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Regents approve tuition, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved tuition and mandatory student fees for the 2018 fiscal year. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $145 per semester (3 percent) to $5,101. Nonresident undergraduate tuition will increase $360 per semester to $12,756. Regents also approved consolidating the departments of Engineering, Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences and Computer Science […]

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WKU to rename building in honor of Rep. Jody Richards

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved renaming a campus building to honor long-time WKU supporter and state representative Jody Richards of Bowling Green. Mass Media and Technology Hall will become Jody Richards Hall during a May 4 ceremony. Richards, whose 14-year tenure as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives was the longest […]

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View from the Hill – WKU Applications on the rise

More and more college bound students are choosing WKU earlier in the decision making process. Amy Bingham looks at the reasons why in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU professor, students make mark on global healthcare

As a university with international reach, WKU has partnered with a variety of study abroad organizations to make it easier for students as well as faculty to extend their academic experiences beyond the U.S. Dr. William Mkanta, an associate professor of healthcare administration in the Department of Public Health, helps his students interact with international […]

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Bike4Alz group to ride across country again this summer

A group of WKU students will bike across the country this summer to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. They are riding with the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Bike4Alz, which was founded by WKU students in 2010. This summer’s ride is the organization’s fifth. The 2017 riders are Ethan Brown of Columbia; Logan Carroll and Alex Houlton, […]

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2 WKU students honored by national organizations

Two WKU students have earned recognition from national organizations. WKU graduate student awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC: WKU graduate student Holly C. Osterman of Bowling Green was recently selected for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC) by the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Osterman, who received her […]

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Gatton Academy team competing in 2017 National Science Bowl

A team from The Gatton Academy will be competing in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl® this week (April 27-May 1) in Washington, D.C. The Gatton Academy team of seniors Karthik Boyareddygari (Bowling Green High School), Caleb Stickney (Estill County High School), Tricia Thompson (Owensboro Catholic High School), Matthew Broadbent (Heritage Christian Academy) and […]

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WKU recycling old keys for classroom projects

After years of traditional recycling of keys, the Access Control staff at WKU has found a new and innovative way to reuse the keys for student development. Earlier this semester, the Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences melted 300 pounds of keys for students to use in class. Beginning in the fall, students taking manufacturing, […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2017-18 lineup

The 2017-2018 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall. Roxane Gay                 Sept. 19, 2017 Robert Reich                Oct. 18, 2017 Yamato Drummers        Feb. 2, 2018 Paul Alan Cox               Feb. 12, 2018 Daniel Levitin                 March 5, 2018 All of the Cultural Enhancement Series events will take place at […]

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WKU Storm Chase students prepare for annual trip with new SpiritFunder campaign

Eight WKU students will participate this year in Dr. Josh Durkee’s Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course, an innovative learning experience to forecast, analyze, document and study severe convective storms across the Great Plains. In its eighth year, the WKU Storm Chase course will begin May 15. Since the group spends two weeks traveling […]

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WKU student entrepreneurs honored at Idea State U

WKU seniors Muamer Razic of Bowling Green and Kendra Mitchell of Princeton were among the award winners April 22 in Lexington during the annual Idea State U, a business plan competition designed to identify and support the next generation of Kentucky innovators and entrepreneurs. Razic, an organizational leadership major with minors in sales and entrepreneurship, […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 17-23, 2017

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

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