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WKU staff members thanked for furthering international reach

More than 45 staff members representing nearly 30 units and departments were thanked for furthering WKU’s international reach at the annual Staff Thank You Luncheon. The March 19 luncheon, organized by the Offices of Study Abroad & Global Learning and International Programs, was an opportunity to acknowledge the critical role many staff members across campus […]

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WKU to host ‘Kentucky Strings’ bluegrass festival on April 16

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Folklife Program will present Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass Music & Beyond on April 16 at Downing Student Union South Lawn. The outdoor concert series will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and feature various bluegrass bands performing throughout the day. The event is free for the campus and community. Bring your […]

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WKU to implement Quality Enhancement Plan

Beginning this fall, WKU will place a greater emphasis on teaching students to find, analyze and communicate information to better prepare them for the workplace. WKU is sending graduates into an increasingly demanding work environment in which employers expect them to know how to think through and solve problems, work successfully and creatively in teams, […]

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6 ROTC cadets participate in 2015 Bataan Memorial Death March

Six WKU Army ROTC cadets participated in the 26th annual Bataan Memorial Death March on March 22 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine […]

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ACLU of Kentucky presenting exhibit, other events at WKU

ACLU of Kentucky: Moving Justice Forward for 60 Years, an exhibit marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky, will be presented March 29-May 1 at WKU’s Mass Media and Technology Hall Gallery. The exhibit explores the ACLU of Kentucky’s history through the stories of members, clients, and […]

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WKU Glasgow group tours state in ‘Kentucky Experience’ course

Twenty-six WKU Glasgow students and faculty members spent their 2015 Spring Break traveling by coach through the eastern part of Kentucky to explore the unique history, geography and culture of the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Experience is a new Study Away program at WKU that was specifically created for students who often have family, work and […]

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2015 Faculty Awards Reception April 23

The 2015 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 23 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service and Student Advisement. The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for recognition this year. They are also […]

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Disability studies scholar to present lecture April 2 at WKU

Dr. Alison Kafer, Associate Professor and Chair of Feminist Studies at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, will present Crip Futures, Future Coalitions: Disability & Social Justice on April 2 at WKU. Her presentation is the final event in the WKU Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility’s spring 2015 Social Justice Speaker Series, focusing on the […]

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WKU photojournalism students first, fifth in Hearst contest

WKU photojournalism students finished first and fifth in the third multimedia competition of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Adam Wolffbrandt, a senior from Lexington, won the multimedia enterprise reporting category for his entry Built from Bourbon. Wolffbrandt received a $2,600 scholarship and qualifies to participate in the Hearst National Multimedia Championship in June in […]

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WKU Week in Photos: March 14-21, 2015

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

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WKU Public Health students attend long term care conference

Seven WKU students and one faculty member from the Department of Public Health’s Health Care Administration (HCA) and Long Term Care Administration (LTCA) Certificate Program recently traveled to Rising Sun, Indiana, to attend the American College of Health Care Administrators’ (ACHCA) regional District 3 Meeting. Despite last minute transportation challenges and forecasts of winter storms […]

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WKU extends international reach with partnership in Iceland

In simultaneous ceremonies just over 60 miles from the Arctic Circle in Iceland and in Bowling Green, WKU, the University of Akureyri (UNAK) and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) signed an academic and research agreement Monday (March 23) that solidifies the North Atlantic Climate Change Collaboration (NAC3) project. The innovative agreement signed by the […]

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