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WKU Student Research Conference accepting submissions through Feb. 19

The 46th Annual WKU Student Research Conference is accepting student abstract submissions to present mentored research and creative works. Feb. 19 is the deadline for students to submit 200-word abstracts describing their scholarly activities. Students may submit work that falls into the following categories: oral papers, posters, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, performances and video. The conference […]

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Martha Graham Dance Company performed Feb. 3 as part of the Cultural Enhancement Series.

WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 1-5, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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23 WKU students to present research at 2016 Posters-at-the-Capitol

Twenty-three WKU students, including four from the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, will present their research at the 2016 Posters-at-the-Capitol event Feb. 25 in Frankfort. In its 15th year, Posters-at-the-Capitol helps to increase understanding of the important role undergraduate research plays in the education of students among those responsible for higher education […]

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Online-only Winter 2016 edition of WKU SPIRIT available

The WKU Alumni Association has released an online-only Winter 2016 edition of WKU SPIRIT magazine. According to Marc Archambault, WKU’s Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, this online-only edition will supplement the organization’s three regular print publications, which are sent each spring, summer and fall. “We are excited about this online-only edition, as it […]

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WKU to host Women Veterans Conference on April 30

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton will be the keynote speaker for the Western Kentucky Regional Women Veterans Conference on April 30 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. Hampton, a Bowling Green resident, served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years. She is a combat veteran of the Persian Gulf War who rose to the rank […]

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Office of Scholar Development hosting ‘Day of Workshops’ on Feb. 17

The Office of Scholar Development at WKU is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” on Feb. 17 to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for research, creative work and professional development. Held in the Honors College and International Center (HCIC), Room 2021, “Day of Workshops” provides an opportunity for students to quickly […]

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2 Gatton Academy students named Emperor Science Award winners

Two Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky students have been named winners of the inaugural Emperor Science Award. The Emperor Science Award program is an initiative designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in science, specifically cancer research and care, through a mentoring opportunity. The program is made possible by founding […]

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WKU’s TopSCHOLAR® passes 2 million download mark

WKU’s online repository, known as TopSCHOLAR®, passed the two million download mark on Jan. 20, 2016. The database houses the research and creative activity of WKU’s scholarly community of faculty, staff and students. As an open access repository, anyone can access and download the materials for free from anywhere in the world. “This is such […]

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WKU President Gary A. Ransdell to retire in 2017

At the WKU Board of Regents first quarterly meeting on Friday (Jan. 29), President Gary A. Ransdell announced his intention to retire in 2017.  His last day serving as President will be June 30, 2017, and following a brief sabbatical, he will officially retire from WKU Dec. 31, 2017. “After considerable thought, Julie and I […]

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From left: Dr. Martha M. Day, Dr. Lisa C. Duffin and student Courtney Inabnitt visited the Kennedy Space Center during a trip to the Clute Institute International Education Conference.

WKU research project recognized at international education conference

WKU student Courtney Inabnitt and Associate Professors Dr. Lisa C. Duffin and Dr. Martha M. Day presented their research at the Clute Institute International Education Conference Jan. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida. The presentation is part of Inabnitt’s undergraduate honors thesis project. Inabnitt, a senior from Nancy, will graduate from WKU this spring with degrees in […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — January 2016 edition

In case you missed it during WKU’s winter break or the January snowstorm, 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 […]

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Caleb B. Johnson, (left) a GSKyTeach graduate and a chemistry teacher at Southern High School in Louisville, and Dr. Martha M. Day, Associate Professor of Science Education and Executive Director of GSKyTeach, presented their research poster titled “From STEM to STEAM: Thermodynamics and the art of Japanese Swordsmithing” at the 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PAC CHEM™) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

WKU GSKyTeach research presented at international chemistry conference

Research from WKU’s GSKyTeach program was presented recently at the 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PAC CHEM™) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Caleb B. Johnson, a GSKyTeach graduate of the Master of Arts in Teaching program and a chemistry teacher at Southern High School in Louisville, and Dr. Martha M. Day, Associate Professor of […]

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