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Planetarium to present ‘New Horizons at Pluto’ July 2-Aug. 23

New Horizons at Pluto will be presented July 2-Aug. 23 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. About the show: The New Horizons spacecraft is on approach for a dramatic flight past the icy dwarf planet and its moons in July 2015. The […]

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WKU PBS earns record 7 Ohio Valley Emmy Award nominations

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, has been nominated for seven awards in six different categories for the 51st Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards. Recipients will be announced during a July 25 ceremony at Keeneland in Lexington. WKU’s public broadcasting service has been nominated in each of the past 12 years, receiving the award 17 […]

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WKU Regents to discuss budget, hold committee meetings June 26

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct a special budget approval meeting at 9 a.m. June 26 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Board committees will meet following the budget meeting. Meeting materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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Two May 2015 WKU graduates will begin MD/PhD programs this fall

Among 28 former WKU students who will begin medical school this fall, May 2015 graduates Hannah Pennington and Brandon Farmer will begin extremely competitive MD/PhD programs. Pennington, a Biology and Chemistry double major and Mathematics minor from Union, was accepted at multiple MD/PhD programs, but elected the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University […]

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McCaffrey launching book tour for ‘You Belong to Us’ on July 7

Author Molly McCaffrey’s second book will be released with Mint Hill Books, an imprint of Main Street Rag Publishing, on June 30. McCaffrey will launch her book tour for You Belong to Us at 6 p.m. July 7 at the Bob Kirby Branch of Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green. The event is free […]

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Scholarship allows 2 Grayson County students to attend VAMPY

The Dann and Kathi Cann annual scholarship will sponsor two students from Grayson County to attend the Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) this year. VAMPY is sponsored by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. “Kathi and I are excited Chloe and Alexis will be attending VAMPY this year,” Dann said. […]

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Information sessions for adult learners set for BG, Glasgow

Adult learners who want to finish their college degrees can discover how WKU will help them finish and achieve their educational and career goals at free information sessions in Bowling Green and Glasgow. Adult Learner Services at WKU will conduct the sessions at 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. June 25 at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling […]

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WKU to receive Green Ribbon Schools award on June 3 in D.C.

WKU will receive its 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award on Wednesday afternoon (June 3) in Washington, D.C. (More: View from the Hill segment on the award.) WKU Sustainability Coordinator Christian Ryan, student Beth McGrew and faculty member Molly Kerby will attend the ceremony at the U.S. Department of Commerce […]

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WKU’s Educational Opportunity Centers to host Veteran’s Resource Fair June 18

WKU’s Educational Opportunity Centers will host a Veteran’s Resource Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18 at the National Guard Armory, 900 Morgantown Road, Bowling Green. The free event will connect veterans, active duty personnel, retired military, National Guard, reservists and connected military families to community agencies, groups and organizations who can provide assistance. Contact: Educational […]

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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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Summer 2015 camps/activities

Here’s a list of some upcoming summer 2015 camps/programs/activities at WKU. For additional details, visit the camp websites or check out the listing of summer activities for youth in the area compiled by the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships at http://www.wku.edu/alive/summerfun/index.php. Arts Kentucky Museum Summer Day Camps: Art Paper Palooza with Lynne Ferguson, June […]

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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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