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Geography professor completes 12th around-the-world educational tour

Geography professor completes 12th around-the-world educational tour

Feb 20th, 2018

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography and Geology, returned recently from his 12th circumnavigation of the planet, completing a three-week around-the-world tour of Asia, Africa and South America.

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WKU dedicates Ogden College Hall

WKU dedicates Ogden College Hall

Feb 19th, 2018

WKU dedicated Ogden College Hall on Monday afternoon.

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WKU again named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

WKU again named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Feb 19th, 2018

WKU has again been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students as announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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Today@WKU: February 8, 2018

Today@WKU: February 8, 2018

Feb 8th, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for February 8, 2018.

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White Squirrel Weather included in top 100 social media list

White Squirrel Weather included in top 100 social media list

Jan 31st, 2018

White Squirrel Weather, a student-run meteorology group at WKU, has been included in the top 100 meteorology social media accounts by AtmoLife.

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Students to present research at 2018 Posters-at-the-Capitol

Students to present research at 2018 Posters-at-the-Capitol

Jan 25th, 2018

Twenty-four WKU students, including 10 from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, will present their research at the 2018 Posters-at-the-Capitol event Feb. 8 in Frankfort.

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WKU SBDC offering free small business workshop on Jan. 23

WKU SBDC offering free small business workshop on Jan. 23

Jan 10th, 2018

WKU’s Small Business Development Center is offering “Smart Start Business Basics,” a free workshop on Jan. 23 for those who want to start a small business.

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2018 off to colder start than 2017, state climatologist says

2018 off to colder start than 2017, state climatologist says

Jan 5th, 2018

Temperatures during the first week of 2018 have already been colder than those recorded in 2017, according to data from the Kentucky Mesonet at WKU.

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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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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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White Squirrel Weather's 1st year includes WKU network, other initiatives

White Squirrel Weather's 1st year includes WKU network, other initiatives

Nov 1st, 2017

The long-range forecast calls for continued success for White Squirrel Weather at WKU.

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Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County

Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County

Oct 31st, 2017

The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU is installing a station in Monroe County. The station will be the 69th in 67 counties for the statewide network.

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WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland

Oct 6th, 2017

WKU student Jason Fox recently completed research in Iceland studying environmental sustainability within the country’s whale watching tourism industry.

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WKU selects Kenya for 2020-2021 International Year Of ... program

WKU selects Kenya for 2020-2021 International Year Of ... program

Oct 2nd, 2017

The WKU Office of International Programs has selected Kenya as the target country for the 2020-2021 International Year of… program following a spring 2017 call for proposals.

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WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies

WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies

Sep 14th, 2017

The PEA POD is the centerpiece of a new research collaboration between WKU and The Medical Center to improve the long-term health of moms and babies in southcentral Kentucky.

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Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning

Sep 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.

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Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Aug 29th, 2017

Alisha Mays is completing her master’s thesis, studying self provisioning, reciprocity and community in Eastern Kentucky’s local food system. She spent the summer exploring the current social relations around home gardening in Appalachia.

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Innovative student research paves way for med school

Innovative student research paves way for med school

Aug 23rd, 2017

Sydnie Gordon, a junior from Taylorsville, KY, studies Biology at WKU with a minor in Chemistry and Pre-Med concentration. In her program, Sydnie is getting hands-on experience in an innovative research project that connects to her plans for the future.

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WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam

WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam

Aug 23rd, 2017

WKU faculty and graduate students from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies recently conducted research on the karst landscape in Vietnam.

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