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Members of WKU's Class of 2020 participated in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Aug. 14-18.

WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 14-19, 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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WKU achieves record success in national scholarships

Of all-time high 136 students and recent graduates who applied, 70 earned recognition and received more than $465,000 in 2015-16 WKU students and recent graduates achieved record success in multiple national scholarship competitions in the 2015-16 academic year. Of the all-time high 136 students and alumni who applied, 70 earned recognition, winning more than $465,000 […]

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‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go! A Ransdell Story’ theme for Homecoming 2016 at WKU

Alumni and friends will celebrate “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! A Ransdell Story” for WKU’s Homecoming 2016. “Homecoming will be bittersweet as it is President and Mrs. Ransdell’s final Homecoming as President and First Lady of WKU,” said Ginny Hensley, director of Alumni Programming.  “The committee chose a theme that would celebrate their tenure at […]

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WKU dedicates State Farm Courtyard adjacent to Augenstein Alumni Center

WKU today (Aug. 11) dedicated the State Farm Courtyard, located adjacent to the Augenstein Alumni Center. According to Marc Archambault, WKU’s Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the State Farm Courtyard is a part of the overall Alumni Square Plaza, which is supported by the WKU Foundation and includes the new Chili’s Grill & […]

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WKU PBS 2016 Emmy group shot

WKU PBS enjoys trifecta of honors at Ohio Valley Emmy Awards

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, had an impressive showing at 52nd Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards with a trifecta of honors during an Aug. 6 ceremony in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Darius Barati, a 2007 WKU graduate, was recognized for his work in the craft category of lighting for Lost River Sessions.  This was the second […]

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WKU announces record $23.1 million in annual gift receipts

WKU raised $23.1 million in private gifts during fiscal year 2015-2016 — the highest annual total in the University’s history. Marc Archambault, WKU’s Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, said the $23.1 million total is a 22 percent increase over the University’s previous record of $18.9 million, and it includes gifts from more than […]

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WKU graduate plays dual roles in new show ‘McCready’

In the highly competitive field of acting, having a special skill or knowledge can give you an edge over the competition. Just ask Rob Anderson, a 2008 WKU Department of Theatre and Dance graduate from Fort Mitchell. Anderson, known professionally as Robert Hardin, credits his love of baseball and “being a big fan of ‘The Rocket’ […]

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Spring on the WKU campus

ICYMI: News Around Campus — July 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some July 2016 news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed; to connect […]

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WKU research project uses snowflakes to answer ‘What is Beauty?’

What is beauty? It’s a question that philosophers, poets, playwrights and the public have debated for centuries. And it’s a question that Olivia Adkins, a WKU graduate student from Morehead, and Dr. Farley Norman, University Distinguished Professor of Psychological Sciences, have tried to answer in research published online today (July 25) in the journal Perception […]

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WKU Spring 2016 Graduates List

The WKU Spring 2016 Graduates List is available online. The list includes names and hometowns as listed by the students and the degree received. Bowling Green/Warren County students Other Kentucky students; U.S. students; international students Within each category, students are listed in ZIP Code order. To view the lists, visit Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) […]

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The sun rises over rolling hills as cows graze as seen from Owenton Road just 5 miles outside of downtown Frankfort.

Paducah selected as site for 2016 Mountain Workshops

WKU photojournalism has hosted program for 41 years As Brittany Greeson, a WKU photojournalism student who was taking a break from school and interning at the Flint Journal, arrived at the 2015 edition of the Mountain Workshops in Frankfort, she said that the feeling of failure was on her mind. The pressure to perform at […]

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Chili's will celebrate its grand opening at 10 a.m. July 11.

Chili’s near WKU campus to celebrate grand opening July 11

Chili’s® Grill & Bar has fired up the grill and opened its doors near WKU in Bowling Green. Chili’s will celebrate its grand opening at 10 a.m. Monday (July 11). Operated by Aramark Higher Education, this is the first Chili’s location in Bowling Green and has opened to much excitement. Chili’s Grill & Bar is located between […]

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