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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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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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Today@WKU: April 18, 2018

Today@WKU: April 18, 2018

Apr 18th, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for April 18, 2018.

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WKU senior's 'Icelandic Sketches' to premiere at Earth Day concert

WKU senior's 'Icelandic Sketches' to premiere at Earth Day concert

Apr 17th, 2018

As part of WKU Choral Activities’ Earth Day concert on April 22, the WKU Chorale will present the world premiere of "Icelandic Sketches: Stories of Climate, Tourism and Change," a composition by senior Jason Fox of Russellville.

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View from the Hill: Biodiesel bus to debut at Earth Day Festival

View from the Hill: Biodiesel bus to debut at Earth Day Festival

Apr 16th, 2018

WKU is reducing its carbon footprint even more by adding a biodiesel bus to its fleet of shuttles. It comes just in time for WKU's annual Earth Day celebration on Thursday as WKU's Amy Bingham reports in the View from the Hill.

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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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Converted cooking oil fuels Topper Transit bus

Converted cooking oil fuels Topper Transit bus

Apr 12th, 2018

Used cooking oil converted into biodiesel will be fueling Topper Transit Bus #13. The project will be on display April 19 during WKU's Earth Day Festival.

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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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View from the Hill: WKU broadcasting graduate finds success in Hollywood

View from the Hill: WKU broadcasting graduate finds success in Hollywood

Apr 9th, 2018

A WKU broadcasting graduate, who is now a Hollywood producer, is completing a film on the military newspaper, “Stars and Stripes." WKU's Amy Bingham talks with Steve Barber and one of his former professors about the project in this "View from the Hill."

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Stone crabs add powerful bite to Gatton Academy senior's research project

Stone crabs add powerful bite to Gatton Academy senior's research project

Apr 6th, 2018

Gatton Academy senior Olivia Bickett is working on a research project with WKU Biology Professor Steve Huskey to quantify the pressure produced by a stone crab’s crusher claw.

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Pulaski & Fulton partners support sites for Kentucky Mesonet at WKU

Pulaski & Fulton partners support sites for Kentucky Mesonet at WKU

Apr 5th, 2018

After reaching agreements with community partners, the Kentucky Climate Center will install and operate a Kentucky Mesonet station in Pulaski County and make upgrades to the Mesonet station in Fulton County.

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130+ authors & illustrators expected at 2018 SOKY Book Fest

130+ authors & illustrators expected at 2018 SOKY Book Fest

Apr 4th, 2018

More than 130 authors and illustrators will attend the 20th annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest on April 20-21 at WKU's Knicely Conference Center.

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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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WKU's annual Earth Day Festival April 19

WKU's annual Earth Day Festival April 19

Mar 30th, 2018

The Student Government Association’s Sustainability Committee and the Office of Sustainability will host the 2018 Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 in Centennial Mall on WKU’s main campus.

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View from the Hill: WKU's long & distinguished history with the NIT

View from the Hill: WKU's long & distinguished history with the NIT

Mar 30th, 2018

WKU Basketball’s impressive season that resulted in a deep run in the National Invitation Tournament only contributes to the school’s storied history with that tournament. WKU's Amy Bingham takes us back more than 75 years in the View from the Hill.

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WKU FUSE grants facilitate innovative research

WKU FUSE grants facilitate innovative research

Mar 29th, 2018

WKU continues to distinguish itself in the field of research, this time with the Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) grants.

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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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