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White Squirrel Weather
White Squirrel Weather's 1st year includes WKU network, other initiatives (November 1st, 2017)

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

Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County
Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County (October 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.

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland
WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland (October 6th, 2017)

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

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

WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies
WKU, Medical Center collaborate on project to benefit moms, babies (September 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.

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.

Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky
Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky (August 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.

Innovative student research paves way for med school
Innovative student research paves way for med school (August 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.

WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam
WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam (August 23rd, 2017)

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

Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal
Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal (August 22nd, 2017)

Nine WKU undergraduate research students are authors on a manuscript published in the July issue of PLOS ONE, the world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal.

WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation
WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation (August 18th, 2017)

The annual faculty and staff awards were presented Friday morning at WKU’s 2017 opening convocation.

President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future
President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future (August 18th, 2017)

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni outlined the strategic planning process for WKU’s future as well as new initiatives being implemented this fall during the annual Faculty Staff Convocation Friday.

Innovative program is a winner for faculty member (August 15th, 2017)

Dr. Jason Crandall, associate professor of Exercise Science in WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport, didn’t know what to expect when the idea for Bingocize® came to life 2011. But six years later, the program is starting to show its strength.

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WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months (August 15th, 2017)

Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography at WKU, recently returned from Europe, completing a three-month research and expedition lecturing adventure that took him to five continents.

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars
3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars (August 14th, 2017)

Three Western Kentucky University students were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad during the fall 2017 semester or academic year.

Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award
Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award (August 10th, 2017)

Dr. Lisa C. Duffin, associate professor of psychology, has earned national recognition for her research on STEM education as part of WKU’s SKyTeach Program.

Faculty research seeks to solve big problems
Faculty research seeks to solve big problems (August 8th, 2017)

During the last two years, Dr. Leyla Zhuhadar has mentored or advised nearly 30 students in research projects, with three students awarded with Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) grants. Read more about her latest research.

Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos
Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos (August 8th, 2017)

Arizona BatWatch, an online research project that engages the public in scientific research through citizen science, launched its second season of videos Aug. 8.

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WKU's KY Folklife Program to host Rural-Urban Exchange cohort (June 26th, 2017)

The Kentucky Folklife Program, housed in WKU’s Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology in Bowling Green, is serving as a regional host partner for the 2017 Rural-Urban Exchange Community Intensive.

With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes
With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes (June 19th, 2017)

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

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

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

Kentucky Mesonet at WKU installing station in Monroe County

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.

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland

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

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.

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

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.

WKU CHNGES faculty, students conduct research in Vietnam

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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