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Ransdells to join WKU
Ransdells to join WKU's Hall of Distinguished Alumni (June 20th, 2017)

This fall, Dr. Gary A. Ransdell and Julie Ransdell will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni. As new members of the 26th class of noted alumni, the Ransdells will be recognized during an 11 a.m. luncheon on Oct. 13 at Sloan Convention Center.

With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes
With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes (June 19th, 2017)

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

Spring 2017 Dean
Spring 2017 Dean's/President's List (June 13th, 2017)

WKU’s Spring 2017 Dean’s and President’s List is available online.

24 students attending WKU Agriculture ASSET Conference
24 students attending WKU Agriculture ASSET Conference (June 13th, 2017)

WKU’s Department of Agriculture is hosting 24 students this week (June 11-15) at the ASSET (Agriculture Students Striving for Effective Tomorrows) Conference.

The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking
The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking (June 6th, 2017)

Groundbreaking for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus took place Tuesday (June 6) at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The school is a partnership between The Medical Center, the University of Kentucky and WKU.

WKU students 2nd in Hearst photojournalism, multimedia national championships
WKU students 2nd in Hearst photojournalism, multimedia national championships (June 6th, 2017)

WKU students finished second in the photojournalism and multimedia national championships of the 2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Kentucky EPSCoR hosts National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6
Kentucky EPSCoR hosts National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6 (June 1st, 2017)

Kentucky EPSCoR will host the National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6 in Louisville. Representatives from 38 states and 144 research institutions, including WKU, will attend.

Hardin Memorial Health, WKU partner to create registered nurse career pathway
Hardin Memorial Health, WKU partner to create registered nurse career pathway (May 30th, 2017)

Hardin Memorial Health and WKU officials announced a new partnership to remove financial barriers for HMH licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who want to advance their education and careers.

Follow the Bike4Alz riders
Follow the Bike4Alz riders (May 30th, 2017)

The Bike4Alz riders are making their way across the United States to raise money for Alzheimer's research.

Warren County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Fund receives $10,000
Warren County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Fund receives $10,000 (May 30th, 2017)

On May 23, Dr. Martha Jenkins and Mrs. Romanza Johnson represented the Warren County Retired Teachers Association by giving more than $10,000 in donations to the Scholarship Fund bearing the association’s name.

WKU finishes third overall in 2016-2017 Hearst competition
WKU finishes third overall in 2016-2017 Hearst competition (May 24th, 2017)

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has finished third overall in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program – the school’s eighth consecutive top five national ranking.

WKU Student Activities Office hosts 11th LeaderShape Institute
WKU Student Activities Office hosts 11th LeaderShape Institute (May 23rd, 2017)

A group of 48 students recently participated in the 11th WKU LeaderShape Institute.

International Journal of Exercise Science realizes increased visibility in PubMed
International Journal of Exercise Science realizes increased visibility in PubMed (May 22nd, 2017)

The International Journal of Exercise Science (IJES), published in WKU’s TopSCHOLAR®, is being cited in PubMed, a database of more than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books.

9 WKU students honored by Fulbright U.S. Student Program
9 WKU students honored by Fulbright U.S. Student Program (May 16th, 2017)

Nine WKU students and recent alumni have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17
16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17 (May 15th, 2017)

The Office of Scholar Development at WKU has awarded 16 WKU students more than $23,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants during the 2016-17 academic year.

WKU recognizes Ogden Foundation Scholar, other top students
WKU recognizes Ogden Foundation Scholar, other top students (May 13th, 2017)

WKU presented the Ogden Foundation Scholar award and recognized other top students Saturday during undergraduate ceremonies of its 181st Commencement.

WKU Commencement: President Ransdell reflects on
WKU Commencement: President Ransdell reflects on 'amazing 20 years' (May 13th, 2017)

In his final Commencement as WKU president, Dr. Gary A. Ransdell reflected on his tenure and thanked members of the Class of 2017 and the campus community “for the most amazing 20 years at the most amazing university in America.”

Graduate ceremony begins WKU
Graduate ceremony begins WKU's 181st Commencement (May 12th, 2017)

WKU began its 181st Commencement on Friday night with the recognition of nearly 700 graduates of The Graduate School.

3 WKU students receive Boren Scholarships
3 WKU students receive Boren Scholarships (May 12th, 2017)

Three WKU students have received David L. Boren Scholarships sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to fund study abroad in China and Jordan.

WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council presents awards
WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council presents awards (May 12th, 2017)

The WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) presented awards and recognized its spring 2017 graduates at a banquet on May 9.

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Ransdells to join WKU's Hall of Distinguished Alumni

This fall, Dr. Gary A. Ransdell and Julie Ransdell will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni. As new members of the 26th class of noted alumni, the Ransdells will be recognized during an 11 a.m. luncheon on Oct. 13 at Sloan Convention Center.

With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

Spring 2017 Dean's/President's List

WKU’s Spring 2017 Dean’s and President’s List is available online.

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With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking

Groundbreaking for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus took place Tuesday (June 6) at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The school is a partnership between The Medical Center, the University of Kentucky and WKU.

WKU students 2nd in Hearst photojournalism, multimedia national championships

WKU students finished second in the photojournalism and multimedia national championships of the 2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

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