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WKU Dance Company to present ‘Evening of Dance’ May 1-4

Evening of Dance has it all this year from the sultry sounds of jazz to the feathery lightness of ballet. The WKU Dance Company has worked all year under the direction of the dance faculty to put together an evening that will impress and astound. Evening of Dance will be presented May 1-4 in the […]

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Baylor professor Russell to present Warren-Brooks lecture

Richard Rankin Russell, professor of English at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, will deliver the annual Warren-Brooks lecture on literary criticism on Thursday (April 23). The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at WKU. Dr. Russell’s recent book, Seamus Heaney’s Regions, was selected as the 2014 winner of the Robert […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 24

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct its second quarterly meeting on April 24. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. CDT in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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Fulbright Program representative to visit WKU faculty April 21-22

The Office of International Programs and the Center for Faculty Development are partnering with the Kentucky Fulbright Association to raise faculty awareness of opportunities to teach and conduct research overseas through the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program is a world-renowned awarder of competitive, merit-based grants for international education exchange. Established in 1946 by U.S. Sen. […]

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Astrophysicist/educator bringing Relativity Tour to WKU on April 30

You won’t need to be a rocket scientist to attend astrophysicist/educator Dr. Jeffrey Bennett’s Relativity Tour presentation April 30 at WKU’s Downing Student Union Auditorium. Dr. Bennett will present Black Holes Don’t Suck! – An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Relativity Theories and Why They Matter at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the […]

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SOKY Book Fest selected as a KTIA Spring Top 10 Festival for 2015

The Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) has selected the 17th Annual Southern Kentucky Book Festival as one of its 2015 Spring Top 10 Festivals & Events. This is the third straight year that the festival has been given this recognition. A panel of impartial judges selects the KTIA Top 10 Festivals & Events for each […]

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‘Bob, A Life in Five Acts’ to be presented April 20-21 at WKU

It’s time for a road trip across years and miles. Bob, A Life in Five Acts, by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, will be presented at 8 p.m. April 20 and 21 in The Lab Theatre in WKU’s Gordon Wilson Hall. In this play, the audience will be taken on a whirlwind tour of Bob’s unique life. […]

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German art researcher to present 2015 Hatcher Lecture at WKU

Dr. April Eisman, Associate Professor of Visual Art and Culture at Iowa State University, will deliver the annual Paul G. and Ernestine G. Hatcher Lecture in WKU’s Department of Modern Languages on Tuesday (April 14). The talk will take place at 4 p.m. at the Faculty House and is titled Wild Women of the 1980’s: […]

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WKU faculty member honored for paper on changes in parent-teacher communication

WKU Associate Professor of Communication Blair Thompson will receive the Top Paper in Communication Education award from the Central States Communication Association for his work on The Changing Nature of Parent-Teacher Communication: Mode Selection in the Smartphone Era. “This award is a real testament to quality scholarship,” said Jimmie Manning, CSCA Executive Director. “This year […]

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WKU to host Pathways to Sustainability Festival April 17-18

WKU will host a Pathways to Sustainability Festival on April 17-18 to mark Earth Day 2015, which is officially celebrated on April 22. The festival will be free to the public and will include the following events: Presentations and a roundtable discussion from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17 at the Downing Student Union, […]

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Workshop on April 29 will outline changes in medical coding

Physicians, coders and practice managers can learn about revisions to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems during a free class 1-3 p.m. April 29 in Bowling Green. WKU’s Institute for Rural Health, the WKU College of Health & Human Services, South Central Area Health Education Center, Kentucky Office of Rural Health, […]

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Nominations being accepted for 2016 class of Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted through July 15 for the 2016 class of inductees into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. The nomination form is available online at http://www.wku.edu/kythf/nominations.php The Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame was established in 2000 through a generous gift from former Gov. Louie B. Nunn. With his gift, […]

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