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Today@WKU: September 20, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for September 20, 2017. WKU News Kentucky Museum hosting Hammer-In on Oct. 7: The Kentucky Museum will host its second Hammer-In on Oct. 7. The Hammer-In is a gathering of metalworkers endeavoring to preserve the craft and techniques of the blacksmith forge and foundry arts […]

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Today@WKU: September 19, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for September 19, 2017. WKU News Board of Regents to hold committee meetings Sept. 22: The WKU Board of Regents will hold committee meetings on Friday (Sept. 22), beginning at 8 a.m. CDT. Cultural Enhancement Series event cancelled: Due to unforeseen circumstances the Roxane Gay […]

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Today@WKU: August 25, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for August 25, 2017. WKU News #ThrowbackWKU: Col. Terry W. Wilcutt: Throwing it back today with the WKU Alumni Association! Today, we’re spotlighting a very special alum. Col. Terry W. Wilcutt (’74) is the first Kentucky-born astronaut at NASA. The former Marine Corps officer piloted […]

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WKU preparing to launch 2017-2018 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP) is preparing to launch the 2017-2018 International Year of (IYO) Bosnia and Herzegovina. The IYO program places a yearlong spotlight on a specific country and provides WKU and Bowling Green with a greater understanding of that country’s history and culture and its intersections with the U.S. The IYO is […]

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WKU’s 181st Commencement set for May 12-13 at Diddle Arena

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 2,605 spring and summer graduates during its 181st Commencement May 12-13 at Diddle Arena. Graduate: During the graduate ceremony at 5 p.m. May 12, WKU will confer 29 doctor of physical therapy, 11 doctor of education, nine doctor of nursing practice, 583 master’s and nine specialist in education […]

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Bike4Alz group to ride across country again this summer

A group of WKU students will bike across the country this summer to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. They are riding with the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Bike4Alz, which was founded by WKU students in 2010. This summer’s ride is the organization’s fifth. The 2017 riders are Ethan Brown of Columbia; Logan Carroll and Alex Houlton, […]

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Gatton Academy team competing in 2017 National Science Bowl

A team from The Gatton Academy will be competing in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl® this week (April 27-May 1) in Washington, D.C. The Gatton Academy team of seniors Karthik Boyareddygari (Bowling Green High School), Caleb Stickney (Estill County High School), Tricia Thompson (Owensboro Catholic High School), Matthew Broadbent (Heritage Christian Academy) and […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2017-18 lineup

The 2017-2018 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall. Roxane Gay                 Sept. 19, 2017 (Note: Event canceled; will be rescheduled) Robert Reich                Oct. 18, 2017 Yamato Drummers        Feb. 2, 2018 Paul Alan Cox               Feb. 12, 2018 Daniel Levitin                 March 5, 2018 All of the Cultural Enhancement […]

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WKU Storm Chase students prepare for annual trip with new SpiritFunder campaign

Eight WKU students will participate this year in Dr. Josh Durkee’s Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course, an innovative learning experience to forecast, analyze, document and study severe convective storms across the Great Plains. In its eighth year, the WKU Storm Chase course will begin May 15. Since the group spends two weeks traveling […]

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WKU to present ‘Evening of Dance’ April 28-May 1

The WKU Dance Company will present Evening of Dance this weekend (April 28-May 1) at the Russell Miller Theatre in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Evening of Dance is the culmination of a year of intense study, training and rehearsal for the WKU Dance Company. This year WKU Dance faculty members Amanda Clark, Meghen […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 28

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct its second quarterly meeting on April 28. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2017/bor_meeting_packet_4-28-17.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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April 21-23 events at WKU

Several events are coming up this weekend (April 21-23) at WKU. Events include Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Quilt Registry, LifeSkills Run for Autism, Kentucky Science Olympiad, WKU Spring Football Game, Cultural Enhancement Series, South Central Kentucky 4-H Horse Camp, WKU Bands concert, WKU Baseball vs. Rice, Topper Orientation Program for Fall […]

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