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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

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Physics and Astronomy Staff - Charles McGruder


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Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1077
Phone: 270-745-4357
Fax: 270-745-2014

Dr. Charles McGruder

Dr. Charles McGruder

William McCormack Professor

Office:  TCCW 220
Phone:  (270) 745-5277
Email:  charles.mcgruder@wku.edu

Courses

ASTR 104 - Astronomy of the Solar System
PHYS 330 - Thermodynamics

Research

Construction of a wide-wide network of fully robotic imaging telescopes
Extrasolar planets
Gamma-Ray Bursts

Bio

B.S. Caltech Astronomy  
Ph.D. University of Heidelberg Astronomy

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