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WKU Forensics Team wins tournaments in Indiana

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to take part in two tournaments known as the Mid-American Forensic League Numbers 1 and 2, the weekend of Sept. 26-27. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champions at both tournaments, ahead of Bradley University, Illinois State University and the University of Northern Iowa. The team walked away […]

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Confucius Institute to host teacher training conference

The Confucius Institute at WKU has been selected as the site for the 2015 Hanban Volunteer Teacher In-Service Training conference Oct. 9-11. The conference will include more than 130 Hanban Volunteer Teachers from more than 20 states and will be held at the WKU Center for Research and Development at 2413 Nashville Road. For information […]

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Roberts honored for impact on education in Kentucky

Julia Link Roberts received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators on Friday (Sept. 25), recognizing the impact she has had on teacher education and all facets of gifted education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The KATE Distinguished Educator Award honors outstanding professional educators who have made significant contributions to the […]

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View from the Hill – Meet the new conductor of The Symphony at WKU

The Symphony at WKU kicks off its new season Friday night (Sept. 25) with a brand new conductor at the helm.  Amy Bingham introduces us to Dr. Brian St. John in this week’s View from the Hill.   Dr. Brian St. John is the new Baker Professor of Music, one of three endowed professorships in […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 26

WKU hosts Miami (Ohio) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 26) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in the annual White Out game. All fans are encouraged to wear white to the game, and the first 10,000 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a Live United White Out T-shirt. More: Gameday plans from WKUSports.com; WKU […]

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WKU PBS, PBS KIDS, Overstock.com team to provide more books

With the help of WKU mascot Big Red, representatives of WKU PBS delivered a second round of books to area children as part of its Reading Readiness campaign. Students with Community Education of Bowling Green and Warren County’s after school program at T. C. Cherry Elementary School in Bowling Green, welcomed the furry mascot and […]

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The Symphony at WKU hosts Broadway Today!™ on Sept. 25

On Friday (Sept. 25) at 7:30 p.m. in Van Meter Auditorium, The Symphony at WKU in association with Monica Robinson Ltd. presents BROADWAY TODAY ™ featuring Craig Schulman, Gary Mauer and Tamara Hayden. Craig Schulman is the only performer in the world to have performed the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s […]

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‘Wildflower’ honored with 9th Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award

WKU Libraries has selected Wildflower, written by Alecia Whitaker, as the winner of the ninth Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award. The national award was created to honor the memory of former WKU librarian Evelyn Thurman, who made significant contributions to children’s librarianship and literacy during her 25 years of service to the university and […]

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WKU offering program for nurses in agricultural areas

Online course helps nurses serve mental health needs of farmers Farming can be an extremely rewarding occupation, but it can also be a highly stressful job. Many farmers are at risk for numerous health problems, including mental health issues, depression and increased risk of suicide. With over 85,000 small family farms throughout Kentucky, it is […]

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Community Partnerships Day celebrated at WKU Hill House

WKU President Gary Ransdell and Bowling Green Mayor Bruce Wilkerson signed the Community Partnerships Day proclamation on Friday (Sept. 18) recognizing the commitment and continued support of community members, organizations, WKU students, faculty and staff to working together to improve quality of life. By proclaiming September 18 Community Partnerships Day, the document states that the […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 14-18, 2015

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos, which included several events as well as visits to WKU’s regional campuses, by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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WKU forensics team hosts 23 schools in season opener

The WKU forensics team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Fall Forensic Tournament on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 18-20. With five tournaments in one weekend, the event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, hosting 23 schools from California to Pennsylvania, including the University of Alabama, University of […]

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