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WKU's Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be sending a volunteer group to Alabama during spring break March 7-11.

WKU Habitat chapter sending group to North Carolina for winter break trip Dec. 11-17

WKU’s Habitat for Humanity campus chapter will be sending a volunteer group to North Carolina for a winter break trip Dec. 11-17. The WKU group will travel to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to assist the local Habitat for Humanity Affiliate with various projects as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge. Collegiate Challenge is an alternative break trip […]

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WKU students (from left) Mollie Todd, Savannah Gillam, Jordan Miller and Alexandria Knipp will compete at the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship in April in Qatar. Arabic instructor Lhousseine Guerwane (back row) is helping the students prepare for the event. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Students from WKU Arabic Program to represent U.S. in international debate event

Four students from the WKU Arabic Program will represent the United States at an international debate competition next spring in Qatar. Savannah Gillam of Bowling Green, Alexandria Knipp of Olive Hill, Jordan Miller of Villa Hills and Mollie Todd of Flemingsburg will compete at the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship. The annual event, which begins […]

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Committees of WKU Board of Regents will meet Dec. 9

The committees of the WKU Board of Regents will meet Friday (Dec. 9) beginning at 8 a.m. The meeting will be in the Guillaume Executive Board Room of the Augenstein Alumni Center. The agendas are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2016/bor-committees-agenda-12-09-16.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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WKU Forensics Team members won team sweepstakes at Ohio State University's "Holiday Frolic."

WKU Forensics Team finishes semester with win at Ohio State

Eight WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by the Ohio State University Dec. 2-3. WKU won the team sweepstakes, defeating such schools as Ball State University, Florida State University and the University of Akron. In all, the crew of eight took away seven of the tournament’s […]

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2 WKU students awarded Gilman Scholarships

Two WKU students will study abroad next spring on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Dominique Wood of Nashville, Tennessee, and Deven Richardson of Bowling Green were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 to take their studies overseas. Wood, a third-year Chinese major, is the daughter of Angela Tomes and Thomas Wood. She will be studying […]

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WKU vs. Memphis in the Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 20.

C-USA champion WKU accepts invitation to Boca Raton Bowl

Fresh off defending their conference title, the two-time Conference USA Champion WKU Hilltoppers (10-3) will head south to Florida and accept the invitation from the Boca Raton Bowl, set for Dec. 20, where they will face American Athletic Conference member Memphis (8-4). The bowl game, played in FAU Stadium, is set for a 6 p.m. […]

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8 WKU faculty members selected for program to Bosnia-Herzegovina

Eight WKU faculty members representing seven departments and three colleges have been selected to participate in the fourth annual Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS). Designed to infuse international content into the teaching, research and service of its participants, the ZSEIFS is a signature, comprehensive internationalization strategy made possible by the generous support of […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — November 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some November 2016 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; to connect […]

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Children’s Theatre Series closes with ‘The Imaginators’

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance closes the academic year this weekend (Dec. 2-4) with its third and final children’s show, The Imaginators, directed by Kelly McGee, a senior from Louisville. “I picked the show because it’s such a great piece about the importance of imagination and having fun,” McGee said. Uncertain and nervous […]

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WKU’s Presidential Search Committee to meet Dec. 1-2

WKU’s Presidential Search Committee will meet Thursday and Friday (Dec. 1-2) in the Knoxville Room of the Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville, Tennessee. The committee will meet in closed session both days beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday. The agenda can be found at http://www.wku.edu/presidentialsearch/documents/psc-meeting-agenda-12-1and2-2016.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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3 selected for 2017 class of Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Members of the ninth class of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame have been selected. The three chosen by the statewide selection committee are Opal T. Sibert, Ron Skillern and Joe Westerfield. Members of the 2017 Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame will be inducted during a ceremony scheduled for March 8 […]

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WKU to confer degrees to 1,372 during Fall 2016 Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10

WKU will confer degrees to 1,372 graduates during its Fall 2016 Commencement on Dec. 10 at Diddle Arena. In morning and afternoon ceremonies of its 180th Commencement, WKU will award 75 associate, 925 bachelor’s, 307 master’s, 13 doctoral and three specialist degrees and 19 undergraduate certificates and 30 graduate certificates. More: Parking information The 9:30 […]

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