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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

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

Biology Seminars

 Fall 2014 Seminar Series

 (Please click here for information on where and when the biology seminars will be.  Most seminars are from 2:00-3:00pm in Snell 2113.)

Speaker Institution   Title


Dr. James Roberts



"Discovering the Next Generation of Agronomic Traits at Monsanto"


Dr. Seth DeBolt

University of Kentucky


"Chemical and Genetic Dissection of Cellulose Synthesis"


Graduate Symposium for students planning to graduate in Spring/Summer 2015





Dr. Liz O'Brien

University of Louisville

  "Human Genetic Variation and Population Health"

Dr. Luke Bradley

University of Kentucky


"Discovery and Development of a Novel Peptide for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease


Dr. Bruce O'Hara University of Kentucky  

"Mouse Sleep"


Dr. Eduardo Blumwald

University of California at Davis


"Modifications in source-sink relationships and crop stress tolerance"


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