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Two WKU students have been recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program for the fall. Cache Tyler Tomlinson (left) received a scholarship to study in Germany. Haley Danielle Taylor (right) was selected as an alternate to study in Italy.

2 WKU students recognized by Gilman program for fall 2015

Two WKU students have been recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program for the fall. Cache Tyler Tomlinson of Shelbyville received a scholarship to study in Germany. Haley Danielle Taylor of Tompkinsville was selected as an alternate to study in Italy. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, more than 2,700 Gilman scholarships […]

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Nearly 400 seventh-graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

Nearly 400 academically talented seventh-graders from throughout Kentucky were honored by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) May 22 at WKU. Duke TIP’s 7th Grade Talent Search identifies students across a 16-state region who have scored at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level achievement test as a sixth-grader. As part of the […]

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WKU, Parker-Bennett-Curry receive grant for garden project

Whole Kids Foundation supporting project to improve children’s nutrition In collaboration with WKU, Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary School received a grant to build a garden through Whole Kids Foundation’s School Garden Grant Program, which was created in partnership with FoodCorps to help schools grow students’ relationships with food through gardening. The Foundation has extended $5.5 million in […]

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WKU Steel Bridge team finishes in top 25 in 2015 national competition

WKU civil engineering students competed in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition May 22-23 at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Approximately 3,000 civil engineering students from across the nation and world built more than 215 steel bridges and competed in regional competitions in hopes of qualifying for the national competition. The WKU Steel […]

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57 students participate in WKU’s 2015 LeaderShape Institute

WKU’s Student Activities Office recently hosted its ninth campus-based WKU LeaderShape Institute, an intensive, energizing, six-day experience to help students better their leadership skills. A group of 57 students spent May 16-22 at the All Saints Center in Leitchfield to participate in lectures, activities and exercises focused on their personal values and visions they have […]

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Bowling Green veteran receives VUB Student of the Year award

Bowling Green resident Karyn O’Neal is this year’s winner of the Veterans Upward Bound Student of the Year award. The announcement was made last week at VUB’s annual awards banquet at the Knicely Conference Center on WKU’s South Campus. O’Neal attends Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College as a nursing major. Since the summer of […]

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Edmonton man named Veterans Upward Bound Alumnus of Year

Henry Damron of Edmonton has been selected as the 2015 Veterans Upward Bound Alumnus of the Year. Damron received the award at VUB’s annual awards banquet last week at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. Damron completed the VUB program in 2003 and graduated from WKU with a double major in Religious Studies and […]

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WKU Regents Finance and Budget Committee to meet May 29

The Finance and Budget Committee of the WKU Board of Regents will meet May 29 to consider the 2015-16 operating budget and tuition and fee schedule. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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Landmark paper on bacteriophage genetic diversity includes 39 WKU students

Thirty-seven WKU undergraduate students, two WKU graduate students and two professors in the WKU Biology Department were part of an effort to sequence and analyze the genomes of bacteria-infecting viruses (bacteriophages) as part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance (SEA). The hundreds of genomes that were sequenced formed the foundation of a […]

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Kentucky Mesonet adding station near Woodbury in Butler County

Local partnerships key for expansion of statewide project, director says The Kentucky Mesonet will be installing a station in Butler County thanks to a partnership with several local organizations. “We view Butler County as a model for expansion of the Kentucky Mesonet moving forward,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist and director of the Kentucky […]

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WKU Habitat for Humanity group volunteering May 18-23 in Nebraska

WKU’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is sending a volunteer group to Omaha, Nebraska, this week (May 18-23) to assist with building homes. The WKU group will be assisting the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Omaha with various projects as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge Program. Participants are Bryan Reaka of Bowling Green, faculty […]

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WKU wins Hearst multimedia title for 4th consecutive year

WKU students win all four competitions; 2 qualify for national finals With first-place finishes in all four events, WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the fourth consecutive year. WKU won the multimedia team reporting competition, the final multimedia contest of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. WKU […]

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