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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Summer Research in Investigative Biotechnology

Photograph: Lab Supplies


REU Benefits


  • Work closely with a faculty mentor and interact with graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research technicians.

  • Develop through hands-on work and the guidance of experienced researchers an in-depth understanding of the core research skills in Biotechnology.

  • Learn about the responsible conduct of research and ethical issues in the biological sciences.

  • Receive training on how to write successful graduate school applications.

  • Earn a stipend of $500 per week, free housing, meal and travel allowances, and lab supplies.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14