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‘Physics of Shadows’ theme of Feb. 25 Physics Olympics at WKU

Physics of Shadows is the theme of the 2017 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics on Feb. 25. WKU’s Department of Physics & Astronomy is inviting high schools to send teams of four to compete in the half-day competition that consists of a pentathlon of challenging problem-solving activities that reward teamwork, communication and creativity. This year’s event […]

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Theatre production of ‘Dog Sees God’ explores teen issues

Ah, sweet ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang; ageless and wise beyond their years. Well, not so much anymore. Now they’re all grown up, and the real world is nothing like the funny pages. Sister Sally’s gone Goth, Linus is a feckless stoner, promiscuous party-girls Peppermint Patty and Marcy are budding young alcoholics. Lucy, […]

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25 WKU students candidates for 2017 Coming Home King

Twenty-five WKU students are vying for the 2017 Coming Home King. The king will be crowned March 2 during halftime of WKU’s men’s basketball game versus North Texas. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Diddle Arena. Candidates will participate in numerous activities including a service outing at the Bowling Green Humane Society on Feb. 28, an […]

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WWE Live coming to WKU on April 17; tickets on sale Feb. 17

WWE Live will return to WKU’s Diddle Arena at 7:30 p.m. April 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (Feb. 17) at the WKU Ticket Office at Diddle Arena, online at or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or 1-800-5BIGRED. Tickets are $95, $50, $35, $25 and $15. The lineup is expected to include […]

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Kentucky Folklife Program announces 2017 recipient of Homer Ledford Award

Doug Naselroad will receive award April 22 in Lexington The Kentucky Folklife Program announces Doug Naselroad as the 2017 recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. Since 2007, the Kentucky Folklife Program, based in the Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology of WKU, has awarded the Homer Ledford Award to Kentucky luthiers who have demonstrated outstanding […]

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Scholar Development hosting ‘Fellowships in :15’ on Feb. 14

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) is hosting “Fellowships in :15” on Tuesday (Feb. 14) to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities to fund study abroad, research, creative work and professional development. Held in the Honors College and International Center (HCIC) Multi-purpose Room (1011), “Fellowships in :15” provides an opportunity for […]

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Dance Project 2017 opens spring season Feb. 10-12

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance kicks off its spring season this weekend (Feb. 10-12) with Dance Project 2017 at Gordon Wilson Hall. This annual student-produced concert features work created by seven dance majors who have been chosen to present their work by dance faculty. The student choreographers go through an adjudication process to […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series: Black Violin to perform Feb. 21

The 2016-2017 WKU Cultural Enhancement Series will present Black Violin in concert at 7:30 p.m. CST Feb. 21 in Van Meter Hall. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” The […]

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Used Book Sale March 3-5 will benefit SOKY Book Fest

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest Used Book Sale will be held March 3 through March 5 at the Bob Kirby Branch of the Warren County Public Library, 175 Iron Skillet Court, in Bowling Green. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 4; and […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present ‘Curiosity and a Habitable Mars’ Feb. 16-March 30

Curiosity and a Habitable Mars will be presented Feb. 16-March 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: The rover Curiosity has been exploring Mars since 2012 in search of evidence for the possibility of life in the past… and […]

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A proclamation ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol celebrated Gifted Education Month in Kentucky February 3, 2016.

Gifted Education Month to be celebrated in Kentucky

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) will celebrate Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a ceremony Wednesday (Feb. 8) at the State Capitol. The ceremony will begin at noon EST in the rotunda of the Capitol in Frankfort. The ceremony will include short addresses by gifted students, including students previously honored with the KAGE […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series resumes with presentation by Sarah Parcak on Feb. 15

The 2016-2017 WKU Cultural Enhancement Series resumes on Feb. 15 with a lecture by space archaeologist Sarah Parcak at 7:30 p.m. at Van Meter Hall. Parcak, whose TED Talk earned her the 2016 TED Prize, uses satellite images to discover ancient sites that had previously disappeared. Her TED bio recalls that Parcak is in many […]

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