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Young Adult Southern Book Con features 35 authors October 20-21 (October 13th, 2017)

The inaugural YAS Book Con will take place downtown and feature 35 authors.

WKU Libraries' Nancy Richey receives special librarian award (October 13th, 2017)

WKU Libraries Associate Professor Nancy Richey received "Special Librarian of the Year" award at Kentucky Library Association conference.

WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards
WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards (October 13th, 2017)

WKU recognized its top volunteers at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Julie Harris Hinson, James G. Meyer and Linda S. Miller.

Injury inspires student athlete to pursue medical career
Injury inspires student athlete to pursue medical career (October 11th, 2017)

When you’re a pitcher like Ben Morrison, suffering a shoulder injury isn’t the best thing for your baseball career. But when you’re a biology major (pre-med concentration) like Ben Morrison, suffering a shoulder injury might be a blessing in disguise.

WKU CHNGES students participate in Streamside Education Field Day
WKU CHNGES students participate in Streamside Education Field Day (October 11th, 2017)

Student volunteers from WKU Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies and the Department of Geography and Geology participated in Streamside Educational Field Day, an outreach event for local middle-schoolers hosted by Bowling Green Public Works.

Greek student becomes winningest Lady Topper in WKU Tennis history
Greek student becomes winningest Lady Topper in WKU Tennis history (October 10th, 2017)

In the past four years, Elpida Malamou, from Ioannina, Greece, has found success on the tennis court and support on the campus. She is the winningest Lady Topper in WKU Tennis history and was selected to the All-Conference singles first team by C-USA.

Kentucky Folklife Program to host
Kentucky Folklife Program to host 'Community Heritage Day' Nov. 4 (October 10th, 2017)

The Kentucky Folklife Program, in partnership with the Kentucky Museum and WKU Library Special Collections, will host "Community Heritage Day: Digitizing Your Story" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Kentucky Museum.

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan 2017 Scholarship Winners (October 10th, 2017)

As part of an outreach initiative, students who had participated in WKU M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan 2017 were able to enter into a scholarship drawing located at the Department of Student Financial Assistance.

WKU Department of Public Health has new Publication in Science Direct (October 9th, 2017)

Our WKU Department of Public Health has a new publication in Science Direct! Ethan Given, a graduate of our Masters in Public Health (MPH) program is second author in publication.

WKU Forensics Team wins in Alabama and Illinois
WKU Forensics Team wins in Alabama and Illinois (October 9th, 2017)

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 7-8.

WKU Police Sgt. Casas aids in hurricane relief efforts
WKU Police Sgt. Casas aids in hurricane relief efforts (October 9th, 2017)

WKU Police Sgt. Rafael Casas grew up in Houston and still has family in the area. So when heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey left his sister’s home and others flooded, Casas knew he needed to help.

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland
WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland (October 6th, 2017)

WKU student Jason Fox recently completed research in Iceland studying environmental sustainability within the country’s whale watching tourism industry.

Transfer Scholarship Application Deadline November 1 For Spring 2018 Admission (October 5th, 2017)

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

WKU senior receives inaugural McKenzi Ann Loid Scholarship for Public Relations (October 5th, 2017)

WKU senior Allison O’Brien of Elizabethtown is the recipient of the inaugural McKenzi Ann Loid Scholarship for Public Relations.

Transfer Scholarship Application Deadline November 1 For Spring 2018 Admission (October 4th, 2017)

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter spending fall break in Madisonville
WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter spending fall break in Madisonville (October 4th, 2017)

Members of the WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be spending their fall break in Madisonville working on projects with Hopkins County Habitat for Humanity.

Chief Justice Minton to be featured at
Chief Justice Minton to be featured at 'An Evening With' program on Oct. 11 (October 4th, 2017)

WKU will host Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. through the new "An Evening With" program on Oct. 11.

Transfer Scholarship Application Deadline November 1 For Spring 2018 Admission (October 3rd, 2017)

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

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Bradbury wins the 2017 Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award

Western Kentucky University Libraries has selected River Runs Deep, by Jennifer Bradbury, as the winner of the eleventh Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award

WKU professor returns from three-week Latin American expedition

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography, returned recently from a Latin American expedition that visited seven destinations, completing a three-week journey representing WKU and the American Geographical Society.

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WKU Forensics Team competes in Mississippi and Missouri

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri, and the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to take part in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 21-22.

Katherine Crider crowned WKU Homecoming queen

Katherine Crider of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).

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