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WKU to host Conference USA championship game Dec. 5

WKU (10-2, 8-0 C-USA) will host Southern Mississippi (9-3, 7-1 C-USA) in the Conference USA championship game at 11 a.m. CT on Dec. 5 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. WKU defeated Marshall 49-28 to win the C-USA East Division title on Friday (Nov. 27). Southern Miss defeated […]

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WKU departments recognized with 2015 ‘Markie’ Awards

Five WKU departments were recognized Nov. 17 with Professional Marketing Association 2015 “Markie” Awards. WKU Athletics received a Gold award in Commercial/Television Video, a Silver award for Radio and a Silver award for Out of Home. WKU Public Affairs received a Gold award for Fundraising Campaign/Special Event and a Silver award for Digital Advertisement. WKU’s […]

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WKU graduate to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Tune in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (Nov. 26) to hear WKU graduate Ruby Lewis sing the title track from the upcoming Cirque Du Soleil show Paramour, which will debut on Broadway in April 2016. Lewis, a native of Shelbyville, and her cast mates will be riding the Dreamseeker float which will […]

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WKU Bonner Leaders collect blankets, items for homeless

Students, faculty, staff participate in Blessing Bag project Thanks to the support of students, faculty and staff, WKU Bonner Leaders exceeded their goal of 45 blankets and collected 70 blankets along with 82 kits as part of the Blessing Bag project to support the homeless in the Bowling Green area. WKU Bonner Leaders, a student […]

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CCSA awards Storyteller Scholarships to 7 students

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a nonprofit consortium that develops, plans and coordinates study abroad programs in predominantly English-speaking countries, has awarded Storyteller Scholarships to seven college students throughout the United States. The Storyteller Scholarship is designed to encourage students enrolled in CCSA programs to tell their own stories while they participate in […]

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ROTC cadet achieves dream as honorary Airborne member

WKU ROTC cadet Shawn Sattazahn is the newest honorary member of the US Army Airborne Community. Sattazahn, a Russellville native, is an active member in the Military Science program as an MS level 2 and aspires to serve the military community. His family has lineage with the Airborne Community within the Army, including the 101st […]

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WKU Forensics Team members win in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Jefferson City, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 14-15. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating out 11 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University and the Ohio State University. All WKU team […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present winter show Nov. 29-Jan. 3

Celebrations for a Long Winter’s Night will be presented Nov. 29-Jan. 3 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and suitable for all ages. The planetarium will be closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. About the show: The long cold winter […]

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3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

Three WKU students recently were awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are part of a select group of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. WKU students receiving a Phi […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Nov. 9-14, 2015

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

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Confucius Institute hosts groups from Huanggang Normal University

The Confucius Institute at WKU welcomed two groups from Huanggang Normal University to the region last week. On Nov. 11, the CI at WKU hosted a delegation from Huanggang Normal University. The delegation led by Wang Qin, Vice President of Huanggang Normal University, met with Dr. David Lee, WKU’s Provost and Vice President for Academic […]

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2 IMREC staff members recognized at conference

Two staff members in WKU’s Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports were recognized recently at the 2015 Mid-American College Health Association annual meeting in Louisville. Alissa Arnold, Coordinator of Student Wellness, was approved by MACHA membership to serve as the 2015-2016 President. Arnold served as the association’s 2014-2015 Vice President. Lauren Tuttle, Coordinator of Health Education and […]

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