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In new book, retired WKU professor examines literature and photography in the South

Dr. Joseph R. Millichap, professor emeritus of English at WKU, celebrates and interprets the complementary artistic expressions of photography and literature in the South in his latest book, The Language of Vision: Photography and Southern Literature in the 1930s and After. Millichap, a former head of WKU’s Department of English who retired from full-time teaching […]

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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 Regents approve 2 new University Distinguished Professor appointments

The WKU Board of Regents today (July 22) approved two new appointments for University Distinguished Professor: Tom Richmond, professor of mathematics, and Betsy Shoenfelt, professor of psychological sciences. The University Distinguished Professorship program is designed to recognize faculty members who have served the University with distinction and have compiled an outstanding record of achievement in […]

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WKU faculty members to discuss book, present research at AEJMC conference

Dr. Victoria LaPoe and Dr. Ben LaPoe, faculty members in WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting, will be discussing their new book and presenting research next month at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s national conference. Indian Country: Telling a Story in a Digital Age will be published in February 2017 by […]

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WKU’s MPA Program earns reaccreditation for additional seven years

The Master of Public Administration Program in WKU’s Department of Political Science has earned reaccreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) for an additional seven years through Aug. 31, 2023. The accreditation involved the preparation of a self-study report which included a complete review of the MPA program during […]

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New scholarship program, lower tuition making WKU Dual Credit more accessible

Beginning this fall, college courses at WKU will be even more accessible for high school students. WKU Dual Credit has decreased tuition rates for all high school students, from $210 for three credit hours to $156 for three credit hours, and a new scholarship initiative announced by Gov. Matt Bevin provides a tuition scholarship providing […]

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Phi Delta Theta chapter at WKU receives 2015-16 Clark Jackson Award

The Phi Delta Theta chapter at WKU was recently recognized as the winner of the 2015-16 Clark Jackson Award, a distinction given to one of the Fraternity’s 180+ chapters across North America. The Clark Jackson Award recognizes the chapter that raises the most money through the Fraternity’s Iron Phi program. Created by Phi Delta Theta […]

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WKU Regents to meet July 21-22

The WKU Board of Regents will meet for a retreat on July 21 and conduct its third quarterly meeting on July 22. The retreat will begin at 9 a.m. in the Honors College/International Center. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2016/bor_retreat_material_7-21-16.pdf. The quarterly meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media […]

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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 http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/gradlist.php 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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Department head completes 10th around-the-world tour

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from his 10th circumnavigation of the planet, completing a three-week around-the-world tour of the South Pacific, Asia, Africa and Europe, covering about 32,000 miles, representing WKU and the American Geographical Society as part of a geographic […]

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Bike4Alz group riding into Bowling Green on July 6; community street fest July 7

The 2016 Bike4Alz team will be riding into Bowling Green on Wednesday afternoon (July 6) and will be participating in a community street fest on Thursday evening (July 7). The WKU fraternity members will be traveling from Hopkinsville to Bowling Green as part of their cross country bike ride to raise awareness and money for […]

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