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Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony
Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony (May 22nd, 2017)

Academically talented seventh graders from throughout Kentucky were honored by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) May 19 at Western Kentucky University.

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.

Follow WKU Storm Chasers & Bike4Alz riders
Follow WKU Storm Chasers & Bike4Alz riders (May 18th, 2017)

Follow the WKU Storm Chasers who are participating in an annual meteorology course in the Great Plains and the Bike4Alz riders who will be making a cross country trip this summer.

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.

Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust
Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust (May 15th, 2017)

A new grant has enabled a partnership that will spread a powerful message of embracing diversity throughout Kentucky and beyond.

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.

Never let your circumstances define you - advice from a recent WKU graduate (May 15th, 2017)

Sometimes college is put on hold when other factors, such as family, come into play. Going to school while raising children can appear to be a challenging, if not impossible, task at times. One recent WKU graduate shares her experience and success.

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Eezy, member of Twitter's design team hosting Meetup event May 25 (May 15th, 2017)

Eezy and Jeremy Reiss from Twitter’s design team have scheduled a Meetup event on May 25 at Eezy's office in WKU's Small Business Accelerator at the Center for Research and Development.

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.

59 Students Graduate in The Gatton Academy
59 Students Graduate in The Gatton Academy's Tenth Class (May 13th, 2017)

On Saturday, May 13, fifty-nine students representing forty counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton Academy’s tenth graduation ceremony in Van Meter Hall.

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.”

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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.

Parking and Transit Summer Session Changes (May 12th, 2017)

Monday, May 15th - Thursday, August 10th

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.

Susann deVries appointed Dean of University Libraries
Susann deVries appointed Dean of University Libraries (May 11th, 2017)

WKU Provost David Lee has announced the appointment of Susann deVries as Dean of University Libraries.

WKU to recognize graduates of 3 doctoral programs at 181st Commencement
WKU to recognize graduates of 3 doctoral programs at 181st Commencement (May 11th, 2017)

Graduates of three doctoral programs will be recognized Friday night (May 12) during WKU’s 181st Commencement.

WKU wins 6th consecutive Hearst multimedia championship
WKU wins 6th consecutive Hearst multimedia championship (May 11th, 2017)

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Award Program’s Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the sixth consecutive year; two students named finalists for national photojournalism championship.

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Student earns WKU's top graduation awards in back-to-back years (May 11th, 2017)

Jessica Canada Wellman was honored last May as WKU’s Ogden Foundation Scholar, the top undergraduate academic award. On Friday night, she will receive the John D. Minton Award, The Graduate School’s top award.

University of Mississippi Professor Chris Offutt named winner of 2017 Kentucky Literary Award
University of Mississippi Professor Chris Offutt named winner of 2017 Kentucky Literary Award (May 11th, 2017)

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announced Chris Offutt as the winner of this year’s Kentucky Literary Award (KYLA) for his book "My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir."

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WKU's KY Folklife Program to host Rural-Urban Exchange cohort

The Kentucky Folklife Program, housed in WKU’s Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology in Bowling Green, is serving as a regional host partner for the 2017 Rural-Urban Exchange Community Intensive.

Welcome May New Hires!

WKU Top Life welcomes our newest employees, hired in May 2017.

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Gatton Academy Students Conducting Summer Research in South Korea

Two Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky students are spending their summer completing research internships in South Korea. The 10-week internships are in the Chemistry Department of Changwon National University.

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.

Board of Regents to hold special budget approval, committee meetings June 23

The WKU Board of Regents will hold a special budget approval meeting and committee meetings on June 23 in the Martin Regents Room, Jody Richards Hall.

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