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KET, WKU to host preview of ‘The Hilltoppers’ on Oct. 10

During the 1950s, an unassuming quartet from Bowling Green made the astonishing rise from college singers to national fame – culminating in 21 songs on the Top 40 charts. The Hilltoppers’ path to stardom is the subject of a new KET documentary premiering Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on KET and Oct. […]

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2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report

The 2016 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2015, this report also details policies about the police department and how to report fires and crimes to the police. This report also provides information from the Department of Environment, Health and […]

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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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WKU Forensics Team captures titles at Southern Mississippi

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to take part in two tournaments co-hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University the weekend of Sept. 24-25. The team captured the team sweepstakes championships of both tournaments, walking away with a total of 18 individual event championships, out of a possible 22. […]

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WKU to honor high school scholars at recognition events

WKU will honor top scholars from area high schools for their academic achievements. Here’s the 2016 schedule of recognition events: Oct. 11: Northern Kentucky Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at Receptions, 1379 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger. Oct. 13: Elizabethtown Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at Hardin County Schools Early College […]

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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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Domestic Violence Awareness Month event Sept. 26 at WKU

October is designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Monday (Sept. 26), President Gary A. Ransdell, joined by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, will proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at WKU. The proclamation signing will take place at 2 p.m. on the first floor of Downing Student Union. Plan to attend this […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Vanderbilt on Sept. 24

WKU (2-1) hosts its first-ever Southeastern Conference opponent in Bowling Green on Saturday (Sept. 24) when Vanderbilt (1-2) visits Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.; the game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network with radio broadcast on the Hilltopper/IMG Sports Network. More: WKU Game Notes; Vanderbilt Game Notes Due […]

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WKU Forensics Team opens 2016-17 season as tournament host

The WKU Forensics Team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Fall Forensic Tournament on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 16-18. Combining four tournaments in one weekend, the event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, hosting 22 schools from California to Pennsylvania, including the University of Alabama, University of […]

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Give Red, Give Life in WKU vs. MTSU blood drive Oct. 10-12

Members of the WKU campus and surrounding community are invited to participate in the Give Red, Give Life WKU vs. MTSU blood drive benefiting the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at WKU’s Preston Health and Activities Center. The blood drive is a competitive way in which supporters can help […]

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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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