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Kentucky Mesonet at WKU adds station in Boyle County

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU has partnered with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service to install a station near Danville. “We’re very excited to have this partnership going forward,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist and director of the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU. “In addition to serving the needs of the Boyle County Extension Service, […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — September 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some September 2016 news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed; to connect […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Houston Baptist on Oct. 1

WKU is back at home on Saturday (Oct. 1) as the Hilltoppers (2-2) host Houston Baptist (2-2) at 6 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in the “LIVE UNITED White Out Game.” The first 6,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a free LIVE UNITED White Out shirt and fans are encouraged to […]

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Transfer Scholarship application deadline Nov. 1 for spring 2017 admission

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring 2017 admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. WKU awards merit-based scholarships to undergraduate students who transfer from a regionally accredited institution based on […]

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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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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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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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WKU’s Presidential Search Committee to meet Sept. 30

WKU’s Presidential Search Committee will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media & Technology Hall. The agenda for the meeting can be found at http://www.wku.edu/presidentialsearch/documents/psc-meeting-agenda-09-30-2016.pdf Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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‘Duncan the Story Dragon’ wins 10th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award

WKU Libraries has selected Duncan the Story Dragon, written and illustrated by Amanda Driscoll, as the winner of the 10th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award. The national award was created to honor the memory of former WKU librarian Evelyn Thurman, who made significant contributions to children’s librarianship and literacy during her 25 years of […]

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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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