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WKU professor, students make mark on global healthcare

As a university with international reach, WKU has partnered with a variety of study abroad organizations to make it easier for students as well as faculty to extend their academic experiences beyond the U.S. Dr. William Mkanta, an associate professor of healthcare administration in the Department of Public Health, helps his students interact with international […]

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Bike4Alz group to ride across country again this summer

A group of WKU students will bike across the country this summer to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. They are riding with the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Bike4Alz, which was founded by WKU students in 2010. This summer’s ride is the organization’s fifth. The 2017 riders are Ethan Brown of Columbia; Logan Carroll and Alex Houlton, […]

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Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2017-18 lineup

The 2017-2018 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall. Roxane Gay                 Sept. 19, 2017 Robert Reich                Oct. 18, 2017 Yamato Drummers        Feb. 2, 2018 Paul Alan Cox               Feb. 12, 2018 Daniel Levitin                 March 5, 2018 All of the Cultural Enhancement Series events will take place at […]

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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 launches SpiritFunder

SpiritFunder, WKU’s very own crowdfunding platform, launched Monday (April 17). Crowdfunding is a unique tool that harnesses energy and enthusiasm and allows alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff to make a collective impact on the community. Similar platforms are being implemented at universities across the nation as a way to bring attention to small, but […]

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WKU’s 2017 Homecoming set for Oct. 14

Save the date: WKU’s 2017 Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 14. The Hilltoppers will face Charlotte in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Game time has not been set. The 2017 Homecoming theme and other event information will be released later and will be available at alumni.wku.edu/homecoming. More: 2017 Hilltopper Football […]

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