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3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

Apr 19th, 2018

Three WKU students have been awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They are among a select group of 50 students nationwide to receive the award.

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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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WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU has been recognized as a 2017 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. WKU has received the designation for promoting healthy trees and engaging students in staff in the spirt of conservation each year since 2010.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Applications open for CCSA summer abroad programs

Applications open for CCSA summer abroad programs

Mar 26th, 2018

CCSA (Cooperative Center for Study Abroad) is accepting applications for its summer study abroad programs. The programs include eight options to English-speaking countries around the world.

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Activities planned to increase sexual assault awareness & prevention

Activities planned to increase sexual assault awareness & prevention

Mar 23rd, 2018

Hope Harbor, Inc., WKU Counseling and Testing Center, and multiple campus and community groups have joined efforts to coordinate 20 events as part of Sexual Assault Prevention Month.

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WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducts 31

WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducts 31

Mar 23rd, 2018

The WKU chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducted 31 members at its Spring 2018 Induction Ceremony on March 21 at the Downing Student Union.

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View from the Hill: Students prepare to present at research conference

View from the Hill: Students prepare to present at research conference

Mar 23rd, 2018

WKU’s position as a student-centered, applied research institution will be on full display at this weekend’s 48th annual Student Research Conference. Amy Bingham talks to some students about what they are presenting in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU to celebrate 2018 Fulbright Week April 2-6

WKU to celebrate 2018 Fulbright Week April 2-6

Mar 22nd, 2018

WKU will celebrate its third annual Fulbright Week April 2-6 with events for prospective students and faculty.

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WKU students visit D.C. during Alternative Spring Break trip

WKU students visit D.C. during Alternative Spring Break trip

Mar 20th, 2018

Eight WKU students and two staff members traveled to Washington, D.C., to immerse themselves in the history of our country during the Department of Student Activities’ Alternative Spring Break trip.

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