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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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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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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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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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Med Center Health, WKU expand affiliation with new sports medicine complex on campus

Building upon decades of partnership in academic programs to train clinicians to meet the growing demand for additional healthcare professionals, Med Center Health and WKU on Friday (Aug. 19) announced that the hospital will begin construction of the Med Center Health Sports Medicine Complex on WKU’s campus. The new facility will provide space for WKU’s […]

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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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The fall 2015 semester began Aug. 24.

WKU preparing for fall 2016 semester; classes begin Aug. 22

Classes for the fall 2016 semester at WKU begin Aug. 22. Here are some key events and reminders: Class of 2020 arrives Aug. 13-14 for M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan First-year students in WKU’s Class of 2020 will begin arriving Aug. 13 for M.A.S.T.E.R. (Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding) Plan activities. (Check out the list of […]

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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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3 to join WKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni during 2016 Homecoming

A beloved WKU athletic trainer and mentor, a retired Chief Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and a nationally recognized educator will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Bill “Doc E” Edwards, the Hon. Tom Emberton Sr. and Dr. Chester C. Travelstead will be inducted during WKU’s 2016 Homecoming celebration. The 25th […]

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WKU Libraries receives national recognition for PR, social media campaigns

WKU Libraries received the “Award for Excellence” in the Library Public Relations Materials and Social Media Campaign categories at the awards banquet for the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network (ALADN) conference held June 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts. The ALADN conference is an annual conference bringing together professionals from academic libraries across the United States […]

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Regents select firm to assist with presidential search

The WKU Board of Regents on Friday (April 22) chose the firm of Isaacson, Miller to assist in the search for a new president. Isaacson, Miller, with offices in Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., will help develop a qualified, diverse pool of applicants; recruit candidates; conduct reference checks and assist with screening candidates. WKU […]

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Parking and traffic advisory for April 23 events on campus

Here’s an advisory from WKU Parking and Transportation: The following events will increase traffic congestion and parking demand on WKU’s campus Saturday (April 23). Use caution if you will be on campus and allow extra time to reach your destination. Topper Orientation Program (TOP) in Downing Student Union all day. Parking in PS2. Kentucky Science […]

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