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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert


Public Health Professor Quoted in NY Times

Public Health Professor Quoted in NY Times

Dr. Kathleen Abrahamson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health, was mentioned in an article that ran in the New York Times. The article discussed a study regarding the need and benefits of dementia units in nursing homes. Dr. Abrahamson, the lead author on the study, believes that residents that stay in these units have an improved quality of life. “There are some very positive things happening on specialized care units,” said Dr. Abrahamson. To read the entire article, please click here.

Dr. Kathleen Abrahamson

Dr. Kathleen Abrahamson

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