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WKU Scholar Archives

The Spirit of Research and Creativity at WKU

The WKU Scholar was published by the Office of Sponsored Programs as a means of informing the public about scholarship and creative activities taking place on campus. It was produced by the WKU Office of Public Affairs with assistance from WKU Libraries and the WKU Office of Research. The last publication of the WKU Scholar was in the Fall of 2010. Happy reading.

 

Fall 2010

2010 Fall Scholar Cover

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments
All That Jazz

Green Research
Dialect is not Deficiency
A Star is Born: Una Merkel
Can Dung Beetles Save the World?
Microscopic Research Focus, Expansive Research Vision
Cattle Business
Protecting our Waters and Human Health

 

 Spring 2010 - Fall 2009

Cover 2009-2010 Scholar MagazineTable of Contents

Introductory Comments
Myths About the Homeless
Extreme Storms
Sharron Francis: WKU Graduate, World Renowned Expert on Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
Improving Rural Healthcare: A Lifelong Mission
Biology by the Numbers
No Potential Left Behind
The List Maker
Marrying the Mind and the Emotions
Research Briefs



Spring 2009

2009 Spring Scholar Magazine CoverTable of Contents

Introductory Comments
A Positive Exchange
Studying Weather from West to East
Ethical Communication
Classical Music Collaborations
The Power of Persuasion
Examining Bioacoustics in Fishes
Blending Psychotherapy with Religious Beliefs
Culture and Economy
Research Briefs

 Fall 2008

Cover Fall 2008 Scholar Magazine

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments
Pass, Punt, and Proselytize?

A Musical Life
Super-Sized Knots
Lessons in Family Leisure
Class via Computer
Reaching for Health Care Equity
Research of a Computer Science Professor
Life in the Rock House Dorm
Research Briefs


 

Spring 2008

2008 Spring Cover

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments
Opening Doors
The Magic of Place
A Repulsive Discovery
Alternative Typestyles
Hoping to Breathe Easily
Jumping Without a Rope
Going for Platinum
Two Victorian Women
Research Briefs

Fall 2007

2007 Fall CoverTable of Contents

Introductory Comments
Digital Diagnostic
Benefits of Integrated Classrooms
Learning a Second Language
Connecting Through the Ages
Searching for Pearls
Reading Research
Classical Influences
A Scientist Who Dreamed
Research Briefs

 

Spring 2007

2007 Spring CoverTable of Contents

Introductory Comments
Climate Scene Investigations
A New Approach to Hilbert’s Third Problem
Writing the History of Kentucky’s African Americans
Creating International Library Classrooms
A Passion for Social Studies
Wrangling Web Data
Climate Variation: Answers from the Soil
The Human Side of the Digital Divide
Research Briefs

 

Fall 2006

Fall 2006 CoverTable of Contents

A Century of Research and Creative Activity at WKU
Fish Follow Function
Voices in the Wilderness: The Masowe Apostles Religion of Africa
Small Solutions to Major Problems
El Amor De Una Lengua (The Love of a Language)
Jack Tales
Studying Gifted Students
Yager Defines Ronald Reagan's Journey
Aviation Memory
Research Briefs

Spring 2006

Spring 2006 CoverTable of Contents

Introductory Comments
Saving History: Preserving Slave Records Through Ecclesiastical Archives

The Mystery of Terra Rossa
The "E" Word
Spreading it on Too Thick
A Conversation on Communication
Shedding Light on the Circadian Clock
Raising Grandchildren
Genus Rubus
Research Briefs

Fall 2005

Fall 2005 CoverTable of Contents

The Secrets of Butterfly Wings
An Expert on Russia
An Underground Experience
Word and Image: Studying Ancient Illuminated Manuscripts
A Wireless War on Terrorism
A Continental Philosopher
Making Pollution Detection More Environmentally Friendly
The Hidden Population
Research Briefs

 

Spring 2005

Spring 2005 CoverTable of Contents

Connecting the Dots
Curves and a Math Maven
Teaching and Learning
The Psychology of Morality
A Pure World
Dr. Historian
Simply Poetry
The Drama and the Gesture
Research Briefs

 

Fall 2004

Fall 2004 CoverTable of Contents

Age Effects in Learning and Judgment
Children in Robes
Doing the Dirty Work
Hillbilly: An American Icon
Kessler's Compression
Rediscovering a Lost Generation of East German Film Directors
Body Beautiful?
Enjoying the Process
Research Briefs

 

Spring 2004

Spring 2004 CoverTable of Contents

Ratings of Perceived Exertion
Psychology's Greatest Hits
Making the Numbers Count
Sitting on Top of the World
A Whole Lot of Chicken...Whatever
Arsenic in Drinking Water
Through the Telescopic Lens
A Musical Spirit
Research Briefs

 

Fall 2003

Fall 2003 CoverTable of Contents

Tracing the Trade Routes of the Slaves
Fragments of the Past
History in the Library
Global Human Rights
Public Schools: Can Competitive Forces Make a Difference?
Up Front Geology
The Evolution of the Concrete Canoe Team
Can You Dig It?
Research Briefs

Spring 2003

Spring 2003 CoverTable of Contents

Cutthroats! Pirates and Brigands in Late Imperial South China
Kentucky Prairie
The Poet on Penang
The Game is in Your Head
Library Ambassador
Dealing With Delinquency
Innovative Enterprise
Heeding Voices of Kentucky Women
Research Briefs

 

Fall 2002

Fall 2002 CoverTable of Contents

Risky Driving
An Extraordinary Place to Work
The "Entertain Me" Generation
A Beacon of Intellectual Light
Below the Surface
Global Supply Chain
Exiled
Dixie Limited
The "Kissing Bug"
Research Briefs

 

Spring 2002

Spring 2002 CoverTable of Contents

Fishing for Answers in the Neuroscience Laboratory
Harriet Martineau: Victorian Polymath
Global Reach
Economics and Social Issues
Scattering Stereotypes: Kentucky Women Artists
The Scholarship of Application
Fighting Alzheimer's Disease
World Champions


Fall 2001

Fall 2001 Cover
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Emotional Response in Children
Applying Biotechnology
A Common Denominator
Unfolding the Third Dimension
Action Jackson
Faith to Faith in the Bible Belt
Accounting Research Simplified
Filling in the Gaps

 

Spring 2001

Spring 2001 Cover

 

Table of Contents

Underworld Explorer
Empathy
Information Liaison
Generation Excess
In the Vernacular
Centering on Science
Distinctive Programs
 

 

Fall 2000

Fall 2000 CoverTable of Contents

Mr. Neutron
The Elusive Intangible Intelligence
The Center for Gifted Studies
Electric Opera
Bridging Cultures
Friends
The Man Behind the Patch
Student-Centered Scholarship

 

 

 

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