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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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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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WKU to present ‘Evening of Dance’ April 28-May 1

The WKU Dance Company will present Evening of Dance this weekend (April 28-May 1) at the Russell Miller Theatre in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Evening of Dance is the culmination of a year of intense study, training and rehearsal for the WKU Dance Company. This year WKU Dance faculty members Amanda Clark, Meghen […]

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WKU CEC announces Next Generation Initiative

When a person diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum reaches age 21, mandated state and federal services end. Mary Lloyd Moore, Director of the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU, says this has been compared to falling off a cliff. Dr. Moore quoted a colleague, Denise Resnick: “As the school bus stops coming, families and […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 28

The WKU Board of Regents will conduct its second quarterly meeting on April 28. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2017/bor_meeting_packet_4-28-17.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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WKU civil engineering students honored at regional event

WKU civil engineering students competed in the Ohio Valley Student Conference April 5-9 at The Ohio State University. More than 400 civil engineering students 13 colleges and universities from Ohio, Kentucky and western Pennsylvania competed. WKU steel bridge and concrete canoe teams finished third overall in the regional competitions. WKU students also finished first in […]

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View from the Hill – Coach Mike Sanford excited about Red/White Spring Game

The annual Red/White Spring football game is just one day away and  for the fifth time in eight years, WKU will have a new person at the helm.  Amy Bingham introduces us to head football coach Mike Sanford in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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Statement from WKU President Gary A. Ransdell on recent Student Government Association resolution

Statement from WKU President Gary A. Ransdell on the recent Student Government Association resolution: “Student success is an important ongoing discussion at Western Kentucky University, and the recruitment, persistence and success of underrepresented minority students is a daily focus across this institution. “We appreciate the Student Government Association’s interest in these issues, but it’s important […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 10-14, 2017

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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