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WKU Global REACH: WKU professor and students make their mark on a global healthcare crisis

WKU Global REACH: WKU professor and students make their mark on a global healthcare crisis

Apr 27th, 2017

Dr. William Mkanta, helps his students interact with international communities by leading study abroad programs with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies

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NSF awards grant for biology professor’s research project

Dec 7th, 2016

The National Science Foundation has awarded WKU Biology Professor Shivendra Sahi a grant to fund his research project.

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WKU professor broadens international reach with political science research

WKU professor broadens international reach with political science research

Sep 21st, 2016

Even as the events of the 2016 presidential election unfold, WKU’s Dr. Timothy Rich, Assistant Professor of Political Science, continues to turn his attention internationally, studying the processes of politics beyond our border.

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WKU signs joint faculty agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Sep 6th, 2016

Scientists at WKU and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) can have appointments to both institutions thanks to a joint faculty agreement.

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WKU department head presents research at international conference

Sep 6th, 2016

Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography, presented research on accessibility and mobility in Medellín, Colombia, this past week at the annual international conference of the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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WKU geology major conducts research in Ethiopia

Aug 26th, 2016

WKU geology major Deborah Flynn, a senior from Bowling Green, traveled to Ethiopia this summer to collect data for an ongoing research project.

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WKU PBS documentary on Mammoth Cave will be distributed nationally

Aug 25th, 2016

WKU PBS is proud to announce that the 30-minute documentary Mammoth Cave: A Place Called Home will be nationally distributed by the National Educational Telecommunications Association in September.

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WKU geologist leads team mapping Gulf of Mexico seabed

Aug 15th, 2016

A research team led by Dr. Royhan Gani, Associate Professor of Geology in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been working on mapping seabed topography and understanding depositional history of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Geography faculty conduct research in United Kingdom for new courses

Aug 11th, 2016

Dr. Margaret Gripshover and Dr. David Keeling, cultural geographers in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently returned from a two-week research trip to the United Kingdom.

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WKU research project uses snowflakes to answer ‘What is Beauty?’

WKU research project uses snowflakes to answer ‘What is Beauty?’

Jul 25th, 2016

What is beauty? It’s a question that philosophers, poets, playwrights and the public have debated for centuries.

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WKU Global Reach: Professor’s Unforgettable Research on Elephant Behavior

WKU Global Reach: Professor’s Unforgettable Research on Elephant Behavior

Jul 12th, 2016

Schulte is a behavioral ecologist who specializes in the chemical aspects of ecology and animal behavior. He studies the use of chemical signaling as a mode of communication in animals and how this affects their behavior in a broader sense.

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WKU Global REACH: Professor's geologic research impacts international community

Jun 1st, 2016

Dr. Chris Groves, University Distinguished Professor and accomplished hydrogeologist, exemplifies WKU’s goals of leadership and international reach. Renowned for his extensive research on cave and karst systems and water resources in China.

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WKU group attends planning association conference

May 23rd, 2016

Last week WKU faculty, students and alumni attended the Kentucky Chapter of the American Planning Association conference at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green.

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6 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants

May 20th, 2016

The Office of Scholar Development has awarded six WKU students a total of $12,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2015-16 academic year.

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Small Business Accelerator client releases world’s first mobile terminology app

May 19th, 2016

Code Switch Media, a client of the Kentucky Innovation Network and a tenant of the WKU Small Business Accelerator, has released the world’s first truly mobile terminology management app, INTRAKIT™.

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WKU student, geoscientist present research in China

Apr 19th, 2016

Chinese Flagship senior presents results of WKU Honors thesis

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WKU biology faculty member receives NSF research grant

Apr 19th, 2016

A WKU biology faculty member has received a National Science Foundation research grant to study how arctic songbirds have adapted to diminished sleep patterns and how that might help in the understanding of sleep loss in humans.

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Geology student's research wins award at ACA meeting

Aug 7th, 2015

WKU student Caleb Chappell was awarded the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) Pauling Poster Prize at the annual American Crystallographic Association meeting.

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WKU faculty members receive NIH grant to study anti-cancer drugs

Jul 8th, 2015

Dr. Michael Smith, associate professor of Biology at WKU, and Dr. Kevin Williams, professor of Chemistry at WKU, have been awarded an Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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