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The new logo for the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU will be added soon to the statewide network's website.

WEVV-TV to begin using data from Kentucky Mesonet at WKU

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU has signed an agreement with WEVV-TV (CBS/Fox 44) in Evansville, Indiana, to provide weather and climate data for viewers in that area. “The Mesonet data will help inform people in the WEVV viewing area of conditions on the south side of the Ohio River,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist […]

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Theatre production of ‘Dog Sees God’ explores teen issues

Ah, sweet ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang; ageless and wise beyond their years. Well, not so much anymore. Now they’re all grown up, and the real world is nothing like the funny pages. Sister Sally’s gone Goth, Linus is a feckless stoner, promiscuous party-girls Peppermint Patty and Marcy are budding young alcoholics. Lucy, […]

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View from the Hill – The Kidz Club changes career path for WKU student

For the past year, Bowling Green has been home to the Kidz Club, a pediatric medical day treatment facility. Amy Bingham shows us the impact the facility has had on a WKU student in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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25 WKU students candidates for 2017 Coming Home King

Twenty-five WKU students are vying for the 2017 Coming Home King. The king will be crowned March 2 during halftime of WKU’s men’s basketball game versus North Texas. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Diddle Arena. Candidates will participate in numerous activities including a service outing at the Bowling Green Humane Society on Feb. 28, an […]

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WKU music faculty members, alumni honored by KMEA

Two WKU music faculty members and two WKU alumni were honored Feb. 10 at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association conference in Louisville. Dr. Gary Schallert, Director of Bands and Professor of Music, received the University Teacher of the Year award. Dr. Schallert also conducts the WKU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and teaches graduate […]

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16 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Finalists

Sixteen Gatton Academy seniors learned this week they were selected as National Merit Finalists. Since The Gatton Academy’s inception in 2007, 97 students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Fifty-eight Gatton Academy seniors took the PSAT® as juniors last year, meaning 27.6 percent of the students made the National Merit Finalist level. The 2016-2017 National […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 6-10, 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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Members of the WKU Forensics Team won tournament championships Feb. 11-12 at Bowling Green State University.

WKU Forensics Team wins at Bowling Green State University

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in two tournaments the weekend of Feb. 11-12. WKU’s team of 10 was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, capturing 15 individual championships, and advancing all members to at least one final round each. Other competing schools included Marshall University and Eastern Michigan […]

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WKU music professor receives alumni award from UNCG

WKU Professor of Music John Cipolla was presented with a distinguished alumni award by the administration and faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts. Dr. Cipolla received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UNCG. Each year, the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts invites one […]

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11 WKU students inducted into leadership honor society

The WKU Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society inducted 11 members Feb. 9 at a ceremony in the Downing Student Union. Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character. The group supports collaboration among students, faculty and members of all ages and across the […]

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Kentucky Folklife Program announces 2017 recipient of Homer Ledford Award

Doug Naselroad will receive award April 22 in Lexington The Kentucky Folklife Program announces Doug Naselroad as the 2017 recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. Since 2007, the Kentucky Folklife Program, based in the Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology of WKU, has awarded the Homer Ledford Award to Kentucky luthiers who have demonstrated outstanding […]

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View from the Hill – Mahurin Gift to Honors College

      For decades, Pete and Dixie Mahurin have given back to their alma mater, Western Kentucky University.   Amy Bingham has more on their most recent gift in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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