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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 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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Graduate ceremony begins WKU’s 177th Commencement

WKU’s 177th Commencement began Friday night (May 15) with the graduate ceremony as the University conferred more than 600 master’s, doctoral and specialist degrees and graduate certificates. “Leave here ready to lead,” WKU President Gary Ransdell told the spring and summer graduates. “I can assure you that leadership matters. Trust your instincts. Laugh and embrace […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present ‘Hubble’ May 17-June 30

Hubble: 25 Years of a Telescope with Vision will be presented May 17-June 30 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: Launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is still collecting breathtakingly beautiful images of our universe. HST is […]

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ICD-10 workshop a success; additional sessions scheduled

Ninety-two physicians, coders, practice managers, and faculty learned more about the revisions to the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems on April 29 at the Knicely Conference Center. The workshop provided an overview of ICD-10, which is scheduled to start on Oct. 1. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, in conjunction with local […]

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16 WKU students to participate in Indianapolis Sport Facility Symposium

WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport (KRS) has partnered with the Division of Extended Learning and Outreach’s (DELO) Study Away office to offer a summer seminar May 17-22 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Led by KRS faculty Dr. Brad Stinnett, Dr. Evie Oregon and Dr. Fred Gibson, 16 students will be afforded an unparalleled behind-the-scenes look […]

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2 music students to be recognized as WKU’s top graduates

Two academic chart-toppers from the Department of Music will be honored this weekend with WKU’s highest graduation awards. Alyna Bloecher, a master’s student from Bowling Green, will receive the John D. Minton Award for outstanding graduate student on Friday night (May 15), while Sarah Fox, a music and history major and Honors College student from […]

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WKU hosting blood drive May 27

WKU will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 27 at the Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center. This event is open to the community; appointments can be scheduled at using the sponsor code: WKU. Participants will receive free T-shirts while supplies last. The event is sponsored by Student […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2015-16 season lineup

The 2015-2016 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall. NPR’s award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg will visit WKU on Sept. 21 to talk about “The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You.” On Oct. 6, local author and WKU professor David Bell conduct a live […]

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WKU Storm Chasers prepare for 2015 field experience in central U.S.

Each year during WKU’s May term, Dr. Josh Durkee, Associate Professor of Meteorology and Climate Science Research, selects a competitive group of eight students for his Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course with the aim to forecast and document the nation’s most severe storms. The award-winning and internationally recognized summer program runs for […]

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WKU, BCTC to establish joint admissions program

WKU President Gary Ransdell and Dr. Augusta A. Julian, president of Bluegrass Community and Technical College, will sign a joint admissions agreement Tuesday (May 5) in Lexington that will make it easier for students to take classes at both institutions, with access to all student services and student organizations. The signing ceremony will begin at […]

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