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KET, WKU to host preview of ‘The Hilltoppers’ on Oct. 10

During the 1950s, an unassuming quartet from Bowling Green made the astonishing rise from college singers to national fame – culminating in 21 songs on the Top 40 charts. The Hilltoppers’ path to stardom is the subject of a new KET documentary premiering Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on KET and Oct. […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Vanderbilt on Sept. 24

WKU (2-1) hosts its first-ever Southeastern Conference opponent in Bowling Green on Saturday (Sept. 24) when Vanderbilt (1-2) visits Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.; the game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network with radio broadcast on the Hilltopper/IMG Sports Network. More: WKU Game Notes; Vanderbilt Game Notes Due […]

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Give Red, Give Life in WKU vs. MTSU blood drive Oct. 10-12

Members of the WKU campus and surrounding community are invited to participate in the Give Red, Give Life WKU vs. MTSU blood drive benefiting the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at WKU’s Preston Health and Activities Center. The blood drive is a competitive way in which supporters can help […]

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9 new members elected to WKU Alumni Association Board

The WKU Alumni Association recently elected nine new board members for 2016-2017. The following new members will serve for three-year terms, which began in July: Dr. John A. Carter of Smyrna, Tennessee, a 1988 alumnus, is a retired Sergeant with the Chattanooga Police Department and a current teacher and coach with Williamson County Schools. Amy […]

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WKU opened the 2016 football season with a 46-14 win over Rice on Sept. 1.

WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2016

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

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — August 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some August 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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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. Rice on Sept. 1

Ahead of Thursday night’s WKU Football season opener against Rice at 7 (CT) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, WKU Athletics has announced its gameday plans and logistics, as well as improved food and family fun options for the entire 2016 season. The first 2,500 fans into the stadium on Thursday (Sept. 1) will receive a […]

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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 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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