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ICYMI: News Around Campus — April 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some April 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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2 WKU faculty members receive Fulbright Program awards

Two faculty members in WKU’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences have received grants from the Fulbright Program. Dr. Kristin Wilson, associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration, Leadership and Research, has received a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa. Dr. Kay Gandy, professor in the School of Teacher Education, has received […]

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A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted April 25 to officially open the Alltech brewery located at WKU's Center for Research and Development. (WKU photo by Bryan Lemon)

Alltech, WKU establish operating brewery to support innovative program

Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. is partnering with WKU to bring the largest production-level brewing system to a university campus in the United States. The fully operational brewery will help support new undergraduate and graduate certificates in Brewing and Distilling Arts and Sciences, set to begin this summer. The brewery consists of a brewhouse, […]

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Members of WKU community touched by earthquake in Ecuador

WKU is touched by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16. The country has not experienced a disaster of this magnitude in over seven decades. This earthquake has already taken more than 500 lives and injured thousands, with thousands more unaccounted for. According to reliefweb, approximately 2,000 buildings and 280 schools have […]

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WKU's 10th annual Earth Day Festival was held April 22.

WKU Week in Photos: April 16-23, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis, Bryan Lemon and Bob Skipper of WKU Public Affairs.

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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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WKU preparing for 2016-17 International Year of South Korea

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP), in collaboration with faculty, staff and units across campus, is preparing for the 2016-17 International Year of South Korea. South Korea will replace South Africa as WKU’s country of focus during the coming academic year. The 2016-17 International Year of South Korea marks the third yearlong country celebration for […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 11-15, 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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2 WKU students named Freeman-ASIA Scholars

Two WKU students will study abroad this summer with support from the Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) scholarship program. Mary “Kate” Hart of Princeton and Salvador Hernandez of Nashville, Tennessee, were awarded scholarships of up to $3,000 to advance their Chinese language studies abroad. Both are members of the Chinese Flagship Program, an […]

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Music professor leads judging panel for international clarinet competition

WKU Music Professor John Cipolla recently served as president of the jury judging panel for an international clarinet competition in Teplice, Czech Republic. More than 80 competitors from about a dozen countries in Europe and Asia participated in the event. The jury panel, which evaluated performers who competed for various prizes, included international clarinet soloists […]

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View from the Hill – Navy Admiral returns to his alma mater to say thank you

A WKU Alum who serves as Deputy Surgeon General in the U.S. Navy returns to his alma mater to say thank you. Amy Bingham caught up with Rear Admiral Terry Moulton in this week’s View from the Hill. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)  

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4 Gatton Academy students receive State Department language scholarships

Four students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have received nationally competitive scholarships for immersive, critical-language study this summer in China, Moldova and Morocco. The recipients of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships are Megan Brown of Campbellsville, Corey Goodwin of Cadiz, Logan Nofsinger […]

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