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WKU Regents appoint presidential search committee

WKU’s Board of Regents began the process of the search for a new WKU president by appointing a presidential search committee on Friday (Feb. 12). The committee will be chaired by Regent Dr. Phillip W. Bale of Glasgow. Also appointed to the committee were Dr. Barbara Burch of Bowling Green, faculty regent; Cynthia Harris of […]

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Mountain Workshops exhibit of stories from Frankfort open through March 18

The School of Journalism and Broadcasting’s photojournalism program announces the opening of Frankfort | The Land Between at the Mass Media and Technology Hall Gallery. The exhibition of 37 prints and 22 video stories, collected form the more than 40,000 images and hundreds of hours of video, is the result of WKU Photojournalism’s annual Mountain Workshops. […]

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Students participate in a science activity during a Little Learners, Big Ideas family storybook event at Barnes and Noble in November. The next free family storybook event will take place Feb. 20.

Little Learners, Big Ideas events build critical thinking in preschool students

Two community events hosted by Little Learners, Big Ideas are planned to build literacy and critical thinking skills in preschool students. Little Learners, Big Ideas provides parents and educators with ideas and resources to instill innovation in early childhood. The February events are centered on the children’s book Llama Llama Red Pajama. Designed for 3- […]

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WKU forensics team to present Black History Month performances Feb. 24

WKU’s forensics team is hosting a series of performances as part of Black History Month on Feb. 24. As We Make History: A Black History Performance Symposium will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Downing Student Union Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public; the event is swipeable for WKU students. Students from […]

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21st annual PRISM Concert rescheduled for March 3

Just as a prism refracts light into a variety of shades and colors, the 21st annual PRISM Concert will display the many hues of the WKU Music Department. The concert, which was postponed by weather in January, has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 3 at Van Meter Hall. Featuring a dazzling light show, the […]

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WKU Admissions hosting student recruitment events on campus, in Louisville & St. Louis

WKU’s Office of Admissions will be hosting the following student recruitment events in Bowling Green, Louisville and St. Louis: Head for the Hill: Monday (Feb. 15) at WKU’s main campus in Bowling Green. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. at Diddle Arena with the opening assembly at 9 a.m. The open house event for prospective students […]

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Director of Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network to visit WKU

Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Director of the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN), will be visiting WKU the week of Feb. 15 and engaging in a variety of activities to further strengthen collaborations between WKU and the IACN. In March 2015, a Memorandum of Agreement was signed to promote collaborative research, joint classes, student exchanges and faculty […]

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WKU Student Research Conference accepting submissions through Feb. 19

The 46th Annual WKU Student Research Conference is accepting student abstract submissions to present mentored research and creative works. Feb. 19 is the deadline for students to submit 200-word abstracts describing their scholarly activities. Students may submit work that falls into the following categories: oral papers, posters, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, performances and video. The conference […]

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‘Exploration’ theme of 2016 Physics Olympics Feb. 20 at WKU

The WKU Department of Physics & Astronomy is celebrating the spirit and challenges of Exploration by inviting high schools to send teams of four to compete in the 2016 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics on Feb. 20. The half-day competition consists of a pentathlon of challenging problem-solving activities that reward teamwork, communication and creativity. This year’s […]

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Martha Graham Dance Company performed Feb. 3 as part of the Cultural Enhancement Series.

WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 1-5, 2016

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

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Kappa Delta to host 2016 Shamrock Shootout Feb. 13-14

The Delta Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority will host its 14th annual fundraising event Shamrock Shootout on Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 13-14) at WKU’s Preston Health and Activities Center. Shamrock Shootout is a five-on-five basketball tournament that includes 54 men’s teams and nine women’s teams. The philanthropy event will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday […]

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WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Feb. 9, 2016

Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Tuesday (Feb. 9): WKU Owensboro will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 9). Other WKU campuses will open on regular schedule. Crews are treating the campuses, but use discretion and watch for slick spots on roads, parking lots and sidewalks. For the latest updates, visit, or follow WKU News […]

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