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WKU students, faculty, alumni attend 2015 GIS conference

WKU students, faculty and alumni were among more than 16,000 Geographic Information Systems professionals, educators and users from 130 countries who attended the world’s largest GIS conference July 20-24 in San Diego, California. The conference is hosted by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) for sharing and discussing the latest technologies and solutions in GIS. […]

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42 WKU students earn prestigious scholarships in 2014-15

WKU students continued to perform at a high level in the nation’s most prestigious scholarship competitions in 2014-15, according to a report presented Friday (July 24) to the Board of Regents. Of the more than 120 WKU students who applied, 42 earned recognition and earned more than $577,500 in funding, with a few students waiting […]

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Michelle Elkins named director of WKU’s Kelly Autism Program

Michelle Elkins, M.S., SLP-CCC, a 1994 graduate of WKU, has been named as director of the Kelly Autism Program (KAP) at the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU. Elkins, a speech-language pathologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field, is currently a supervisor in the Communication Disorders Clinic in the Department […]

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ICYMI: News from Around Campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some recent 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) WKU Libraries Collections […]

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Minter gift supports Lavender Recognition Ceremony at WKU

A gift from a longtime faculty member and her husband has created an endowment to support an annual Lavender Recognition Ceremony at WKU. Dr. Patricia Minter and Michael Minter established the Lavender Graduation Endowment to provide funding for an annual ceremony to honor graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students and to acknowledge their […]

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WKU faculty, students, alumni working on summer film project

‘Woodshed’ will feature Matt Long and Derek Wilson Several WKU faculty, students and alumni are working on a short film this summer. “Woodshed” is written and directed by Professor Travis Newton (School of Journalism & Broadcasting) and produced by Dr. Dawn Hall (School of University Studies). Dr. Ted Hovet (Department of English) is the associate […]

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WKU Spring 2015 Graduates List

The WKU Spring 2015 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 http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/gradlist.php Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) […]

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3 to join WKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni during 2015 Homecoming

A distinguished national journalist, an internationally recognized pioneer in engineering and a nationally accomplished golfing instructor will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Thomas A. George III, Naomi J. McAfee and Nancy L. Quarcelino will be inducted during WKU’s 2015 Homecoming celebration. The 24th class of noted alumni will be inducted during a […]

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Higdon, Dennison, Harris to lead WKU Board of Regents

Frederick A. Higdon of Lebanon was today (June 26) elected chair of the WKU Board of Regents. Dr. Melissa B. Dennison of Glasgow was elected vice chair and Cynthia Harris of Louisville was elected secretary. Higdon is a Commissioner with Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control. He is also partner in Spragens & Higdon, PSC law firm […]

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WKU PBS earns record 7 Ohio Valley Emmy Award nominations

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, has been nominated for seven awards in six different categories for the 51st Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards. Recipients will be announced during a July 25 ceremony at Keeneland in Lexington. WKU’s public broadcasting service has been nominated in each of the past 12 years, receiving the award 17 […]

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Archambault named Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations

Marc Archambault, a veteran higher education administrator and advancement officer, has been named WKU’s Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations and President of the WKU Foundation. Archambault, currently Vice President of Development and Alumni at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, and CEO of the UVU Foundation, will join WKU on Aug. 17. “We […]

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Two May 2015 WKU graduates will begin MD/PhD programs this fall

Among 28 former WKU students who will begin medical school this fall, May 2015 graduates Hannah Pennington and Brandon Farmer will begin extremely competitive MD/PhD programs. Pennington, a Biology and Chemistry double major and Mathematics minor from Union, was accepted at multiple MD/PhD programs, but elected the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University […]

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