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WKU's 10th annual Earth Day Festival was held April 22.

WKU Week in Photos: April 16-23, 2016

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

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Regents select firm to assist with presidential search

The WKU Board of Regents on Friday (April 22) chose the firm of Isaacson, Miller to assist in the search for a new president. Isaacson, Miller, with offices in Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., will help develop a qualified, diverse pool of applicants; recruit candidates; conduct reference checks and assist with screening candidates. WKU […]

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Parking and traffic advisory for April 23 events on campus

Here’s an advisory from WKU Parking and Transportation: The following events will increase traffic congestion and parking demand on WKU’s campus Saturday (April 23). Use caution if you will be on campus and allow extra time to reach your destination. Topper Orientation Program (TOP) in Downing Student Union all day. Parking in PS2. Kentucky Science […]

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View from the Hill – Game Changer Marcus Ward

Tomorrow is WKU Football’s spring game. Find out why strong safety Marcus Ward is called a game changer on and off the field in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU SBDC partners with Google to offer 3 free workshops for businesses

The Small Business Development Center at WKU is partnering with Google to offer three free workshops titled “Let’s Put Your Business on the Map.” The workshops are part of the SBDC Small Business Development Week statewide events. They will assist attendees in learning how to get found online, attract new customers and grow their businesses […]

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Donations expected to reach 20,000 for CANstruct® event

WKU ALIVE Center food drive part of Greek Week Philanthropy Day 20,000. That is just under the number of people that can fit in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, and it is also the number of canned food items expected Saturday (April 23) for the sixth annual CANstruct® for a Cause event at WKU. This year’s […]

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Robert Penn Warren Essay Contest winners announced

The Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at WKU has announced the winners of the 2015-16 Robert Penn Warren High School Essay Contest. Madeline Stephenson, who attends Cumberland County High School in Burkesville, received first prize for her essay, “The Systems of Life.” Matthew Doyle, of Caverna High School in Horse Cave, received second place, […]

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WKU preparing for 2016-17 International Year of South Korea

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP), in collaboration with faculty, staff and units across campus, is preparing for the 2016-17 International Year of South Korea. South Korea will replace South Africa as WKU’s country of focus during the coming academic year. The 2016-17 International Year of South Korea marks the third yearlong country celebration for […]

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WKU to present ‘Evening of Dance’ April 29-May 2

Evening of Dance is the culmination of a year of intense study, training and rehearsal.  This year WKU Dance faculty Amanda Clark, Clifton Brown, Meghen McKinley and Kylene Stephens will be joined by guest choreographers to present a spectacular show filled with tap, jazz, modern dance and contemporary ballet. Hannah Scott will be performing in […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 11-15, 2016

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

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The WKU Forensics Team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship.

WKU Forensics Team wins NFA national speech, debate titles

The WKU Forensics Team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, over the April 14-18 weekend. WKU sent 37 competitors with a total of 137 individual event entries and eight debate entries to the […]

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2 WKU students named Freeman-ASIA Scholars

Two WKU students will study abroad this summer with support from the Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) scholarship program. Mary “Kate” Hart of Princeton and Salvador Hernandez of Nashville, Tennessee, were awarded scholarships of up to $3,000 to advance their Chinese language studies abroad. Both are members of the Chinese Flagship Program, an […]

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