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Innovative program is a winner for faculty member (August 15th, 2017)

Dr. Jason Crandall, associate professor of Exercise Science in WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport, didn’t know what to expect when the idea for Bingocize® came to life 2011. But six years later, the program is starting to show its strength.

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WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months (August 15th, 2017)

Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography at WKU, recently returned from Europe, completing a three-month research and expedition lecturing adventure that took him to five continents.

Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master
Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad (August 14th, 2017)

WKU alumna Emma Shoaf will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in the United Kingdom.

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars
3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars (August 14th, 2017)

Three Western Kentucky University students were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad during the fall 2017 semester or academic year.

Nine new members elected to WKU Young Alumni Council
Nine new members elected to WKU Young Alumni Council (August 14th, 2017)

The WKU Young Alumni Council (YAC) recently added nine new members to serve for three years in collaboration with the WKU Alumni Association.

'Kentucky in the Great War' on display at Kentucky Building (August 14th, 2017)

WKU Library Special Collections recently opened Kentucky in the Great War exhibit in the Jackson Gallery of the Kentucky Building. The exhibit will be free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until Dec. 8.

8th annual Eric D. Yates Memorial Run set for Sept. 20
8th annual Eric D. Yates Memorial Run set for Sept. 20 (August 11th, 2017)

The WKU Army ROTC program will host the eighth annual Eric D. Yates Memorial Run at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at Chaney's Dairy Barn.

Hardin Planetarium adding presentations of eclipse show
Hardin Planetarium adding presentations of eclipse show (August 11th, 2017)

WKU’s Hardin Planetarium is responding to the growing interest about the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 by offering additional presentations of its free public eclipse show, "Into The Shadow Of The Disappearing Sun."

WKU Learn and Earn adds partners, advisory board
WKU Learn and Earn adds partners, advisory board (August 10th, 2017)

WKU Learn and Earn is expanding opportunities for WKU students and local businesses with the addition of several new business partners and the creation of an advisory board.

Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award
Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award (August 10th, 2017)

Dr. Lisa C. Duffin, associate professor of psychology, has earned national recognition for her research on STEM education as part of WKU’s SKyTeach Program.

Faculty research seeks to solve big problems
Faculty research seeks to solve big problems (August 8th, 2017)

During the last two years, Dr. Leyla Zhuhadar has mentored or advised nearly 30 students in research projects, with three students awarded with Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) grants. Read more about her latest research.

WKU Learn and Earn announcement set for Aug. 10
WKU Learn and Earn announcement set for Aug. 10 (August 8th, 2017)

WKU’s Learn and Earn program will have a special announcement and reception at 2 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 10) at the Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Road.

WKU PBS picks up quartet of Emmy Awards for
WKU PBS picks up quartet of Emmy Awards for 'Lost River Sessions' (August 8th, 2017)

WKU PBS wins four Ohio Valley Emmy Awards for "Lost River Sessions." Cheryl Beckley also was recognized with the Silver Circle Award.

Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos
Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos (August 8th, 2017)

Arizona BatWatch, an online research project that engages the public in scientific research through citizen science, launched its second season of videos Aug. 8.

WKU preparing for fall 2017 semester & Great American Eclipse
WKU preparing for fall 2017 semester & Great American Eclipse (August 7th, 2017)

WKU is preparing for two major events on Aug. 21 -- the opening of the fall 2017 semester and the Great American Eclipse.

Graduate student helps build new CCR certificate at WKU
Graduate student helps build new CCR certificate at WKU (August 1st, 2017)

Rachel Bauer, a graduate student at WKU, is participating in groundbreaking research with the Department of Counseling and Student Affairs at WKU to study college and career readiness and build a new CCR certificate program.

WKU Panhellenic Association earns national recognition
WKU Panhellenic Association earns national recognition (July 31st, 2017)

WKU Panhellenic Association is one of 42 College Panhellenic Associations recognized with national excellence and achievement awards.

Roberts named president of World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
Roberts named president of World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (July 31st, 2017)

Dr. Julia Roberts, executive director of The Center for Gifted Studies and The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU, has been named president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC).

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office
WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office (July 28th, 2017)

With his wife Kacy holding a Bible belonging to WKU’s first president, Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry, Timothy C. Caboni took the oath of office as WKU’s 10th president during the Board of Regents’ quarterly meeting.

189 participate in 34th year of VAMPY program at WKU
189 participate in 34th year of VAMPY program at WKU (July 26th, 2017)

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted its 34th annual Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) from June 25 to July 15.

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Innovative program is a winner for faculty member

Dr. Jason Crandall, associate professor of Exercise Science in WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport, didn’t know what to expect when the idea for Bingocize® came to life 2011. But six years later, the program is starting to show its strength.

WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months

Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography at WKU, recently returned from Europe, completing a three-month research and expedition lecturing adventure that took him to five continents.

Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad

WKU alumna Emma Shoaf will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in the United Kingdom.

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WKU Learn and Earn adds partners, advisory board

WKU Learn and Earn is expanding opportunities for WKU students and local businesses with the addition of several new business partners and the creation of an advisory board.

Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award

Dr. Lisa C. Duffin, associate professor of psychology, has earned national recognition for her research on STEM education as part of WKU’s SKyTeach Program.

WKU PBS picks up quartet of Emmy Awards for 'Lost River Sessions'

WKU PBS wins four Ohio Valley Emmy Awards for "Lost River Sessions." Cheryl Beckley also was recognized with the Silver Circle Award.

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