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WKU Week in Photos: May 1-5, 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 preparing to launch 2017-2018 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP) is preparing to launch the 2017-2018 International Year of (IYO) Bosnia and Herzegovina. The IYO program places a yearlong spotlight on a specific country and provides WKU and Bowling Green with a greater understanding of that country’s history and culture and its intersections with the U.S. The IYO is […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 24-30, 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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WKU’s 181st Commencement set for May 12-13 at Diddle Arena

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 2,605 spring and summer graduates during its 181st Commencement May 12-13 at Diddle Arena. Graduate: During the graduate ceremony at 5 p.m. May 12, WKU will confer 29 doctor of physical therapy, 11 doctor of education, nine doctor of nursing practice, 583 master’s and nine specialist in education […]

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Regents approve tuition, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved tuition and mandatory student fees for the 2018 fiscal year. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $145 per semester (3 percent) to $5,101. Nonresident undergraduate tuition will increase $360 per semester to $12,756. Regents also approved consolidating the departments of Engineering, Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences and Computer Science […]

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WKU to rename building in honor of Rep. Jody Richards

WKU’s Board of Regents today (April 28) approved renaming a campus building to honor long-time WKU supporter and state representative Jody Richards of Bowling Green. Mass Media and Technology Hall will become Jody Richards Hall during a May 4 ceremony. Richards, whose 14-year tenure as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives was the longest […]

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View from the Hill – WKU Applications on the rise

More and more college bound students are choosing WKU earlier in the decision making process. Amy Bingham looks at the reasons why in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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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 Storm Chase students prepare for annual trip with new SpiritFunder campaign

Eight WKU students will participate this year in Dr. Josh Durkee’s Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting course, an innovative learning experience to forecast, analyze, document and study severe convective storms across the Great Plains. In its eighth year, the WKU Storm Chase course will begin May 15. Since the group spends two weeks traveling […]

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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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