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January 2014 View from the Hill

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.  

January 2014

January 2, 2014
January 9. 2014

Imagewest Contract - WKU's student-run advertising and PR agency, Imagewest, has a big project to complete in the new year for the US Department of State.  Find out more about the huge opportunity advertising students are getting in this week's View from the Hill.


 Lee Robertson Statue Unveiling - It's been nearly three weeks since a bronze statue of Lee Robertson was unveiled at the Augenstein Alumni Center.  But the man known as "Mr. Western" says the honor still hasn't sunk in.  Amy Bingham has more in this week's View from the Hill.


January 16, 2014

January 23, 2014

Plant Based Research - Basil is an herb widely known for its medicinal and culinary uses  but can it fight cancer?  In this week's View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows us the important research being done that my result in the cancer treatment we've all been waiting for. 


PNC Foundation Grant - More scientist, more engineers and more mathematicians.  That's what research shows Kentucky and the entire country needs.  In this week's View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows us how a recent grant to WKU will help stir interest in these careers at a very early age.


January 30, 2014

Thompson Complex North Wing Closes - WKU biology and chemistry students are adjusting to new surroundings this semester after the university said goodbye to their former building.  In this week's View from the Hill, Amy Bingham looks at the impact Thompson Complex North wing had on students and faculty since it was built in 1960.




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