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WKU Forensics Team members won team sweepstakes at Ohio State University's "Holiday Frolic."

WKU Forensics Team finishes semester with win at Ohio State

Eight WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by the Ohio State University Dec. 2-3. WKU won the team sweepstakes, defeating such schools as Ball State University, Florida State University and the University of Akron. In all, the crew of eight took away seven of the tournament’s […]

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2 WKU students awarded Gilman Scholarships

Two WKU students will study abroad next spring on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Dominique Wood of Nashville, Tennessee, and Deven Richardson of Bowling Green were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 to take their studies overseas. Wood, a third-year Chinese major, is the daughter of Angela Tomes and Thomas Wood. She will be studying […]

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WKU has launched an eSports team.

WKU establishes varsity eSports program

WKU has launched its first eSports team making the public university second in the nation to offer a varsity eSports program. The newly developed sport uses video games to test several skills such as hand-eye coordination, decision making and response to stress. Players compete through video game competitions for a cash reward. For WKU students […]

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WKU statement regarding Request for Proposals for sports medicine complex

On September 26, 2016, WKU issued a Request for Proposals seeking a medical provider to lease the campus health clinic, provide orthopedic services for student athletes and construct a Sports Medicine Complex on the WKU campus, with a deadline of November 15 for submission of proposals. The University has determined that no proposal met all […]

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WKU vs. Memphis in the Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 20.

C-USA champion WKU accepts invitation to Boca Raton Bowl

Fresh off defending their conference title, the two-time Conference USA Champion WKU Hilltoppers (10-3) will head south to Florida and accept the invitation from the Boca Raton Bowl, set for Dec. 20, where they will face American Athletic Conference member Memphis (8-4). The bowl game, played in FAU Stadium, is set for a 6 p.m. […]

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A dedication ceremony was held for the Confucius Classroom at WKU Owensboro.

Confucius Institute, WKU Owensboro host group from Xiyuan Hospital of China

The Confucius Institute at WKU, in partnership with WKU Owensboro, hosted representatives of Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences from Nov. 29-Dec. 2 for a series of meetings and visits in Bowling Green and Owensboro. On Wednesday morning (Nov. 30), the delegation met with WKU President Gary A. Ransdell, who signed a […]

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View from the Hill – Topper Corner

The new ice skating rink is adding to the excitement of downtown Bowling Green and WKU has a presence in the midst of it all.  Amy Bingham shows us how Topper Corner adds a unique flair in this week’s View from the Hill.      

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Crowder appointed editor of geoscience education publication

The Executive Committee of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers has appointed Dr. Margaret Crowder as Editor-in-Chief of its In the Trenches publication. The quarterly publication is designed to “provide a forum for geosciences education dialogue targeting educators in the classroom. It provides a venue for contributors to inform NAGT members about their best teaching […]

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8 WKU faculty members selected for program to Bosnia-Herzegovina

Eight WKU faculty members representing seven departments and three colleges have been selected to participate in the fourth annual Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS). Designed to infuse international content into the teaching, research and service of its participants, the ZSEIFS is a signature, comprehensive internationalization strategy made possible by the generous support of […]

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Scott Lyons appointed Dean of Graduate School at WKU

WKU Provost David Lee announced the appointment of Scott Lyons as Dean of the Graduate School. A faculty member in the School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport since 2004, Dr. Lyons came to WKU after completing his doctorate in Human Performance/Exercise Physiology at the University of Alabama. A recipient of the College of Health and […]

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Crawford Hydrology Lab Manager Lee Anne Bledsoe trains a Brazilian hydrogeologist to calibrate field equipment used for tracing underground water flows.

Manager of WKU hydrology lab conducts groundwater training program in Brazil

Lee Anne Bledsoe, manager of WKU’s Crawford Hydrology Laboratory, recently returned from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, where she presented a weeklong groundwater investigation workshop to a group of Brazilian hydrologists and cave explorers. The workshop detailed techniques for using fluorescent dyes to study the flow of underground water. These are important methods to understand and protect […]

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Biology student’s research recognized at conferences

A research project by WKU biology student Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville earned recognition at two recent conferences. Ronkainen’s poster presentation on “Identification and Characterization of an Escherichia coli Bacteriophage Mutant Capable of Growing on a Nonpermissive Host” won first place at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science and earned second place and […]

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