Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

Student research in spotlight during REACH Week March 18-23

Student research in spotlight during REACH Week March 18-23

WKU will celebrate student research and creativity March 18-23 during REACH (Research Experiences and Creative Heights) Week.

reach week 2013 posterThe week includes lectures, research showcases and the 43rd annual Student Research Conference. (The complete schedule of 2013 REACH Week activities is online at http://www.wku.edu/research/activities.php)

REACH Week is dedicated to students who have engaged in research, creative endeavors and other scholarly activities at WKU.

Highlights of REACH Week include the following:

*Keynote speaker: Sarah Vowell, best-selling author, humorist and public radio contributor to “This American Life,” will deliver the keynote presentation for REACH Week at 7 p.m. March 20 at Van Meter Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public; a book signing will follow. Vowell also will meet with WKU students to discuss her work at 4 p.m. March 20 at the Kentucky Building’s Kentucky Room; space is limited so students interested in attending the session should make reservations by emailing Dr. Darlene Applegate at darlene.applegate@wku.edu.

*Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Paul Simmons, professor of medicine at the University of Louisville, will make two presentations as the 2013 Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer. He will meet with students at 11:30 a.m. March 22 at the Kentucky Building’s Kentucky Room; no reservations necessary. He will present “Intelligent Design: Is This the End of Evolution?” at 4:30 p.m. March 23 at Gary Ransdell Hall, room 1074; the presentation is free and open to the public.

*Research showcases: A series of showcases will be taking place across campus during the week – College of Health and Human Services on March 20; College of Education and Behavioral Sciences and Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science on March 21; Potter College of Arts & Letters and Gordon Ford College of Business on March 22. For times and locations of research showcases, visit http://www.wku.edu/research/activities.php

*Student Research Conference: More than 300 students will present their research during the conference from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 23 at Gary Ransdell Hall. The 43rd annual conference will showcase the scholarly activities of graduate and undergraduate students of diverse disciplines from across WKU’s Bowling Green and regional campuses. The event will include the presentation of papers, posters, performances and exhibits, an awards ceremony and Dr. Simmons’ lecture. The conference is free and open to the public.

Contact: Office of Research, (270) 745-6733.

Categories
All News  Now Viewing Category: All
Media Relations
President Caboni News
CEBS
CHHS News
Gordon Ford College of Business
Ogden News
PCAL
Academic Affairs
WKU Regional Campuses
Glasgow News
Etown & Fort Knox
Owensboro News
Transportation
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
The Center for Gifted Studies
Police
Emergency Preparedness
Facilities
Housing & Residence Life
Student Activities and Organizations
Augenstein Alumni Center
Campus Activities Board
The Confucius Institute
Cultural Enhancement Series
DELO News
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Museum
Downing Student Union
Hardin Planetarium
Health Services
Human Resources News
Instruments of American Excellence
International Student Office
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Library News
Math News
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Office of Sustainability
Parent's Association
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Student Financial Assistance
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Employment
Student Government Association News
Student Research Council
Study Abroad
Van Meter Auditorium
WellU
WKU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program News
WKU Joint Admissions
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Latest Headlines
7 charter members to be inducted into WKU chapter of SALUTE, national honor society for student veterans

History will be made on Nov. 29 when WKU will get its first chapter of SALUTE, a national honor society for student veterans. Seven charter members will be inducted into SALUTE at 5 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center, 410 Tate Page Hall.

3 GIS alumni assist in post-hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

Three alumni from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology who work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have been assigned to Puerto Rico to assist in post-hurricane recovery efforts.

Former Police Officer Speaks to Entrepreneurship Students
Featured Articles
Former Police Officer Speaks to Entrepreneurship Students
Beta Alpha Psi Earns Superior Chapter Honors
Department Will Be Closed

The Department of Student Financial Assistance will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22nd through Friday, Nov. 25th. The office will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27th.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 5/2/17