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Scenes from WKU Fly Fishing course in Montana.

WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 19-24, 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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EVENT POSTPONED: Samsung senior vice president to visit WKU Sept. 28-29

EVENT POSTPONED: Dr. Dochul Choi, Samsung’s senior vice president for Technology, has postponed his visit to WKU this week. Dr. Farhad Ashrafzadeh is working with Dr. Choi on a new date for his visit and his presentations at WKU. —————————————————————————– Dr. Dochul Choi, Samsung’s senior vice president for Technology, and a team of Samsung representatives […]

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WKU hosts international landscape conference

Cultural Geographer Dr. Peggy Gripshover, associate professor in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, led a walking tour of downtown Bowling Green as part of the International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture’s (ISLPMC) annual conference, held Sept. 14-17 at WKU. The conference was organized by Dr. Katie Algeo, WKU geography professor, who also […]

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"Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky’s White Oak Basket Tradition" opened Sept. 16 at the Kentucky Museum.

WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 12-16, 2016

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

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2016-17 theatre season opens with ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance 2016-17 Mainstage season will present a year of entertainment ranging from classic to contemporary. The season begins this month with the romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, directed by Dr. David Young. Shakespeare’s most popular comedy has it all: bumbling cops, conniving bad guys, young […]

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Record number of Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit semifinalists

18 recognized in 2016 scholarship program Eighteen seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program, marking the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named […]

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WKU Global Brigades Chapter supports international reach

Students at WKU are showing their support of the university’s goal of international reach through Global Brigades, a new organization focused on the advancement of Latin American and African countries. WKU started its first Global Brigades Chapter in the early spring of 2016, and six months later the group has already participated in its Brigade. […]

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South Korean Film Festival begins Sept. 19 at WKU

WKU’s Office of International Programs, Gender and Women’s Studies Program and the Department of English will present a South Korean Film Festival as part of the International Year of South Korea. The film festival, which begins Sept. 19, will feature smaller art house films and big budget blockbusters and will showcase the Hallyu Wave, a […]

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German-based company supports scholarship fund & WKU’s international reach

BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL LP helps establish Armbrust/McGee German Culture & Work Scholarship Fund BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL LP has provided funds to establish the Armbrust/McGee German Culture & Work Experience Scholarship Fund within the College Heights Foundation at WKU. BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL LP, located at the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green, is a […]

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Far Away Places series begins with ‘Exploring New Zealand’

The 2016-17 Far Away Places speaker series kicks off with “Exploring New Zealand” by Clinton Lewis, WKU University Photographer, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Lewis will be discussing his recent visit that was part of a 17-day trip to New Zealand, led by Dr. Raymond […]

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Scholar Development hosting ‘Fellowships in 15’ on Sept. 13

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) is hosting “Fellowships in 15” on Sept. 13 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 students […]

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A group from WKU recently visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory. From left: Dr. Cate Webb, Dr. Cheryl Davis, Dr. Cheryl Stevens, Dr. David Lee and Dr. Michael Carini.

WKU signs joint faculty agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Scientists at WKU and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) can have appointments to both institutions thanks to a joint faculty agreement. The agreement between WKU and UT-Battelle, which manages ORNL for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, will provide new opportunities for research for faculty, said Dr. Cheryl Davis, Interim Associate Provost for […]

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