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WKU wins Hearst program’s photojournalism competition

WKU’s School of Journalism and Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Award Program’s Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the 23rd time in the past 28 years. WKU student Srijita Chattopadhyay won the Photojournalism Picture Story/Series Competition in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program and qualified for the semifinal round of judging in April.  Lydia Schweickart  finished […]

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Vic Richey to present 2017 Hays Watkins Lecture on March 31

Vic Richey, Chairman, CEO and President of ESCO Technologies, Inc., a St. Louis-based technology company with subsidiaries operating throughout the United States and around the world, is coming to WKU on March 31 as the Gordon Ford College of Business’ 2017 Hays Watkins Visiting CEO. Richey, who received his undergraduate degree from WKU, will present […]

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Gabbi Doolin Memorial Scholarship Fund established

The memory of Gabbi Doolin—a second-grade student at the Allen County Primary Center when her life was taken on November 14, 2015—will live on forever through the establishment of the Gabbi Doolin Memorial Scholarship Fund. The announcement of the fund — administered through the College Heights Foundation at WKU — was made Thursday (March 23) […]

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View from the Hill – Student Research Conference Preview

Hundreds of WKU students engaged in research get a chance to show off their findings at the 47th annual Student Research  Conference on Saturday (March 25). Amy Bingham has a preview of some of the unique topics in this week’s View from the Hill.     

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Biology graduate publishes research on perception of elephant impact on ecosystem

WKU biology graduate Adam Edge of Shepherdsville is the lead author of a paper titled “Examining Human Perception of Elephants and Large Trees for Insights into Conservation of an African Savanna Ecosystem” that has been published in the journal Human Dimensions of Wildlife. Edge, who was a student in the Honors College at WKU and […]

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WKU to celebrate 2nd annual Fulbright Week April 3-7

WKU will celebrate the second annual Fulbright Week April 3-7 with events for prospective students and faculty. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program seeking to increase mutual understanding between Americans and the people of other countries. Established in 1946 by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright and sponsored by the U.S. […]

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WKU PBS engineer selected for national project

Jordan Basham, Special Projects Engineer for WKU PBS, is among 25 digital professionals from PBS member stations to become Digital Immersion Partners. The Digital Immersion Project, developed by PBS Digital & Marketing with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is a unique opportunity that mixes in-depth training, hands-on workshops and collaborative mentorship to improve […]

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Sexual Assault Prevention Month events begin March 27

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and WKU Counseling and Testing and Hope Harbor, Inc., are leading efforts to raise awareness for prevention resources in the Bowling Green/Warren County area during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. In addition to the services offered throughout the week by both […]

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Press freedom subject of 2017 Gaines Family Lecture Series

Joel Simon, executive director of the international nonprofit Committee to Protect Journalists, will speak at WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting at 7 p.m. April 3 in Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Simon will deliver the 13th annual John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series, which has hosted lectures by professional journalists at WKU since […]

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WKU geology team advances to international finals in Imperial Barrel Award contest

A team of WKU geology students won the 2017 Eastern Regional in the prestigious Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) program and is one of 12 universities that advanced to the international finals April 1 in Houston. The event, organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, is an annual global competition to advance the science of […]

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WKU Learn and Earn teams with Caverna for academy program

WKU Learn and Earn is pleased to announce that it is working with Caverna Independent Schools to provide more WKU scholarship opportunities for Caverna High School seniors and community members while also meeting the growing workforce needs within the region. The WKU Learn and Earn program partners with area companies and businesses to employ both […]

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2017 Faculty Awards Reception April 12

The 2017 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 12 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service, Student Advisement and Part-Time Teaching. The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for awards this year. They […]

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