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WKU student receives Hollings Scholarship

Apr 20th, 2018

WKU student Dallas McKinney of Mayfield is one of 120 undergraduate students selected for the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

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3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

Apr 19th, 2018

Three WKU students have been awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They are among a select group of 50 students nationwide to receive the award.

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WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU student Lauren Pedersen of Barbourville was selected as a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.

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WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU has been recognized as a 2017 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. WKU has received the designation for promoting healthy trees and engaging students in staff in the spirt of conservation each year since 2010.

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Gordon Ford College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation

Gordon Ford College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU’s Gordon Ford College of Business has maintained AACSB International accreditation for both the business and the accounting programs. A celebratory reception will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday (April 19) on the fourth floor of Grise Hall.

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WKU senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowship

WKU senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowship

Apr 16th, 2018

Natalie Webb, a WKU senior studying anthropology and international affairs, has been awarded a fellowship from Princeton in Asia.

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Highlands Middle School student wins 2018 Kentucky Geographic Bee

Highlands Middle School student wins 2018 Kentucky Geographic Bee

Apr 12th, 2018

Case Grillot of Fort Thomas, an eighth-grader at Highlands Middle School, took top honors at the 2018 Kentucky Geographic Bee on Friday (April 6) at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green.

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Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Apr 12th, 2018

Loandria “Andi” Dahmer, a WKU junior from Fisherville, has been selected as a 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholar. WKU had at least one finalist each year since 2012, but Dahmer is the first student from WKU to earn this honor.

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WKU Forensics Team places 2nd at AFA national tournament

WKU Forensics Team places 2nd at AFA national tournament

Apr 11th, 2018

WKU Forensics Team placed second in team sweepstakes at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament; WKU junior Andrea Ambam was recognized as national champion in individual sweepstakes for excellence across several events.

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WKU wins Hearst photojournalism competition for 24th time in 29 years

WKU wins Hearst photojournalism competition for 24th time in 29 years

Apr 3rd, 2018

WKU has won the Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the 24th time in the past 29 years.

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Editors selected for College Heights Herald, Talisman

Editors selected for College Heights Herald, Talisman

Mar 29th, 2018

Two juniors have been selected to lead WKU’s award-winning student publications in the coming year. Evan Heichelbech will serve as editor of the College Heights Herald for Fall 2018, while Hannah Good will serve as editor of the Talisman for 2018-19.

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2018 Faculty Awards Reception April 10

2018 Faculty Awards Reception April 10

Mar 26th, 2018

The 2018 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 10 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service, Student Advisement and Part-Time Teaching.

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WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducts 31

WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducts 31

Mar 23rd, 2018

The WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducted 31 members at its Spring 2018 Induction Ceremony on March 21 at the Downing Student Union.

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Cobane named American Council on Education Fellow

Cobane named American Council on Education Fellow

Mar 21st, 2018

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Dr. Craig T. Cobane, Executive Director of the Mahurin Honors College at WKU and the Jacque and John Jarve Endowed Professor, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2018-19.

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2 WKU students honored in Hearst multimedia competition

2 WKU students honored in Hearst multimedia competition

Mar 19th, 2018

Two WKU students have been honored in the second multimedia competition in the 2017-2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

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WKU Forensics Team wins Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament

WKU Forensics Team wins Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament

Mar 19th, 2018

WKU’s Forensics Team won the 51st Biennial Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament the weekend of March 14-17.

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WKU featured in chapter of sustainability textbook

WKU featured in chapter of sustainability textbook

Mar 14th, 2018

WKU is featured as a model institution in a textbook on sustainability.

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WKU's 48th Annual Student Research Conference March 24

WKU's 48th Annual Student Research Conference March 24

Mar 14th, 2018

More than 350 students will present at WKU’s 48th Annual Student Research Conference on March 24 at Downing Student Union.

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Talisman wins Gold Crown for magazine, website

Talisman wins Gold Crown for magazine, website

Mar 13th, 2018

Talisman, WKU’s student-run life and culture magazine and companion website, has been awarded the Gold Crown, the top honor given by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

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WKU Education professor to be honored at University of Illinois

WKU Education professor to be honored at University of Illinois

Mar 6th, 2018

Dr. Vicki D. Stayton, professor emerita in WKU’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, will be honored Friday (March 9) by the University of Illinois College of Education.

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