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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 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 Series events will take place at […]

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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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WKU’s 2017 Homecoming set for Oct. 14

Save the date: WKU’s 2017 Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 14. The Hilltoppers will face Charlotte in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. The 2017 Homecoming theme is There’s No Place Like Home. Other event information will be available at alumni.wku.edu/homecoming. More: 2017 Hilltopper Football […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series season concludes April 22 with author David Sedaris

Bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris completes WKU’s 2016-2017 Cultural Enhancement Series season with a presentation at 7:30 p.m. CT April 22 at Van Meter Hall. Admission is free and is open to the campus and the community. Seating is first-come, first-served. Read the full story: Cultural Enhancement Series season concludes with David Sedaris For […]

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WKU hosting 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 11

The WKU Recreation Administration program, with support of local co-sponsor Cabela’s, will host the 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) on Tuesday (April 11) at Downing Student Union, room 3020. The IF4TM features short length films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe, which showcase the passion, lifestyle and culture of […]

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