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Record Number of Gatton Academy Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalist
Record Number of Gatton Academy Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalist (September 14th, 2017)

20 seniors from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition, marking the most students recognized in one school year in the school’s history.

Hardin Planetarium to present 'Autumn Sky' Sept. 19-Oct. 22 (September 13th, 2017)

"Finding Your Way Around the Autumn Sky" will be presented Sept. 19-Oct. 22 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

Campus Beat - Bingocize (September 13th, 2017)
Mitch Walker named WKU police chief
Mitch Walker named WKU police chief (September 13th, 2017)

After a national search, Mitchell L. Walker has been named the new police chief at WKU.

Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning (September 12th, 2017)

Dr. Whitney Harper, assistant professor in the WKU Department of Social Work is dedicated to guiding students on a path of higher learning.

Ann Patchett at Knicely Conference Center 9/19 (September 12th, 2017)

Ann Patchett, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth, Bel Canto, and numerous other titles, will visit Bowling Green for a presentation and book signing on Tuesday, September 19 at the Knicely Conference Center at 6:00pm.

2017 KY Association of Mapping Professionals Awards Scholarship to WKU Student
2017 KY Association of Mapping Professionals Awards Scholarship to WKU Student (September 12th, 2017)

WKU senior Geographic Information Science (GIScience) major Terry Bearb of Lafayette, Louisiana was awarded a $1000 scholarship by the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP).

Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning (September 12th, 2017)

Dr. Whitney Harper, assistant professor in the WKU Department of Social Work is dedicated to guiding students on a path of higher learning. She taught at a community college for 15 years before joining the faculty at WKU Owensboro in 2015.

WKU Geography & Geology Staff/Students Participate in Water Professional Conferences
WKU Geography & Geology Staff/Students Participate in Water Professional Conferences (September 11th, 2017)

Two WKU Geography & Geology students attended the Water Professionals Conference of the KY/TN section in Lexington, KY, representing the newly formed student chapter of WKU Water Professionals.

Remembering 9/11 (September 11th, 2017)
New Minor in Computer Animation in Department of Art (September 8th, 2017)

The Department of Art is proud to announce the new Minor in Computer Animation. Courses enable students to gain mastery of 3D computer animation skills applicable to a diverse set of experimental approaches to the art of computer animation.

WKU Geography & Geology Faculty, Staff & Students Participate in International Program
WKU Geography & Geology Faculty, Staff & Students Participate in International Program (September 8th, 2017)

Several faculty, staff, and graduate students of the WKU Geography & Geology Department attended the International Congress of Speleology in Sydney, Australia where they presented research on topics related to caves, karst, and water resources.

Author Ann Patchett to speak Sept. 19 at Knicely Conference Center
Author Ann Patchett to speak Sept. 19 at Knicely Conference Center (September 7th, 2017)

Bestselling author Ann Patchett will visit Bowling Green for a presentation and book signing at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center.

WKU Forensics Team preparing for 2017-18 season
WKU Forensics Team preparing for 2017-18 season (September 7th, 2017)

The WKU Forensics Team is preparing for the 2017-18 season that begins Sept. 22 with the annual WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament.

SOKY Reads! features
SOKY Reads! features 'Thirteen Reasons Why'; author visits Oct. 20-21 (September 6th, 2017)

"Thirteen Reasons Why" -- Jay Asher’s debut novel -- is this year’s choice for the annual SOKY Reads! program, a community-wide reading project in Bowling Green and the surrounding region.

Society for Lifelong Learning, WKU Alumni to host
Society for Lifelong Learning, WKU Alumni to host 'An Evening With' (September 6th, 2017)

"An Evening With," a new program offered through a partnership with the Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU and the WKU Alumni Association, will feature prominent thought leaders and experts.

Summer Early Entry prepares freshman for success
Summer Early Entry prepares freshman for success (September 5th, 2017)

Tayland Ratliff may only be a freshman, but she has a bit of a leg up over her classmates. Ratliff, a Marketing major from Lafayette, LA, attended the Summer Early Entry program at WKU.

WKU statement on DACA
WKU statement on DACA (September 5th, 2017)

WKU statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Dezern will share career highlights in 'From WKU to Disney's World' (September 5th, 2017)

WKU graduate Craig Dezern will present “From WKU to Disney’s World: The Profession of a Communicator” at 5 p.m. Sept. 5 at Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium.

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WKU President Caboni visits Glasgow, honors area students

Western Kentucky University President Timothy C. Caboni was honored during a welcome reception at WKU-Glasgow Wednesday afternoon.

WKU's student publications finalists in all 4 Pacemaker categories

For the first time, WKU Student Publications has four finalists for national Pacemaker awards -- one in each category in which the Associated Collegiate Press honors the nation's best student-run publications.

Estate gift to support several areas on WKU campus

WKU has received an estate gift of more than $2.5 million from the late Beulah R. Winchel.

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Estate gift to support several areas on WKU campus

WKU has received an estate gift of more than $2.5 million from the late Beulah R. Winchel.

WKU Police Department to debut new uniforms

The WKU Police Department will be sporting a new look on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 23).

Kappa Delta Sorority to formally receive national honor Sept. 23

The WKU chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority will have plenty to celebrate Sept. 23 as it formally receives Kappa Delta’s highest honor for a collegiate chapter. The award presentation will begin at 11 a.m. at the chapter house, 1600 Chestnut St.

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