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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Graduate Students Win at Research Conference

Graduate Students Win at Research Conference

Kyle O'Donnell’s presentation "Utilizing Energy Saving Performance to Position WKU as a Net-Zero Emissions Campus" won Best Graduate Business Paper during the annual 43rd annual REACH Week Student Conference on March 23. REACH stands for Research Experiences and Creative Heights.

Joseph Kimeu’s poster "Region-Based Athletic Performance: An Insight Into Positional Segregation in Professional Team Sports" won Best Graduate Poster (Business, Humanities & Interdisciplinary).


Kyle is a Full-time MBA student and Dr. Brian Sullivan was his research mentor. Joseph is a M.A. of Applied Economics student and Dr. Dennis Wilson was his mentor. Kyle and Joseph were two of 12 business & economics students participating.


Drs. Cathy Carey, Ismail Civelek, and Phillip Coleman served as conference session judges. Dr. Bob Hatfield serves on WKU’s Student Research Council.

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