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WKU Week in Photos: May 8-14, 2017

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (More Commencement Weekend photos: WKU graduate and undergraduate ceremonies; The Gatton Academy graduation)  

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View from the Hill – Minton Award winner greatly impacted by Semester at Sea

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to more than 2,600 spring and summer graduates during its 181st Commencement this weekend.   Amy Bingham introduces us to the John D. Minton award winner in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU Week in Photos: May 1-5, 2017

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

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WKU preparing to launch 2017-2018 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP) is preparing to launch the 2017-2018 International Year of (IYO) Bosnia and Herzegovina. The IYO program places a yearlong spotlight on a specific country and provides WKU and Bowling Green with a greater understanding of that country’s history and culture and its intersections with the U.S. The IYO is […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 24-30, 2017

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis, Bryan Lemon and Bob Skipper of WKU Public Affairs.

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Regents approve tuition, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved tuition and mandatory student fees for the 2018 fiscal year. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $145 per semester (3 percent) to $5,101. Nonresident undergraduate tuition will increase $360 per semester to $12,756. Regents also approved consolidating the departments of Engineering, Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences and Computer Science […]

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WKU to rename building in honor of Rep. Jody Richards

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved renaming a campus building to honor long-time WKU supporter and state representative Jody Richards of Bowling Green. Mass Media and Technology Hall will become Jody Richards Hall during a May 4 ceremony. Richards, whose 14-year tenure as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives was the longest […]

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WKU professor, students make mark on global healthcare

As a university with international reach, WKU has partnered with a variety of study abroad organizations to make it easier for students as well as faculty to extend their academic experiences beyond the U.S. Dr. William Mkanta, an associate professor of healthcare administration in the Department of Public Health, helps his students interact with international […]

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Bike4Alz group to ride across country again this summer

A group of WKU students will bike across the country this summer to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. They are riding with the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Bike4Alz, which was founded by WKU students in 2010. This summer’s ride is the organization’s fifth. The 2017 riders are Ethan Brown of Columbia; Logan Carroll and Alex Houlton, […]

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2 WKU students honored by national organizations

Two WKU students have earned recognition from national organizations. WKU graduate student awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC: WKU graduate student Holly C. Osterman of Bowling Green was recently selected for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC) by the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Osterman, who received her […]

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Gatton Academy team competing in 2017 National Science Bowl

A team from The Gatton Academy will be competing in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl® this week (April 27-May 1) in Washington, D.C. The Gatton Academy team of seniors Karthik Boyareddygari (Bowling Green High School), Caleb Stickney (Estill County High School), Tricia Thompson (Owensboro Catholic High School), Matthew Broadbent (Heritage Christian Academy) and […]

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WKU recycling old keys for classroom projects

After years of traditional recycling of keys, the Access Control staff at WKU has found a new and innovative way to reuse the keys for student development. Earlier this semester, the Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences melted 300 pounds of keys for students to use in class. Beginning in the fall, students taking manufacturing, […]

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