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Disability studies scholar to present lecture April 2 at WKU

Dr. Alison Kafer, Associate Professor and Chair of Feminist Studies at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, will present Crip Futures, Future Coalitions: Disability & Social Justice on April 2 at WKU. Her presentation is the final event in the WKU Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility’s spring 2015 Social Justice Speaker Series, focusing on the […]

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WKU photojournalism students first, fifth in Hearst contest

WKU photojournalism students finished first and fifth in the third multimedia competition of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Adam Wolffbrandt, a senior from Lexington, won the multimedia enterprise reporting category for his entry Built from Bourbon. Wolffbrandt received a $2,600 scholarship and qualifies to participate in the Hearst National Multimedia Championship in June in […]

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WKU Week in Photos: March 14-21, 2015

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

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WKU Public Health students attend long term care conference

Seven WKU students and one faculty member from the Department of Public Health’s Health Care Administration (HCA) and Long Term Care Administration (LTCA) Certificate Program recently traveled to Rising Sun, Indiana, to attend the American College of Health Care Administrators’ (ACHCA) regional District 3 Meeting. Despite last minute transportation challenges and forecasts of winter storms […]

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WKU extends international reach with partnership in Iceland

In simultaneous ceremonies just over 60 miles from the Arctic Circle in Iceland and in Bowling Green, WKU, the University of Akureyri (UNAK) and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) signed an academic and research agreement Monday (March 23) that solidifies the North Atlantic Climate Change Collaboration (NAC3) project. The innovative agreement signed by the […]

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WKU to announce Iceland partnership on March 23

WKU is extending its international reach to the Arctic and will announce its latest partnership with a live news conference from Iceland on Monday (March 23). WKU President Gary Ransdell and other WKU faculty will sign an agreement with the University of Akureyri (UNAK) and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) during a live teleconference […]

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WKU to celebrate student research during REACH Week

WKU will celebrate student research and creativity March 23-28 during REACH (Research Experiences and Creative Heights) Week. The week’s events include a kickoff reception, showcases of scholarly activity by colleges and other campus programs, lectures and the 45th annual Student Research Conference. (The complete schedule of 2015 REACH Week activities is online at http://www.wku.edu/studentresearch/reachweek.php) REACH […]

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WKU Board of Regents to hold committee meetings March 27

The WKU Board of Regents will hold quarterly committee meetings on March 27 in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. with the Student Affairs Committee, followed by the Finance and Budget, Academic Affairs and Executive committees. The agenda for the meetings is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/. Contact: […]

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View from the Hill – Farm to Campus

It’s being called a game changer for the Kentucky Proud program.  The Farm to Campus initiative unveiled this week at WKU will provide a huge boost to local farmers as Amy Bingham explains in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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3 WKU students participate in Model Arab League conference

During their 2015 Spring Break, three WKU students immersed themselves not in the sunshine of a Caribbean beach, but in some of the most sensitive diplomatic challenges in the Middle East. Senior Christopher McKenna, a Political Science and International Affairs major from Crestwood; sophomore Tyberius Knipp, an International Affairs major and Arabic minor from Olive […]

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Geoscience graduate student wins national research scholarship

The Karst Waters Institute has selected WKU Geoscience graduate student Connor Salley of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, as the 2015 recipient of the Institute’s William L. Wilson Scholarship in Karst Science. Salley won the national award for his research proposal “Advancing Methods to Measure the Atmospheric Sink from Carbonate Rock Weathering.” The award, given to one […]

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WKU to host 6th annual CGA student golf tourney April 11

WKU’s Play Golf America University (PGAU) Program will host the 6th Annual Collegiate Golf Alliance Student Qualifier on April 11 at the Bowling Green Country Club. The two-person scramble is open to all college students. The winning WKU team will receive a free trip to the CGA’s National Collegiate Golf Championship July 7-9 in Las […]

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