, located off Durbin Lane and West 12th Avenue directly across Glen Lily Road from the former L.C. […]

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42 WKU students earn national scholarships; Regents approve budget

WKU students continued to raise the bar in 2013-14 as a record 42 students earned recognition in national scholarship competitions. In a report Friday (June 27) to the University’s Board of Regents, Audra Jennings, Director of the Office of Scholar Development, said the awards had a combined value of more than $1 million and will […]

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Today@WKU: October 25, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for October 25, 2017. WKU News ‘Give Red, Give Life’: WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive Nov. 13-15: WKU and the surrounding communities can now schedule an appointment to give blood during the WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive competition from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. […]

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Today@WKU: September 13, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for September 13, 2017. WKU News Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning: Dr. Whitney Harper, assistant professor in the WKU Department of Social Work, is dedicated to guiding students on a path of higher learning. She taught at a community college for […]

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16 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Finalists

Sixteen Gatton Academy seniors learned this week they were selected as National Merit Finalists. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT® as juniors last year, meaning 27.6 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level. The 2016-2017 National […]

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4 Gatton Academy seniors recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates

Four Gatton Academy seniors learned recently they are candidates for the 2017 United States Presidential Scholars. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The 2017 candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholar from The […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 19-24, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Record number of Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit semifinalists

18 recognized in 2016 scholarship program Eighteen seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program, marking the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named […]

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Gatton Academy team advances to 2016 National Science Bowl

A team from The Gatton Academy won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl on Feb. 27.  The DOE National Science Bowl® (NSB) challenges students’ knowledge in all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy and math. With the win, the team will travel to the DOE’s National […]

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6 Gatton Academy seniors are candidates for 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Six Gatton Academy seniors learned recently they are candidates for the 2016 United States Presidential Scholars. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The 2016 candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars from The […]

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6 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Finalists

Six Gatton Academy seniors learned Wednesday (Feb. 17) they were selected as National Merit Finalists. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 79 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT®, meaning 10.3 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level. The 2015-2016 National Merit Finalists from […]

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7 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Seven seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 79 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight current Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT, meaning 12.1 percent of the students made the […]

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