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Vic Richey to present 2017 Hays Watkins Lecture on March 31

Vic Richey, Chairman, CEO and President of ESCO Technologies, Inc., a St. Louis-based technology company with subsidiaries operating throughout the United States and around the world, is coming to WKU on March 31 as the Gordon Ford College of Business’ 2017 Hays Watkins Visiting CEO. Richey, who received his undergraduate degree from WKU, will present […]

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View from the Hill – Student Research Conference Preview

Hundreds of WKU students engaged in research get a chance to show off their findings at the 47th annual Student Research  Conference on Saturday (March 25). Amy Bingham has a preview of some of the unique topics in this week’s View from the Hill.     

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WKU to celebrate 2nd annual Fulbright Week April 3-7

WKU will celebrate the second annual Fulbright Week April 3-7 with events for prospective students and faculty. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program seeking to increase mutual understanding between Americans and the people of other countries. Established in 1946 by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright and sponsored by the U.S. […]

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Sexual Assault Prevention Month events begin March 27

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and WKU Counseling and Testing and Hope Harbor, Inc., are leading efforts to raise awareness for prevention resources in the Bowling Green/Warren County area during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. In addition to the services offered throughout the week by both […]

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Press freedom subject of 2017 Gaines Family Lecture Series

Joel Simon, executive director of the international nonprofit Committee to Protect Journalists, will speak at WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting at 7 p.m. April 3 in Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Simon will deliver the 13th annual John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series, which has hosted lectures by professional journalists at WKU since […]

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WKU geology team advances to international finals in Imperial Barrel Award contest

A team of WKU geology students won the 2017 Eastern Regional in the prestigious Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) program and is one of 12 universities that advanced to the international finals April 1 in Houston. The event, organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, is an annual global competition to advance the science of […]

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WKU Theatre & Dance, Music team up to present ‘A Pair of Puccinis’ March 31-April 2

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance and the Department of Music will join together to present A Pair of Puccinis March 31-April 2. The production will consist of two one-act operas, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, and will be presented at 8 p.m. March 31, 8 p.m. April 1 and 3 p.m. April 2 […]

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WKU Learn and Earn teams with Caverna for academy program

WKU Learn and Earn is pleased to announce that it is working with Caverna Independent Schools to provide more WKU scholarship opportunities for Caverna High School seniors and community members while also meeting the growing workforce needs within the region. The WKU Learn and Earn program partners with area companies and businesses to employ both […]

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2017 Faculty Awards Reception April 12

The 2017 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 12 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service, Student Advisement and Part-Time Teaching. The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for awards this year. They […]

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WKU Glasgow co-sponsoring March 25 event with cast and crew of ‘An Uncommon Grace’

“A Conversation with the Cast and Crew of An Uncommon Grace” will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday (March 25) at the Plaza Theatre, 115 E. Main St., Glasgow. The WKU Glasgow Campus, along with Barren County Schools, Glasgow High School and the Southern Kentucky Film Commission, is co-sponsoring the event, which will feature well-known actress […]

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WKU hosting 2017 National Geographic State Bee March 31

WKU will host 100 fourth- through eighth-graders from across Kentucky for the 2017 National Geographic State Bee on March 31. The state competition will begin with preliminary rounds at 9 a.m. CT followed by the final round at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Road. The state […]

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‘Elizabeth Bishop’s Prosaic’ by Vidyan Ravinthiran receives Warren-Brooks Award

Elizabeth Bishop’s Prosaic, by Vidyan Ravinthiran, has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Robert Penn Warren–Cleanth Brooks Award for outstanding literary scholarship and criticism, by the Robert Penn Warren Center at WKU. Through “careful attention to form and tone,” in Ravinthiran’s words, Elizabeth Bishop’s Prosaic offers a new perspective on the works of […]

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