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WKU PBS Pool Party Aug. 2

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party being held at the Russell Sims Aquatic Park on Sunday (Aug. 2) from 1 to 5 p.m. Everyone’s favorite aardvark, Arthur, will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 300 kids age 10 and under will receive a goody bag, plus […]

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WKU, ESLi to sign new agreement

WKU and English as a Second Language International will celebrate 15 years of partnership with the signing of a new agreement on Tuesday (July 21). WKU and ESLi will sign the memorandum of understanding at 5 p.m. in the Craig Administrative Center. ESLi provides English language training to international students at WKU and maintains a […]

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2015 Big Red’s Blitz day of service scheduled for Aug. 20

Plans are underway for the 2015 Big Red’s Blitz day of service at WKU to take place Aug. 20. Student volunteers have started registering to participate, and the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships welcomes nonprofits to organize a project for the day. For the 11th year, the WKU ALIVE CCP and WKU Housing and […]

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WKU Regents to conduct retreat July 23, quarterly meeting July 24

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct its annual retreat July 23 and quarterly meeting July 24. The retreat will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2015/07_23_15_bor_retreat_agenda.pdf. The third quarterly meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room. The […]

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WKU hosting Society for Values in Higher Education meeting July 22-26

WKU will serve as host of the 91st Annual Meeting of the Society for Values in Higher Education (SVHE) July 22-26. The theme for this year’s meeting is Working Together? Collaboration and the Future of Higher Education. SVHE “is a fellowship of teachers and others who care deeply about ethical issues—such as integrity, diversity, social […]

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WKU faculty, students, alumni working on summer film project

‘Woodshed’ will feature Matt Long and Derek Wilson Several WKU faculty, students and alumni are working on a short film this summer. “Woodshed” is written and directed by Professor Travis Newton (School of Journalism & Broadcasting) and produced by Dr. Dawn Hall (School of University Studies). Dr. Ted Hovet (Department of English) is the associate […]

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3 to join WKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni during 2015 Homecoming

A distinguished national journalist, an internationally recognized pioneer in engineering and a nationally accomplished golfing instructor will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Thomas A. George III, Naomi J. McAfee and Nancy L. Quarcelino will be inducted during WKU’s 2015 Homecoming celebration. The 24th class of noted alumni will be inducted during a […]

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WKU’s Bell releasing 7th novel

WKU English professor David Bell’s seventh novel will be released with New American Library, an imprint of Penguin Random House USA, on July 7. Bell will launch his book tour for “Somebody I Used To Know” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bob Kirby Branch of Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green, Ky. The […]

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Planetarium to present ‘New Horizons at Pluto’ July 2-Aug. 23

New Horizons at Pluto will be presented July 2-Aug. 23 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 New Horizons spacecraft is on approach for a dramatic flight past the icy dwarf planet and its moons in July 2015. The […]

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WKU PBS earns record 7 Ohio Valley Emmy Award nominations

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, has been nominated for seven awards in six different categories for the 51st Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards. Recipients will be announced during a July 25 ceremony at Keeneland in Lexington. WKU’s public broadcasting service has been nominated in each of the past 12 years, receiving the award 17 […]

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WKU Regents to discuss budget, hold committee meetings June 26

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct a special budget approval meeting at 9 a.m. June 26 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Board committees will meet following the budget meeting. Meeting materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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Two May 2015 WKU graduates will begin MD/PhD programs this fall

Among 28 former WKU students who will begin medical school this fall, May 2015 graduates Hannah Pennington and Brandon Farmer will begin extremely competitive MD/PhD programs. Pennington, a Biology and Chemistry double major and Mathematics minor from Union, was accepted at multiple MD/PhD programs, but elected the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University […]

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