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Confucius Institute at WKU hosts inaugural Chinese Bridge Competition
Confucius Institute at WKU hosts inaugural Chinese Bridge Competition (March 30th, 2017)

Sixty-five students showcased their knowledge of Chinese language and culture during the Confucius Institute at WKU’s inaugural Chinese Bridge Competition on March 25.

'Focus on Innovation' program serves as resource for small businesses (March 30th, 2017)

The WKU Small Business Accelerator continued its collaboration with the Central Region Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network to host its quarterly Focus on Innovation small group discussion on March 28.

Kentucky Climate Center participates in Regional Mesonet Program Workshop
Kentucky Climate Center participates in Regional Mesonet Program Workshop (March 29th, 2017)

Representatives of the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU, a program of the Kentucky Climate Center, recently participated in the 2017 Regional Mesonet Program and Partners Workshop.

2 WKU faculty members selected for Fulbright awards
2 WKU faculty members selected for Fulbright awards (March 29th, 2017)

WKU faculty members Saundra Curry Ardrey and Kam C. (Johnny) Chan have been selected for Fulbright U.S. Scholar grants.

WKU, Aramark agree on 20-year contract for dining, catering services
WKU, Aramark agree on 20-year contract for dining, catering services (March 28th, 2017)

Improved dining options, catering choices and new and renovated facilities are hallmarks of a 20-year contract with Aramark for dining and catering services at WKU.

WKU Department of Public Health Student, Laura Allen, awarded Fulbright Fellowship (March 28th, 2017)

Western Kentucky University (WKU) Department of Public Health student, Laura Allen, was awarded a Fulbright fellowship for the 2017-2018 school year.

WKU WINS HEARST INTERCOLLEGIATE PHOTOJOURNALISM COMPETITION (March 27th, 2017)

23rd win in past 28 years

WKU Forensics Team wins debate at Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament
WKU Forensics Team wins debate at Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament (March 27th, 2017)

Seven members of the WKU Forensics Team traveled to Boise, Idaho to compete in the 50th Biennial Pi Kappa Delta Convention and National Tournament the weekend of March 21-25.

More than 160 authors, illustrators expected at 2017 SOKY Book Fest
More than 160 authors, illustrators expected at 2017 SOKY Book Fest (March 27th, 2017)

More than 160 authors and illustrators are expected to be in attendance for the Southern Kentucky Book Fest weekend of April 21-22, including Tim Crothers, David Grann and R.L. Stine, well-known for his Goosebumps series.

High school journalists honored at annual awards ceremony (March 27th, 2017)

More than 80 high school journalists and advisers from 10 high schools across Kentucky attended the 37th annual Mark of Excellence newspaper, broadcasting and online awards ceremony at WKU on March 24.

2017 State MATHCOUNTS Competition results (March 27th, 2017)

Results from the 2017 State MATHCOUNTS Competition held March 25 at WKU's Knicely Conference Center.

WKU wins Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for 23rd time
WKU wins Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for 23rd time (March 24th, 2017)

WKU’s School of Journalism and Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Award Program’s Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the 23rd time in the past 28 years.

Gabbi Doolin Memorial Scholarship Fund Established
Gabbi Doolin Memorial Scholarship Fund Established (March 24th, 2017)

The memory of Gabbi Doolin will live on forever through the establishment of the Gabbi Doolin Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered through the College Heights Foundation at WKU.

Biology graduate publishes research on
Biology graduate publishes research on 'Examining Human Perception of Elephants and Large Trees for Insights into Conservation of an African Savanna Ecosystem' (March 23rd, 2017)

WKU graduate Adam Edge is the lead author of a new publication in the journal Human Dimensions of Wildlife.

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WKU Board of Regents to hold quarterly meeting April 28

The WKU Board of Regents will meet April 28.

WKU CEC announces Next Generation Initiative for those on Autism Spectrum over age 21

The Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex announced the Next Generation Initiative during a celebration of Autism After 21 Day on April 21.

WKU steel bridge, concrete canoe teams finish 3rd at regional competition

WKU civil engineering students competed in the Ohio Valley Student Conference April 5-9 at The Ohio State University.

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WKU Forensics Team wins NFA national speech & debate championships

The WKU Forensics Team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team Sweepstakes national championship.

Geoscience graduate student awarded GSA research grant for project in Ethiopia

Shelby Bowden, a WKU Geoscience graduate student from Greenville, South Carolina, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Graduate Student Research Grant from the Geological Society of America for his master’s thesis project in Ethiopia.

Several events coming up April 21-23 at WKU

April 21-23 weekend events include SOKY Bookfest, quilt registry, Run for Autism, Science Olympiad, WKU spring football, Cultural Enhancement Series, WKU baseball and softball games, WKU band and choral concerts, and more.

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