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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

BISC Curriculum Initiatives


BISC Curriculum

One of the goals of BISC is to develop a strong curriculum that will prepare students to compete in the information science workforce and/or pursue graduate studies in this field.

Curriculum Initiatives

The Curriculum committee met and is surveying the need for a Bioinformatics program here at WKU. If you are interested in a Bioinformatics major, check out the link below:

Samples of undergraduate Bioinformatics majors at other universities.


A compiled list of Universities that offer Bioinformatics Majors and/or Graduate Programs can be found at the link below:

Bioinformatics Programs in the United States (Updated 2012)


BISC Curriculum

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Curriculum Initiatives

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