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Record 13 WKU students honored by Fulbright Program

Thirteen WKU students have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the most in WKU’s history. Eight graduating seniors and recent alumni received grants: Brittany Broder of St. Charles, Missouri; Jessica Brumley of Lawrenceburg; Elizabeth Gribbins of Louisville; Jarred Johnson of Somerset; Bailey Mack of Louisville; Tyler Prochazka of Newton, Kansas; Megan Skaggs of […]

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WKU Public Radio staff, student broadcasters receive Kentucky AP awards

WKU Public Radio reporter Lisa Autry took home a first place Kentucky AP Broadcasters award on April 30 for Best Long Enterprise Reporting – radio. Autry’s report on Asian Carp invading Kentucky waterways was voted tops in the category. Autry has been a reporter at WKYU since 2004; several of her feature stories have appeared […]

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18 awards presented at Bucks for Bright Ideas banquet

The Kentucky Innovation Network recognized 18 winning individuals/teams during its annual Bucks for Bright Ideas banquet on Wednesday (May 4) at the WKU Center for Research and Development. The awards consist of more than $30,000 in services donated by professional firms and technology companies in the region. The Bowling Green office of the Kentucky Innovation […]

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WKU faculty members provide training for Chinese teachers

Since 2012, professors from WKU’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences have traveled to China and provided training for new incoming Chinese teachers for the Confucius Institute. This year was no exception, as Dr. Kay Gandy and Dr. Rebecca Stobaugh from the School of Teacher Education provided a five-day training to 12 teachers on the […]

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View from the Hill – Fiji’s gear up for Bike4Alz

A dozen members of the Fiji fraternity at WKU are gearing up for this summer’s cross country bike trip to raise money for Alzheimers. Amy Bingham finds out why Bike4Alz  is a labor of love for them in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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Gatton student receives scholarship for research internship in Germany

Eura Shin, a second-year student at The Gatton Academy, has received a funded summer internship in Germany through a competitive, international scholarship. The German Academic Exchange Service’s Research Internship in Science and Engineering (known as the DAAD RISE) provides North American and British undergraduates the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German […]

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Members of WKU's Fiji fraternity will begin the 2016 Bike4Alz ride this month in Seattle. (WKU photo by Bryan Lemon)

WKU students to ride cross country in Bike4Alz project

For the fourth time since 2010, a group of WKU fraternity members will be making a cross country bike ride to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research. The 2016 Bike4Alz team of 12 riders and two support drivers will be traveling about 3,600 miles from Seattle, Washington, to Virginia Beach, Virginia. After a farewell […]

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Hardin Planetarium to present Pluto show May 12-June 30

Pluto: Gateway to the Third Zone of the Solar System will be presented May 12-June 30 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: On July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft accomplished a high speed flyby of Pluto and its […]

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WKU selects Cuba for 2018-19 International Year Of… program

Following a faculty proposal process, Cuba has been selected as the country of focus for the 2018-19 International Year Of… (IYO) program at WKU. The IYO, an annual initiative administered by the Office of International Programs in collaboration with academic colleges, departments, campus offices and local organizations, is intended to provide campus constituents and members […]

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Project Breaking Ground to host open house on May 12

Project Breaking Ground will host an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (May 12) at the three-quarter acre community garden that flanks the Barren County Detention Center at 201 Samson St. in Glasgow. Dr. Nicole Breazeale, a WKU Assistant Professor of Sociology and coordinator of the project, is pleased with the project’s […]

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A delegation from WKU recently visited Alltech China in Beijing. From left: Dr. Wu (WKU), Dr. Craig T. Cobane (WKU), Dr. Mark Lyons (Alltech China), Chanatip Padungdetpasuton (Alltech China) and Anna Lin (Alltech China).

Alltech China, WKU announce new internship program

Alltech China and WKU are proud to announce a new internship program in conjunction with the Chinese Language Flagship Program at WKU. One of only 12 such programs in the nation, the Chinese Language Flagship Program at WKU seeks to bring students from the beginning level of Chinese proficiency to the superior level during their […]

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WKU Libraries professor’s book ‘Tibetan Folktales’ receives storytelling award

WKU Libraries Professor Haiwang Yuan’s book Tibetan Folktales was recently recognized by Five Libraries Unlimited, an affiliate of ABC-CLIO, as a top pick for their Storytelling World Awards.  Tibetan Folktales, written by Yuan, Awang Kunga and Bo Li, received an Honorable Mention in the Special Storytelling Resources category. For more than 20 years, the Storytelling […]

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