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2015 Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair Sept. 16

The Academic Advising & Retention Center and Study Abroad and Global Learning Offices of Western Kentucky University will host the 2015 Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center. This partnership will give students the unique opportunity to […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Louisiana Tech on Sept. 10

Ahead of Hilltopper Football‘s Sept. 10 home opener against LA Tech at 7 p.m. (CT) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, WKU Athletics has announced its gameday plans and logistics, as well as improved food and family fun options for the entire 2015 season. The first 3,000 fans into the stadium on Thursday (Sept. 10) will […]

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WKU’s ICSR to present marriage equality discussion on Sept. 15

WKU’s Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility will present The Road to Marriage Equality: Past Discrimination, Current Victories, & Future Challenges with Dr. Patricia Minter at 5 p.m. Sept. 15 in Downing Student Union, room 2123. On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled in a split decision of 5-4, recognizing the right of same-sex couples […]

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Homecoming game to kick off at 11 a.m.; ‘Under the Big Top’ theme for 2015

WKU’s 2015 Homecoming game against Florida Atlantic University will kick off at 11 a.m. (CT) on Nov. 7 and will be broadcast on a national television network to nearly 100 million homes as part of Conference USA’s television package. Festival of Friends, the official Homecoming Tailgating, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. […]

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Author of ‘The Girls of Atomic City’ to visit WKU Sept. 22

Denise Kiernan, author of The Girls of Atomic City: Life in a Secret City of the Manhattan Project, will visit WKU on Sept. 22 for a lecture and gallery reception. The Girls of Atomic City is the true story of young women living in a secret government city during World War II while unknowingly working […]

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WKU launches International Year of South Africa

The International Year of South Africa promises to bring more than 30 events and co-curricular programs featuring South Africa to WKU’s main and regional campuses as well as to several community venues. On Sept. 9, the Kentucky Museum and the Office of International Programs will host a reception for the grand opening of Conscience of […]

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Hunter Hayes to present 2015 Homecoming concert at WKU

Hunter Hayes is bringing his 21 Tour to WKU’s Diddle Arena on Nov. 5 as part of 2015 Homecoming activities. The concert, featuring special guest Kelsea Ballerini, will begin at 7:30 p.m.; doors will open at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by WKU’s Campus Activities Board. Tickets are on sale at the WKU Ticket Office […]

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WKU ALIVE Center, Student Activities to host Project Affect Sept. 9

The WKU ALIVE Center For Community Partnerships and the Student Activities’ Leadership & Volunteerism Office will host Project Affect — an event to help students get involved on campus and in the community – from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9. With approximately 600 participants and 39 student and community organizations in last year’s […]

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WKU offices team up with Light of Chance for Hullabaloo Obstacle Course Challenge

Light of Chance, Inc. will host the Hullabaloo Family Obstacle Course Challenge at 9 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) at Bowling Green’s Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Ave. This year, Light of Chance is joining forces with WKU Facilities Management and Planning, Design and Construction along with the Office of Sustainability. “WKU Facilities Management and Planning, Design […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some recent news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed) WKU Good morning […]

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference to be livestreamed at WKU

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference — an annual conference held in Lexington attracting hundreds of writers from across the United States — is set for Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 and will be livestreamed at Cravens Library, Room 212, on WKU’s campus. Workshops and sessions are typically offered throughout the weekend at costs of up […]

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Confucius Institute making plans for 2015 Confucius Day

The Confucius Institute at WKU is making plans for the second annual Confucius Day that will be celebrated on Sept. 26 in conjunction with the Bowling Green International Festival. Activities leading up to the 2015 Confucius Day began Aug. 13 as WKU President Gary Ransdell and his wife, Julie, welcomed the incoming group of Chinese […]

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