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Board of Regents to hold committee meetings Jan. 26

Board of Regents to hold committee meetings Jan. 26

Jan 18th, 2018

The committees of the WKU Board of Regents will meet Jan. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room of Jody Richards Hall.

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WKU senior selected as 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Princess

WKU senior selected as 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Princess

Jan 9th, 2018

Katie Bouchard, a WKU senior from Owensboro, is among five women selected to serve as Princesses in the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court.

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'Kaleidoscope' exhibit to feature 'Kentucky Sun Quilt'

'Kaleidoscope' exhibit to feature 'Kentucky Sun Quilt'

Jan 9th, 2018

Featuring 30 quilts, including the circa 1880 Kentucky Sun Quilt, "Kaleidoscope: Kentucky Museum Quilts" will open Jan. 22 at the Kentucky Museum.

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2018 Winter Weather Communications Plan

2018 Winter Weather Communications Plan

Jan 7th, 2018

Here’s a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed.

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2018 off to colder start than 2017, state climatologist says

2018 off to colder start than 2017, state climatologist says

Jan 5th, 2018

Temperatures during the first week of 2018 have already been colder than those recorded in 2017, according to data from the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU.

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Lone Star Rodeo Feb. 9-11 at WKU's Ag Expo Center

Lone Star Rodeo Feb. 9-11 at WKU's Ag Expo Center

Jan 4th, 2018

The Lone Star Rodeo Company will make its 2018 visit to WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center for four shows at 8 p.m. Feb 9; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 10; and 2 p.m. Feb. 11.

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The Center for Gifted Studies' Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar Jan. 24

The Center for Gifted Studies' Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar Jan. 24

Jan 2nd, 2018

The Center for Gifted Studies’ annual Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar will host Lois Baldwin, a national expert on gifted young people with one or more disabilities, on Jan. 24.

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Hardin Planetarium to present 'Musica' Jan. 2-Feb. 13

Dec 19th, 2017

As a tribute to the WKU Sisterhood for providing a new sound system and as a treat for the community, the Hardin Planetarium will present "Musica," a montage of life as seen through the heart of the musician, as the first show of the 2018 season.

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WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

Dec 13th, 2017

Four WKU students were recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Isaac Barnes, Anais Compton and Jada Jefferson were selected as Gilman Scholars; Sarah Olive was named an alternate.

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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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WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter to spend week in Virginia

WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter to spend week in Virginia

Dec 9th, 2017

Members of the WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be spending the first week of their winter break in Exmore, Virginia.

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Mahurin Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

Mahurin Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

Dec 8th, 2017

The Mahurin Honors College at WKU and WBKO-TV hosted a reception on Dec. 5 to honor the 2017-2018 Scholar of the Week recipients.

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Ogden Foundation Scholar discovers passion for community nutrition

Ogden Foundation Scholar discovers passion for community nutrition

Dec 7th, 2017

Kelly Burgess, a Hospitality Management and Dietetics major (Nutrition and Dietetics concentration), will be honored as the Ogden Foundation Scholar, WKU’s top academic honor, as part of WKU's 182nd Commencement on Dec. 9.

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480 students participate in 2017 Fall Super Saturdays

480 students participate in 2017 Fall Super Saturdays

Dec 7th, 2017

CSI Jr. Detective Agency, Master Mathematicians and Balloons to Rockets were among the classes bringing 480 students from across the region to WKU’s campus for 2017 Fall Super Saturdays.

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WKU to confer degrees to 1,401 during Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9

WKU to confer degrees to 1,401 during Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9

Nov 28th, 2017

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 1,401 graduates during its Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9 at Diddle Arena.

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

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

Nov 21st, 2017

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.

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WKU fundraising unit changes name, announces award, recognizes gift

WKU fundraising unit changes name, announces award, recognizes gift

Nov 15th, 2017

On National Philanthropy Day, WKU’s Division of Development & Alumni Relations was rebranded as Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement; Laura Turner Dugas was named the 2017 Philanthropist of the Year; and a gift for diversity initiatives was announced.

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Hardin Planetarium to present winter holiday show Nov. 26-Dec. 28

Hardin Planetarium to present winter holiday show Nov. 26-Dec. 28

Nov 15th, 2017

"Celebrations for a Long Winter's Night" will be presented Nov. 26-Dec. 28 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

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WKU Forensics Team wins debate tournaments at Illinois State

WKU Forensics Team wins debate tournaments at Illinois State

Nov 13th, 2017

WKU’s Forensics Team divided into three groups and traveled to Lebanon, Illinois; Normal, Illinois; and Jefferson City, Tennessee, to compete in six tournaments Nov. 11-12.

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Statue of Rep. Jody Richards unveiled on campus

Statue of Rep. Jody Richards unveiled on campus

Nov 7th, 2017

A bronze statue of longtime WKU supporter and Kentucky State Rep. Jody Richards of Bowling Green was unveiled on WKU’s main campus Monday (Nov. 6) in Jody Richards Hall.

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