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Today@WKU: January 23, 2018

Jan 23rd, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for January 23, 2018.

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Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council announce 2018 officers

Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council announce 2018 officers

Jan 22nd, 2018

WKU’s Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council have announced their officers for 2018.

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Book by Bonnie Costello selected as winner of Warren-Brooks Award

Jan 10th, 2018

"The Plural of Us: Poetry and Community in Auden and Others" by Bonnie Costello has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award for outstanding literary scholarship and criticism.

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WKU senior selected as 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Princess

WKU senior selected as 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Princess

Jan 9th, 2018

Katie Bouchard, a WKU senior from Owensboro, is among five women selected to serve as Princesses in the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court.

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WKU students honored in Hearst photo, writing competitions

WKU students honored in Hearst photo, writing competitions

Jan 8th, 2018

Three WKU students have been honored in the first photojournalism and writing competitions of the 2017-2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

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8 Cumberland Trace students awarded Rzepka scholarships

8 Cumberland Trace students awarded Rzepka scholarships

Dec 13th, 2017

Eight new recipients of the Cumberland Trace Incentive-Matt Rzepka Memorial Scholarship Fund were announced Wednesday (Dec. 13) during the morning assembly at the school.

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WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

Dec 13th, 2017

Four WKU students were recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Isaac Barnes, Anais Compton and Jada Jefferson were selected as Gilman Scholars; Sarah Olive was named an alternate.

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25 WKU employees selected for 2018 Staff Leadership Institute

Dec 13th, 2017

The WKU Staff Council's Staff Leadership Institute (SLI) Committee has selected the 25-member SLI Class of 2018.

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WKU graduate student honored by National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

WKU graduate student honored by National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

Dec 13th, 2017

WKU graduate student Courtney McAdams has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Scholarship Award from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

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WKU recognizes top students at 182nd Commencement

WKU recognizes top students at 182nd Commencement

Dec 9th, 2017

WKU recognized top students, doctoral graduates and ROTC cadets at its 182nd Commencement on Saturday (Dec. 9).

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Class of 2017 encouraged to use WKU experience to make a good life

Class of 2017 encouraged to use WKU experience to make a good life

Dec 9th, 2017

Graduates in the Class of 2017 were reminded Saturday (Dec. 9) that student success remains at the heart of why WKU exists today just as it did at school’s founding by Henry Hardin Cherry in 1906.

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Mahurin Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

Mahurin Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

Dec 8th, 2017

The Mahurin Honors College at WKU and WBKO-TV hosted a reception on Dec. 5 to honor the 2017-2018 Scholar of the Week recipients.

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Ogden Foundation Scholar discovers passion for community nutrition

Ogden Foundation Scholar discovers passion for community nutrition

Dec 7th, 2017

Kelly Burgess, a Hospitality Management and Dietetics major (Nutrition and Dietetics concentration), will be honored as the Ogden Foundation Scholar, WKU’s top academic honor, as part of WKU's 182nd Commencement on Dec. 9.

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WKU student awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Dec 6th, 2017

WKU student Kaitlyn Bison of Bowling Green recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

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WKU Forensics Team finishes semester at Ohio State tournament

WKU Forensics Team finishes semester at Ohio State tournament

Dec 4th, 2017

Nine WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by the Ohio State University the weekend of Dec. 1-2.

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Inman wins Legacy Award for book on parenting gifted children

Inman wins Legacy Award for book on parenting gifted children

Dec 1st, 2017

Tracy Inman, Associate Director of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU, was presented with the 2017 Legacy Award for the Outstanding Book for Parents in Gifted Education from The Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented on Nov. 30.

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5 WKU faculty members selected for 2018 program to Cuba

5 WKU faculty members selected for 2018 program to Cuba

Nov 30th, 2017

Five WKU faculty members have been selected to participate in the fifth Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS).

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WKU to confer degrees to 1,401 during Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9

WKU to confer degrees to 1,401 during Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9

Nov 28th, 2017

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 1,401 graduates during its Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9 at Diddle Arena.

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7 charter members to be inducted into WKU chapter of SALUTE, national honor society for student veterans

7 charter members to be inducted into WKU chapter of SALUTE, national honor society for student veterans

Nov 21st, 2017

History will be made on Nov. 29 when WKU will get its first chapter of SALUTE, a national honor society for student veterans. Seven charter members will be inducted into SALUTE at 5 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center, 410 Tate Page Hall.

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WKU fundraising unit changes name, announces award, recognizes gift

WKU fundraising unit changes name, announces award, recognizes gift

Nov 15th, 2017

On National Philanthropy Day, WKU’s Division of Development & Alumni Relations was rebranded as Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement; Laura Turner Dugas was named the 2017 Philanthropist of the Year; and a gift for diversity initiatives was announced.

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