Facebook Pixel WKU News | Western Kentucky University Skip to main content


WKU News

Displaying Articles for News: Media Relations, Category: Research


WKU launching Molecular Biotechnology major this fall

WKU launching Molecular Biotechnology major this fall

May 18th, 2018

A new Molecular Biotechnology major is the next step in the evolution of the genetics program in WKU’s Department of Biology. The new major will begin in the Fall 2018 semester.

Read More
Professor reports to UNESCO on Mammoth Cave/WKU partnership

Professor reports to UNESCO on Mammoth Cave/WKU partnership

May 16th, 2018

University Distinguished Professor of Hydrogeology Chris Groves has returned from Paris, France, where he reported on activities of the Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve at the headquarters of UNESCO.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
WKU's 48th Annual Student Research Conference March 24

WKU's 48th Annual Student Research Conference March 24

Mar 14th, 2018

More than 350 students will present at WKU’s 48th Annual Student Research Conference on March 24 at Downing Student Union.

Read More
WKU CHNGES partners on karst groundwater education project in Texas

WKU CHNGES partners on karst groundwater education project in Texas

Feb 28th, 2018

Faculty members in WKU’s Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) have partnered with Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance in Texas to develop a karst groundwater education campaign.

Read More
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.

Read More
WKU dedicates Ogden College Hall

WKU dedicates Ogden College Hall

Feb 19th, 2018

WKU dedicated Ogden College Hall on Monday afternoon.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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).

Read More
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.

Read More
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).

Read More

Categories

Latest Headlines

Featured Articles

View Archive


Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 4/20/18