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WKU hosts international landscape conference

Cultural Geographer Dr. Peggy Gripshover, associate professor in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, led a walking tour of downtown Bowling Green as part of the International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture’s (ISLPMC) annual conference, held Sept. 14-17 at WKU. The conference was organized by Dr. Katie Algeo, WKU geography professor, who also […]

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Eezy.com hosting Meetup session Sept. 27 on Facebook marketing

Eezy.com, a leader in premium Photoshop brushes, vector illustrations and video footage and a tenant in the WKU Small Business Accelerator, will host a Meetup session on the topic of Facebook marketing for small business owners and marketers. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Eezy’s office in Suite 119 of […]

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WKU Forensics Team opens 2016-17 season as tournament host

The WKU Forensics Team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Fall Forensic Tournament on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 16-18. Combining four tournaments in one weekend, the event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, hosting 22 schools from California to Pennsylvania, including the University of Alabama, University of […]

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"Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky’s White Oak Basket Tradition" opened Sept. 16 at the Kentucky Museum.

WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 12-16, 2016

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

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WKU Regents to hold committee meetings Sept. 23

The WKU Board of Regents will hold committee meetings on Sept. 23. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. in the Great Hall of The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, Florence Schneider Hall. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/documents/2016/bor_committee_meeting_agenda_09-23-16.pdf. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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View from the Hill – Steve Forbes Lecture at WKU

Multi-millionaire Steve Forbes makes his case on capitalism in front of a standing room only crowd at Western Kentucky University.  Amy Bingham sat down with him after his speech and has more in this week’s View from the Hill.

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Record number of Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit semifinalists

18 recognized in 2016 scholarship program Eighteen seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program, marking the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named […]

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WKU Global Brigades Chapter supports international reach

Students at WKU are showing their support of the university’s goal of international reach through Global Brigades, a new organization focused on the advancement of Latin American and African countries. WKU started its first Global Brigades Chapter in the early spring of 2016, and six months later the group has already participated in its Brigade. […]

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South Korean Film Festival begins Sept. 19 at WKU

WKU’s Office of International Programs, Gender and Women’s Studies Program and the Department of English will present a South Korean Film Festival as part of the International Year of South Korea. The film festival, which begins Sept. 19, will feature smaller art house films and big budget blockbusters and will showcase the Hallyu Wave, a […]

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9 new members elected to WKU Alumni Association Board

The WKU Alumni Association recently elected nine new board members for 2016-2017. The following new members will serve for three-year terms, which began in July: Dr. John A. Carter of Smyrna, Tennessee, a 1988 alumnus, is a retired Sergeant with the Chattanooga Police Department and a current teacher and coach with Williamson County Schools. Amy […]

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Millstone Labs to host Cyber Cop Boot Camp Training Sept. 23

Millstone Labs, LLC, a tenant in the WKU Small Business Accelerator, leads the fight against Online Child Exploitation. Every crime today leaves a “digital fingerprint” and with the proper training of what to look for more crimes will be solved and likely prevented. Millstone Labs is hosting a Cyber Cop Boot Camp Training from 9 […]

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Steve Forbes presented a lecture at WKU on Sept. 8.

WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 6-9, 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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