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WKU students help create new style of movie making; film nominated for Project of Year

While most students were at home relaxing over the holiday break, more than 15 WKU students, alumni and faculty worked on a proof of concept film called “The Reign,” written by WKU film professor Luke Pennington. The film has been nominated in IndieWire’s Project of the Year Contest. If the film wins, it will receive […]

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‘Physics of Shadows’ theme of Feb. 25 Physics Olympics at WKU

Physics of Shadows is the theme of the 2017 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics on Feb. 25. WKU’s Department of Physics & Astronomy is inviting high schools to send teams of four to compete in the half-day competition that consists of a pentathlon of challenging problem-solving activities that reward teamwork, communication and creativity. This year’s event […]

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The new logo for the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU will be added soon to the statewide network's website.

WEVV-TV to begin using data from Kentucky Mesonet at WKU

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU has signed an agreement with WEVV-TV (CBS/Fox 44) in Evansville, Indiana, to provide weather and climate data for viewers in that area. “The Mesonet data will help inform people in the WEVV viewing area of conditions on the south side of the Ohio River,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist […]

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Theatre production of ‘Dog Sees God’ explores teen issues

Ah, sweet ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang; ageless and wise beyond their years. Well, not so much anymore. Now they’re all grown up, and the real world is nothing like the funny pages. Sister Sally’s gone Goth, Linus is a feckless stoner, promiscuous party-girls Peppermint Patty and Marcy are budding young alcoholics. Lucy, […]

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View from the Hill – The Kidz Club changes career path for WKU student

For the past year, Bowling Green has been home to the Kidz Club, a pediatric medical day treatment facility. Amy Bingham shows us the impact the facility has had on a WKU student in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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25 WKU students candidates for 2017 Coming Home King

Twenty-five WKU students are vying for the 2017 Coming Home King. The king will be crowned March 2 during halftime of WKU’s men’s basketball game versus North Texas. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Diddle Arena. Candidates will participate in numerous activities including a service outing at the Bowling Green Humane Society on Feb. 28, an […]

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WKU music faculty members, alumni honored by KMEA

Two WKU music faculty members and two WKU alumni were honored Feb. 10 at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association conference in Louisville. Dr. Gary Schallert, Director of Bands and Professor of Music, received the University Teacher of the Year award. Dr. Schallert also conducts the WKU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and teaches graduate […]

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16 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Finalists

Sixteen Gatton Academy seniors learned this week they were selected as National Merit Finalists. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT® as juniors last year, meaning 27.6 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level. The 2016-2017 National […]

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WKU's 180th Commencement

WKU Fall 2016 Graduates List

The WKU Fall 2016 Graduates List is available online. The list includes names and hometowns as listed by the students and the degree received. Bowling Green/Warren County students Other Kentucky students; U.S. students; international students Within each category, students are listed in ZIP Code order. To view the lists, visit Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) […]

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WWE Live coming to WKU on April 17; tickets on sale Feb. 17

WWE Live will return to WKU’s Diddle Arena at 7:30 p.m. April 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (Feb. 17) at the WKU Ticket Office at Diddle Arena, online at or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or 1-800-5BIGRED. Tickets are $95, $50, $35, $25 and $15. The lineup is expected to include […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 6-10, 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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Members of the WKU Forensics Team won tournament championships Feb. 11-12 at Bowling Green State University.

WKU Forensics Team wins at Bowling Green State University

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in two tournaments the weekend of Feb. 11-12. WKU’s team of 10 was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, capturing 15 individual championships, and advancing all members to at least one final round each. Other competing schools included Marshall University and Eastern Michigan […]

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