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‘Game of Thrones’ language creator to present 2017 Hatcher Lecture on April 13

David J. Peterson, the full-time conlanger (language creator) for HBO’s Game of Thrones, will visit WKU on April 13 as the 2016-2017 Paul G. and Ernestine G. Hatcher Lecturer. Peterson’s lecture, Living Language: Conlang and the Power of Language, will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Downing Student Union Auditorium. Admission is free and open to […]

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President Gary A. Ransdell’s response to University Senate resolutions

The following was sent today to Dr. Kate Hudepohl, chair of the WKU University Senate, in response to the University Senate resolutions related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and sanctuary campus designation. February 21, 2017 MEMORANDUM TO:                  Dr. Kate Hudepohl, Chair University Senate FROM:           Gary A. Ransdell SUBJECT:      University Senate Resolution on […]

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WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of top Fulbright producers

With 8 student grantees, WKU again among top master’s institutions WKU is tied for second in the list of top Fulbright-producing master’s degree-granting institutions. WKU had eight Fulbright grantees in 2016-17, making it the only public master’s institution in the top three. WKU tied with Loyola Marymount University while Villanova University ranks first with 11 […]

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Global UGRAD-Pakistan student joins Hilltopper family

WKU once again qualifies as a host institution welcoming Rida Fatima as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program. This year is WKU’s second year hosting a student from the Global UGRAD-Pakistan program. The semester-long program matches students across Pakistan with universities best fitting the needs and interest of participants. As […]

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Posters-at-the-Capitol was held Feb. 25 in Frankfort.

38 WKU students to present research March 2 at 2017 Posters-at-the-Capitol

Thirty-eight WKU students, including 11 from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, will present their research at the 2017 Posters-at-the-Capitol event March 2 in Frankfort. In its 16th year, Posters-at-the-Capitol is a showcase of more than 100 scholarly, research and creative projects led by undergraduate students from the state-funded universities in the […]

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Lost River Sessions Live was presented Feb. 16 at the Capitol Arts Center.

WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 13-17, 2017

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

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WKU Fall 2016 Graduates List

The WKU Fall 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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WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 6-10, 2017

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

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Scholar Development hosting ‘Fellowships in :15’ on Feb. 14

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) is hosting “Fellowships in :15” on Tuesday (Feb. 14) to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities to fund study abroad, research, creative work and professional development. Held in the Honors College and International Center (HCIC) Multi-purpose Room (1011), “Fellowships in :15” provides an opportunity for […]

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Grant supports WKU research on human-elephant conflict in agricultural region of Kenya

Dr. Bruce A. Schulte, head of WKU’s Department of Biology, and his research collaborators have been awarded a grant from the International Elephant Foundation (IEF) for a study of human-elephant conflict (HEC) in an agricultural region of Kenya. The research for “HEC Abatement: Deterrents, ecological correlates, and climate smart agriculture practices” will be conducted in […]

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Ransdell to become president and CEO of Semester at Sea

This morning (Feb. 8) the Institute for Shipboard Education, parent organization to the Semester At Sea program, announced that Dr. Gary A. Ransdell will become president and CEO of Semester at Sea on Jan. 1, 2018 (see announcement below).  Dr. Ransdell issued the following statement: “While Julie and I are 100 percent focused on all […]

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Fall 2016 Dean’s/President’s List

The Fall 2016 Dean’s and President’s List is available online. These lists are open to undergraduate students who have at least 12 hours of coursework for the semester with no incomplete grades. Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 on a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have […]

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