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WKU Forensics Team wins 25th straight state championship

The WKU Forensics Team won the 2015 Kentucky state forensics tournament on Saturday, keeping alive a quarter-century streak that began in 1991. This year’s tournament, hosted by the University of Kentucky on the campus of nearby Transylvania University, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events. WKU was triple-crowned the […]

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Roberts recognized by alma mater for work in gifted education

Dr. Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her contributions to the field of gifted education with an award given by her alma mater, the University of Missouri, March 13 in Columbia, Mo. The Honorary Alumni award given annually by the MU College of Education was presented to Dr. Roberts for her work as director of […]

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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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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 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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WKU to celebrate student research during REACH Week

WKU will celebrate student research and creativity March 23-28 during REACH (Research Experiences and Creative Heights) Week. The week’s events include a kickoff reception, showcases of scholarly activity by colleges and other campus programs, lectures and the 45th annual Student Research Conference. (The complete schedule of 2015 REACH Week activities is online at http://www.wku.edu/studentresearch/reachweek.php) REACH […]

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WKU Board of Regents to hold committee meetings March 27

The WKU Board of Regents will hold quarterly committee meetings on March 27 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. with the Student Affairs Committee, followed by the Finance and Budget, Academic Affairs and Executive committees. The agenda for the meetings is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: […]

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Geoscience graduate student wins national research scholarship

The Karst Waters Institute has selected WKU Geoscience graduate student Connor Salley of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, as the 2015 recipient of the Institute’s William L. Wilson Scholarship in Karst Science. Salley won the national award for his research proposal “Advancing Methods to Measure the Atmospheric Sink from Carbonate Rock Weathering.” The award, given to one […]

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WKU to participate in Transfer Madness online fair March 26

College students who are interested in transferring college credits or associate degrees to WKU can connect with student services to get questions answered during the upcoming online Transfer Madness fair. Transfer Madness online college fair, for anyone interested in transferring to WKU, will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT Thursday (March 26) […]

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5 WKU students accepted into Chinese Flagship Capstone Year

A record five students at WKU have been accepted into the Chinese Flagship Overseas Capstone Year Program. The WKU Chinese Flagship Program, one of 12 Chinese Flagship programs in the country, maintains a 100 percent student acceptance rate to the Overseas Capstone Year Program. The students selected for the Fall 2015 cohort are: Joanna Chang […]

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