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McCaffrey launching book tour for ‘You Belong to Us’ on July 7

Author Molly McCaffrey’s second book will be released with Mint Hill Books, an imprint of Main Street Rag Publishing, on June 30. McCaffrey will launch her book tour for You Belong to Us at 6 p.m. July 7 at the Bob Kirby Branch of Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green. The event is free […]

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Scholarship allows 2 Grayson County students to attend VAMPY

The Dann and Kathi Cann annual scholarship will sponsor two students from Grayson County to attend the Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) this year. VAMPY is sponsored by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. “Kathi and I are excited Chloe and Alexis will be attending VAMPY this year,” Dann said. […]

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WKU graduate Althaus featured in ‘Orange is the New Black’

Emily Althaus, a 2009 WKU graduate from Louisville, is featured in the role of Maureen Kukudio in the new season of Orange is the New Black. TV binge watchers were waiting with anticipation last weekend for the premiere of the third season of the Netflix original series. Orange is the New Black, based on the […]

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UnderBGKY collaborative project recognized as ‘Model Practice’

WKU’s Department Geography and Geology, City of Bowling Green have partnered on karst groundwater awareness campaign since 2011 The UnderBGKY Karst Groundwater Awareness Campaign, made possible through a partnership between the City of Bowling Green’s Department of Public Works and faculty and staff in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, was recently selected as a […]

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WKU academic advisor receives Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning award

Kassy Fineout, academic advisor in WKU’s Academic Advising & Retention Center, recently received a Love of Learning award worth $500 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Fineout is one of 80 recipients nationwide to receive the award. Fineout plans […]

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Information sessions for adult learners set for BG, Glasgow

Adult learners who want to finish their college degrees can discover how WKU will help them finish and achieve their educational and career goals at free information sessions in Bowling Green and Glasgow. Adult Learner Services at WKU will conduct the sessions at 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. June 25 at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling […]

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View from the Hill – WKU named Green Ribbon School

       WKU’s sustainability efforts are garnering attention at the federal level.  Amy Bingham has more on the university’s status as a Green Ribbon School in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU alum Jeremy Benton earning good reviews in ‘Cagney!’

WKU Theatre & Dance alumnus Jeremy Benton is racking up good reviews in the York Theatre Company’s Off Broadway production of Cagney! Benton portrays Bob Hope in the new musical that celebrates James Cagney’s origins as a song and dance man. Benton, a master tapper, is right at home in the musical that overflows with […]

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ICYMI: News from around campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some other recent news items from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed) Division of Extended Learning […]

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Brewery equipment arrives at WKU Center for Research & Development

The largest brewing system to be located at a university, and the first in Kentucky, has been delivered to the Center for Research and Development at WKU. Alltech Inc. of Lexington is leasing space in the Center to start a craft beer brewing operation using the 15-barrel micro brewing production system and will pay the […]

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Partnership established to study, protect cave & karst area in Central America

WKU signs cooperative agreement with conservation organization in Belize Faculty from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology and Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) of Belize formally signed a cooperative research, training and partnership agreement last month that is the culmination of several years of working together to identify mutual goals and seek resources. FCD […]

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WKU graduate wins 2015 Hearst National Multimedia Championship; WKU 2nd overall

WKU’s Adam Wolffbrandt, a May photojournalism graduate from Lexington, won the 2015 Hearst National Multimedia Championship, and WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting finished second overall in the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Wolffbrandt, who also was a finalist in the 2013-14, is the first WKU student to win the Hearst multimedia championship. He received […]

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