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WKU recognizes top students at 182nd Commencement

WKU recognizes top students at 182nd Commencement

Dec 9th, 2017

WKU recognized top students, doctoral graduates and ROTC cadets at its 182nd Commencement on Saturday (Dec. 9).

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Class of 2017 encouraged to use WKU experience to make a good life

Class of 2017 encouraged to use WKU experience to make a good life

Dec 9th, 2017

Graduates in the Class of 2017 were reminded Saturday (Dec. 9) that student success remains at the heart of why WKU exists today just as it did at school’s founding by Henry Hardin Cherry in 1906.

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5 WKU faculty members selected for 2018 program to Cuba

5 WKU faculty members selected for 2018 program to Cuba

Nov 30th, 2017

Five WKU faculty members have been selected to participate in the fifth Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS).

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White Squirrel Weather's 1st year includes WKU network, other initiatives

White Squirrel Weather's 1st year includes WKU network, other initiatives

Nov 1st, 2017

The long-range forecast calls for continued success for White Squirrel Weather at WKU.

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Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County

Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County

Oct 31st, 2017

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU is installing a station in Monroe County. The station will be the 69th in 67 counties for the statewide network.

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WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland

Oct 6th, 2017

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

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WKU selects Kenya for 2020-2021 International Year Of ... program

WKU selects Kenya for 2020-2021 International Year Of ... program

Oct 2nd, 2017

The WKU Office of International Programs has selected Kenya as the target country for the 2020-2021 International Year of… program following a spring 2017 call for proposals.

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WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies

WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies

Sep 14th, 2017

The PEA POD is the centerpiece of a new research collaboration between WKU and The Medical Center to improve the long-term health of moms and babies in southcentral Kentucky.

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Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning

Sep 12th, 2017

Dr. Whitney Harper, assistant professor in the WKU Department of Social Work is dedicated to guiding students on a path of higher learning. She taught at a community college for 15 years before joining the faculty at WKU Owensboro in 2015.

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Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Aug 29th, 2017

Alisha Mays is completing her master’s thesis, studying self provisioning, reciprocity and community in Eastern Kentucky’s local food system. She spent the summer exploring the current social relations around home gardening in Appalachia.

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Innovative student research paves way for med school

Innovative student research paves way for med school

Aug 23rd, 2017

Sydnie Gordon, a junior from Taylorsville, KY, studies Biology at WKU with a minor in Chemistry and Pre-Med concentration. In her program, Sydnie is getting hands-on experience in an innovative research project that connects to her plans for the future.

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WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam

WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam

Aug 23rd, 2017

WKU faculty and graduate students from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies recently conducted research on the karst landscape in Vietnam.

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Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal

Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal

Aug 22nd, 2017

Nine WKU undergraduate research students are authors on a manuscript published in the July issue of PLOS ONE, the world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal.

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WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation

WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation

Aug 18th, 2017

The annual faculty and staff awards were presented Friday morning at WKU’s 2017 opening convocation.

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President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future

President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future

Aug 18th, 2017

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni outlined the strategic planning process for WKU’s future as well as new initiatives being implemented this fall during the annual Faculty Staff Convocation Friday.

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Innovative program is a winner for faculty member

Aug 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

WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months

Aug 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.

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3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars

Aug 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.

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Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award

Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award

Aug 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.

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Faculty research seeks to solve big problems

Faculty research seeks to solve big problems

Aug 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.

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