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WKU Week in Photos Special Edition: Fall 2017 Semester Begins

Here’s a special edition of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. Tuesday (Aug. 22) was the first full day of classes for the fall 2017 semester at WKU. President Timothy C. Caboni participated in the Topper Directions program and handed out WKU T-shirts as part of a “Presidential Swap-Out.” […]

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Today@WKU: August 22, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for August 22, 2017. WKU News Great American Eclipse at WKU: Check out photos from Monday’s eclipse viewing at WKU. (More: Eclipse data from the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU.) WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 11-20, 2017: Check out the first installment of WKU Week in […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 11-20, 2017

Here’s the first installment of WKU Week in Photos for the fall 2017 semester by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (For more WKU News, visit http://www.wku.edu/news)  

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Today@WKU: August 21, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for August 21, 2017. WKU News WKU hosting eclipse viewing events today: WKU will host Great American Eclipse viewing events today for K-12 students, community members and WKU students, faculty and staff at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, WKU South Lawn and WKU Farm. A VIP event […]

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View from the Hill – Solar Eclipse Plans at WKU

      WKU is preparing for two major events on Monday, the opening of the fall semester and the Great American Eclipse.  Amy Bingham has more on eclipse activities planned on campus in this week’s View from the Hill.      

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#PeopleofWKU: Dr. William Mkanta

Dr. William Mkanta, Interim Head for the WKU Department of Public Health, is celebrating 10 years at WKU! This week, he’s being recognized for #PeopleofWKU for his commitment to connecting culture to education. Dr. Mkanta organizes trips to Tanzania and Zanzibar each year to give students a unique learning experience. “When I travel, I get […]

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View from the Hill – Three Generations – WKU Recreation

      A family with strong WKU ties continues making a difference in the lives of people with special needs.  Amy Bingham shows us how in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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#PeopleofWKU: Dr. Dawn Bolton

“I work with great people,” said Dr. Dawn Bolton, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Mattie Newman Ford Professor and Associate Professor in Management. “I am not alone in this. There are lots of great people in my Center, my department, in my college and in this university.” Whenever Bolton discusses her work […]

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#ThrowbackWKU: Dr. Frank T. Etscorn III

We’re teaming up with WKU Alumni Association for this #ThrowbackWKU to remember one of our great alums! Dr. Frank T. Etscorn III (’71, ’73) is the first patent holder for the nicotine patch to help cigarette smokers break the smoking habit. Etscorn, a retired Dean and behavioral psychologist at New Mexico Tech, specialized in studying […]

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View from the Hill – SOKY Film Commission

Hollywood seems to have found a new home in Horse Cave with three movies shot in less than a year right here in South Central Kentucky. WKU students are taking full advantage of the opportunity as Amy Bingham reports in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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#PeopleofWKU: Dr. Steven Wininger

Dr. Steven Wininger has been with WKU for 16 years. He serves as the co-department head and professor of Psychology at WKU. Dr. Wininger is being recognized for #PeopleofWKU for his inventive approach to running an academic department with co-department head, Dr. Pitt Derryberry. “We both love to teach and we both love to do […]

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View from the Hill – Hilltopper Creamery

        A cheese lab that’s been in the works at WKU for more than four years is now  up and running.  Amy Bingham takes us inside the facility in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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