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Richey to present program on book about Mose Rager

The Special Collections Department of WKU Libraries is hosting a program presented by Nancy Richey, associate professor in Library Special Collections, about her latest book Mose Rager: Kentucky’s Incomparable Guitar Master at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Kentucky Building at WKU. As part of the program, guitarist Robbie Jones will be featured and demonstrating […]

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Virginia professor to present Civil War lecture Oct. 13 at WKU

On April 9, 1865, the Civil War ended when General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, general in chief of the Union army. Most Americans are familiar with this significant historical event, but after the surrender Appomattox produced several different legacies, including vast differences between how Northerners and […]

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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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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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Millstone Labs to host Cyber Cop Boot Camp Training Sept. 23

Millstone Labs, LLC, a tenant in the WKU Small Business Accelerator, leads the fight against Online Child Exploitation. Every crime today leaves a “digital fingerprint” and with the proper training of what to look for more crimes will be solved and likely prevented. Millstone Labs is hosting a Cyber Cop Boot Camp Training from 9 […]

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Steve Forbes presented a lecture at WKU on Sept. 8.

WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 6-9, 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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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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