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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.

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.

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.

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.

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WKU's KY Folklife Program to host Rural-Urban Exchange cohort (June 26th, 2017)

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.

With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes
With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes (June 19th, 2017)

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.

The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking
The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking (June 6th, 2017)

Groundbreaking for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus took place Tuesday (June 6) at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The school is a partnership between The Medical Center, the University of Kentucky and WKU.

Kentucky EPSCoR hosts National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6
Kentucky EPSCoR hosts National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6 (June 1st, 2017)

Kentucky EPSCoR will host the National Science Foundation Grants Conference June 5-6 in Louisville. Representatives from 38 states and 144 research institutions, including WKU, will attend.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars

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

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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.

Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos

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

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.

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