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Lone Star Rodeo Feb. 10-12 at WKU’s Ag Expo Center

The Lone Star Rodeo Company will make its 2017 visit to WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center for four shows at 8 p.m. Feb 10; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 11; and 2 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets are $19 for reserved seats and $15 for general admission. Tickets may be purchased by phone at […]

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WKU Board of Regents announces preferred presidential candidate

Dr. Timothy Caboni to visit for meetings, campus forums Jan. 25-26 The WKU Board of Regents has selected Dr. Timothy Caboni, vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Kansas, as the preferred candidate to be the 10th president of WKU. Dr. Caboni will visit WKU and hold a series of meetings and campus […]

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WKU has launched an eSports team.

WKU eSports team will host live viewing of Feb. 4 match

The WKU eSports team will host a live viewing of its Week 4 match in the University League of Legends (ULoL) regular season on Feb. 4. The match will be a best-of-three against Murray State University and will be held at Nite Class in the Downing Student Union. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with […]

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Department of Music’s 22nd annual PRISM Concert Jan. 27

The WKU Department of Music will present its 22nd annual PRISM Concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at Van Meter Hall. Featuring a dazzling light show, the fast-paced, musical extravaganza features the best ensembles the Department of Music has to offer. Ensembles include the WKU Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Band, WKU Chorale, Steel Drum Band, […]

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20 WKU employees selected for 2017 Staff Leadership Institute

The WKU Staff Council’s Staff Leadership Institute (SLI) Committee has selected the SLI Class of 2017. Through a competitive process, the committee selected 20 WKU staff members to participate in the eight-month program, which develops leadership skills for a cohort of WKU staff who has demonstrated advancement potential. The SLI Class of 2017 participants are […]

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The WKU Board of Regents met Oct. 28.

WKU Board of Regents to meet Jan. 8-9 in Nashville

WKU’s Board of Regents will meet Sunday and Monday (Jan. 8-9) in the Neely Room of the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, 2100 West End Ave., Nashville, Tennessee. The Board will meet in closed session both days beginning at noon on Sunday to discuss applicants for the position of university president. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2017/bor-presidential-search-meeting-agenda-jan-8-and-9-2017.pdf. […]

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‘Starry Tales for a Winter Night’ opens Jan. 3 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium

Starry Tales for a Winter Night, a highly interactive planetarium experience designed to help you find your way around winter’s night skies, will be presented Jan. 3-Feb. 12 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: During the 60-minute show, participants […]

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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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