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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

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

2014-2015 John D. Minton Award

John D. Minton Award

The John D. Minton Graduate Student Award recognizes a graduate student for outstanding contributions to the academic discipline while pursuing a graduate degree.  Dr. Minton demonstrated outstanding scholarship by serving WKU as a Professor of History, the first Dean of the Graduate School, a Vice President, and President.  This award recognizes a graduate student’s extension and application of discipline knowledge within and beyond the University.  Nominee accomplishments should reflect the broader dimensions of scholarship as outlined by Ernest Boyer: discovery, integration, application, and teaching.

Nomination materials are now being accepted via email to graduate.records@wku.edu through Friday, March 27, 2015.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Graduate student completing all degree requirements in the fall 2014 semester, or be a candidate for the spring 2015 or summer 2015 semesters
  • Nomination form
  • Three letters of support from University and/or community individuals who are familiar with the scholarship activities of the nominee
  • CV/Resume

 

A university-wide committee will the select the winner who will be recognized at the spring 2015 Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15th at 5:00 PM.  Please contact Colette Chelf with any questions.

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