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WKU Board of Regents announces preferred presidential candidate

Dr. Timothy Caboni to visit for meetings, campus forums Jan. 25-26 The WKU Board of Regents has selected Dr. Timothy Caboni, vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Kansas, as the preferred candidate to be the 10th president of WKU. Dr. Caboni will visit WKU and hold a series of meetings and campus […]

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WKU eSports team will host live viewing of Feb. 4 match

The WKU eSports team will host a live viewing of its Week 4 match in the University League of Legends (ULoL) regular season on Feb. 4. The match will be a best-of-three against Murray State University and will be held at Nite Class in the Downing Student Union. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with […]

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WKU Forensics Team places 2nd at tournaments in Illinois

Members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Peoria, Illinois, to compete in two tournaments co-hosted by Bradley University and the University of Texas at Austin the weekend of Jan. 14-15. WKU placed second in team sweepstakes at both tournaments, ahead of 41 other schools. The competition included George Mason University, Illinois State University, Kansas […]

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‘The Skeleton Revealed’ showcases WKU biology faculty member’s expertise

WKU biology faculty member Steve Huskey isn’t afraid of the skeletons in his closet. In fact, he’s showing off nearly 200 of them in a new book, The Skeleton Revealed. “The book is a compilation of my years of work rebuilding animal skeletons,” said Dr. Huskey, an associate professor of biology. In addition to photographs […]

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WKU GIS group attends URISA Cumberland Chapter meeting

WKU students, faculty and alumni attended a Kentucky and Tennessee statewide geographic information systems (GIS) meeting this week (Jan. 8-9) to share ideas and discuss challenges and practices of GIS. The fourth annual meeting of the Cumberland Chapter of URISA was held at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. URISA, the Urban and Regional […]

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Department of Music’s 22nd annual PRISM Concert Jan. 27

The WKU Department of Music will present its 22nd annual PRISM Concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at Van Meter Hall. Featuring a dazzling light show, the fast-paced, musical extravaganza features the best ensembles the Department of Music has to offer. Ensembles include the WKU Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Band, WKU Chorale, Steel Drum Band, […]

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U.S. News & World Report ranks WKU online programs among best in nation

In its annual ranking of the best online degree programs, U.S. News & World Report has named WKU among the top schools nationwide in five areas for 2017. “It’s an honor for WKU online degrees to be recognized in these rankings. We’re committed to making quality education as accessible as possible to our students. This national recognition highlights […]

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WKU Passport Services Office honored by State Department

WKU’s Passport Services Office is being recognized by the U.S. Department of State for providing outstanding service. The office is receiving the Special Recognition Award in Passport Services’ first Acceptance Facility Awards. Marshall Gray, director of Postal, Printing & Vending Services, said he was excited about the award, especially since WKU’s Passport Services has only […]

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WKU Winter Weather Advisory: Jan. 6, 2017

Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Friday (Jan. 6): All WKU campuses — Bowling Green, Glasgow, Owensboro, Hardin County (Elizabethtown, EC3 and Fort Knox) — will open at 10 a.m. local time Friday (Jan. 6) to allow conditions to improve. Consider your local conditions and use caution if traveling. The Preston Health and Activities […]

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WKU Winter Weather Advisory: Jan. 5, 2017

Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday (Jan. 5): WKU Owensboro is closed Thursday (Jan. 5) because of winter weather. WKU Elizabethtown is closing at 2 p.m. (ET) Thursday (Jan. 5) at Elizabethtown and Fort Knox locations. All other WKU campuses are open on schedule at this time. Use caution if traveling. For the […]

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2017 winter weather communications plan

Here’s a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed. Schedule changes will be announced through emergency text message, campuswide emails, on the WKU website and social media, and through a recorded phone message. Students, […]

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Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council announce 2017 officers

WKU’s Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council have announced their officers for 2017. Panhellenic Council The following students have been elected or appointed as Panhellenic Council officers: President: Laryn Hilderbrandt, a Coxs Creek junior and member of Alpha Delta Pi 1st Vice President: Madison Bonzo, a Lexington sophomore and member of Alpha Omicron Pi 2nd Vice […]

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