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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. MTSU on Oct. 10

WKU (4-1, 2-0 C-USA) hosts Middle Tennessee (2-3, 1-0 C-USA) at 11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 10) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in a Red Out game. All fans are encouraged to wear red to the game, and the first 1,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a red #BrohmSquad T-shirt. (Read more about […]

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Ogden, GRREC host STEMshot! air rocketry event Oct. 24

WKU’s Ogden College of Science and Engineering and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative will host the 2nd Annual STEMshot! rocketry competition for students in grades 4-12. STEMshot!, a compressed air rocketry competition giving students the opportunity to engage in a challenging real-world problem based activity designed to enhance student’s critical thinking skills and understanding […]

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WKU department head completes Eastern Europe expedition

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from a 19-day expedition to Eastern Europe, representing the American Geographical Society as part of its geographic educational outreach program. The key theme of this journey that explored Eastern Europe was resilience and development in post-Soviet […]

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Meaningful Acts of Service promote student volunteerism

The WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships is offering an opportunity for students to get more involved in there community through Meaningful Acts of Service that provide monthly volunteer opportunities. The WKU ALIVE Center launched its first fall semester Meaningful Acts of Service with Project Grow, as an opportunity for students to volunteer in the […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present ‘Our Star’ Oct. 13-Nov. 24

Our Star, a spectacular, up-close look at the Sun and how it affects our world, will be presented Oct. 13-Nov. 24 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and suitable for all ages. The 60-minute show will begin on time, with no late […]

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ICSR to present ‘National Parks & Resident Peoples’ on Oct. 20

WKU’s Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility will present “National Parks & Resident Peoples: Unintended Consequences” with Dr. Katie Algeo and Collins Eke at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Downing Student Union, room 2123. Mammoth Cave National Park is located just over 30 miles outside of Bowling Green and is recognized for having the world’s […]

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Fall Super Saturdays offers classes for high ability students

Forty classes for high ability students and students with high interest in a subject in grades one through eight will be held as part of Fall Super Saturdays beginning Oct. 31. High-ability and high-interest students are able to broaden their interests from 9:30 a.m. to noon during these Saturday morning classes on WKU’s campus in […]

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Seminar will focus on gifted students with disabilities

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on twice-exceptional students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Knicely Conference Center. During the Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar, national expert Mary Ruth Coleman will provide strategies for educating this group of gifted young people who also have one or more disabilities. This seminar […]

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Workshop will discuss social, emotional needs of gifted students

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on the needs of gifted youth Oct. 15 and 16 at the Knicely Conference Center. Psychologist Ed Amend will discuss the social-emotional needs of gifted children during the Berta Seminar hosted by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. On Oct. 15 from 7 p.m. to […]

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WKU Sisterhood awards grants to three projects

The WKU Sisterhood awarded grants to three projects at its annual meeting on Sept. 25. The WKU Sisterhood awarded the following grants: $15,500 to the Department of Music for the purchase a new Celesta. The Celesta is similar to an upright piano where the inner hammers strike metal plates rather than strings as in a […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2015

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Society for Lifelong Learning event to feature Don McGuire

Member of The Hilltoppers to share stories on Nov. 4 In the 1950s, a quartet called “The Hilltoppers” went from college students recording an original song in WKU’s Van Meter auditorium to performing on musical stages around the world – and leaving their mark on American music. On Nov. 4, the Society for Lifelong Learning […]

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