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Children’s Theatre Series continues with ‘Cinderella Confidential’ Oct. 21-23

In the midst of a Dr. Seuss-themed Homecoming filled with interesting characters, fairy tales will be coming to life Oct. 21-23 on the top of the Hill. Join the WKU Department of Theatre & Dance for the second show in its Children’s Theatre Series, Cinderella Confidential by Eric Coble, directed by Allie Thomas, a senior […]

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Lesser long-nosed bats are endangered species that pollinate agave and southwestern columnar cacti. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services)

Public invited to help scientists study bat behavior

Arizona BatWatch project created by education coordinator of Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning Bats play an important role in the ecosystem. Yet, scientists know relatively little about their behaviors in the wild. Arizona BatWatch is a new, National Science Foundation-funded, citizen science project designed to help scientists study bat behaviors around a […]

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The Homecoming Parade was held Nov. 6.

Traffic/parking information for Homecoming parade Oct. 21

The 2016 Homecoming parade, sponsored by Midtown by Brookside, will begin at 5 p.m. Friday (Oct. 21) near the Downing Student Union and will make its way up College Heights Boulevard then down State Street to Fountain Square Park in downtown Bowling Green. WKU Parking and Transportation Services announces the following changes to traffic patterns […]

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Montell’s ‘Tales of Kentucky Ghosts’ available in paperback just in time for Halloween

Tales of the supernatural have pervaded every culture across the globe, because as humans, we have a fascination with the mysteries of death and what lies beyond. Though the supernatural is often met with skepticism, a good ghost story still causes you to take an extra look around the corner or get a little nervous […]

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The White Squirrel Weather website is located at wkuweather.com

WKU Meteorology launches White Squirrel Weather

There are new eyes in the sky over WKU and it’s called White Squirrel Weather. Since its inception in 2007, the B.S. Meteorology Program within the Department of Geography and Geology has grown from three majors to a current enrollment of 67. Dr. Josh Durkee, Associate Professor of Meteorology and Climate Science Research, joined the […]

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Members of the WKU Forensics Team competed in six tournaments Oct. 15-16.

WKU Forensics Team competes in Indiana, Alabama & Missouri

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Muncie, Indiana; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and Warrensburg, Missouri, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 15-16. The tournaments in Muncie were co-hosted by Ball State University and Illinois State University. The team placed first in team sweepstakes at both tournaments, and won the Bensen and Hedges Traveling […]

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Hack The Hill, undergraduate coding competition, Nov. 5-6

Hack The Hill, WKU’s first hackathon, will take place on Nov. 5-6 for undergraduate students. The coding competition encourages designers, entrepreneurs and engineers to create code for mobile and desktop apps, hardware hacks, games and other technology-related creations. The event provides opportunities to those within the coding community to foster creativity and excitement. Coders will […]

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WKU groups sponsored a human ribbon for breast cancer awareness on Oct. 12.

WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 10-15, 2016

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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Hughey, Basham named 2016 inductees into WKU Libraries Open Access Hall of Fame

Dr. Aaron Hughey and Cortney Basham are the 2016 inductees into the WKU Libraries Open Access Hall of Fame. “We want to acknowledge both faculty and students who have enhanced the works in TopSCHOLAR®, the Research and Creative Activity Database of WKU,” said Deana Groves, Department Head of Library Technical Services at WKU. “Dr. Hughey’s […]

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Far Away Places series presents author of ‘Radio and the Gendered Soundscape’

The next Far Away Places speaker is Christine Ehrick, associate professor of History at the University Louisville, who will be talking about her book Radio and the Gendered Soundscape: Women and Broadcasting in Argentina and Uruguay, 1930-1950. Her program is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 20) at Barnes & Noble (1680 Campbell Lane). Radio and the […]

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View from the Hill – Armbrust/McGee German Culture and Work Experience Scholarship Fund

 WKU’s international reach is  impacting Warren County’s economic development in a way that has led to a new scholarship opportunity. Amy Bingham explains in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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WKU honors 116 students from northern Kentucky, Elizabethtown areas

WKU began its 2016 series of scholars luncheons this week by honoring 116 outstanding students from high schools in the northern Kentucky and Elizabethtown areas. 27 students recognized at northern Kentucky luncheon During the Northern Kentucky Area Honors Luncheon on Oct. 11, WKU recognized 27 students from 11 high schools for their academic achievements. The […]

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