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June 2011 View from the Hill Archives

View from the Hill

"View from the Hill" is a weekly segment highlighting the programs, people and happenings that make WKU a leading American university with international reach.

The reports can be seen on Bowling Green's ABC affiliate, WBKO, on Thursdays at 5 and 10 pm.

If you have an idea for a future segment, please contact Amy DeCesare.

June  Archive

June 30, 2011

 June 23, 2011

Energy Savings -Rain water harvesting, reduced summer hours and upgrading thousands of lightbulbs.  Those are just a few of the ways WKU continues to reduce it's carbon footprint.


 General Dougherty Aircraft - Another of America's finest aviators from South Central Kentucky will be honored this weekend at the annual hangar party for Aviation Heritage Park.   Here's a look at the role WKU graduate Russ Dougherty played in our history.



June 16, 2011

June 9 , 2011


Center for Research and Development - For the past ten years, the old Bowling Green mall has quietly transformed into a hub of applied research and small business development.  Tonight a peek at how WKU has revitalized the former shopping center.


WKU Vineyard - Viticulture is growing at WKU as grape production makes a comeback across the state of Kentucky.  Here's a look at the University's current and future plans for it's expanding vineyard.



June 2, 2011



Dero Downing/ Congressional Record - It's been nearly two months since WKU's fourth president, Dero Downing, died at the age of 89.  Tonight we talk to his widow Harriet about the overwhelming outpouring of love and friendship the Downing family has received.






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