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'There's No Place Like Home' theme for WKU Homecoming 2017 (July 20th, 2017)

WKU alumni and friends will celebrate "There’s No Place Like Home" for Homecoming 2017.

2017 Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange to visit Bowling Green/Cave Country area
2017 Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange to visit Bowling Green/Cave Country area (July 20th, 2017)

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) will gather in Bowling Green July 28-30 for the second 2017 Rural-Urban Exchange Community Intensive.

Parking Permits Selling Out! (July 20th, 2017)

Charge to Student Account until 8/31

New WKU president shares thoughts about regional campuses (July 19th, 2017)

Partnerships and matching resources with community needs were among the focuses Western Kentucky University's new president discussed during his visit at the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce's quarterly breakfast.

WKU Student Selected for Assistantship at ESRI International GIS Conference
WKU Student Selected for Assistantship at ESRI International GIS Conference (July 18th, 2017)

over 16,000 GIS professionals, educators, and users from over 120 countries attend the world’s largest conference in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This conference was hosted by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, CA.

WKU graduate nominated for Primetime Emmy Award
WKU graduate nominated for Primetime Emmy Award (July 18th, 2017)

Becky Ann Baker, a 1975 WKU graduate, is a first-time nominee for a Primetime Emmy Award for her work on the HBO series "Girls."

WKU PBS earns 7 Emmy nominations; Beckley receives Silver Circle Award
WKU PBS earns 7 Emmy nominations; Beckley receives Silver Circle Award (July 18th, 2017)

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, has been nominated for seven awards in six categories for the 53rd Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards. Cheryl Beckley also is being recognized with the Silver Circle Award.

WKU METEOROLOGY PROGRAM HOSTS 5TH ANNUAL YOUTH WEATHER CAMP
WKU METEOROLOGY PROGRAM HOSTS 5TH ANNUAL YOUTH WEATHER CAMP (July 17th, 2017)

The WKU Meteorology Program is hosting more than 20 students from 10 states and Puerto Rico this week (July 17-21) for its fifth annual weather camp.

WKU president visits Owensboro (July 14th, 2017)

Caboni's trip marks first to city in more than 20 years

Bevin appoints George Nichols III as WKU Regent
Bevin appoints George Nichols III as WKU Regent (July 14th, 2017)

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed George Nichols III of Potomac, Maryland, to the WKU Board of Regents.

Lot Closings and Summer Project Updates (July 14th, 2017)

July 17th – 23rd

Cravens honored for playing in 60th straight WKU Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament
Cravens honored for playing in 60th straight WKU Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament (July 14th, 2017)

A special milestone was celebrated Friday morning as Dr. Raymond Cravens, retired WKU administrator and faculty member, was recognized for playing in the annual Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament for 60 consecutive years.

WKU CHNGES Student Completes International Internship and Researches Carbon Footprint of an Upcoming International Arctic Conference
WKU CHNGES Student Completes International Internship and Researches Carbon Footprint of an Upcoming International Arctic Conference (July 13th, 2017)

Audrey Alexander, a senior in Western Kentucky University’s CHNGES program, participated in the 3rd annual Iceland Faculty-Led Study abroad course focusing on the realities and perspectives of climate change in Iceland.

Caboni sees national role for WKU (July 13th, 2017)

Caboni, who started the job two weeks ago, is touring the university’s regional campuses this week and started with Elizabethtown. He met with community members at a reception Wednesday hosted by Hardin County Schools. Before the reception, he sat down w

WKU Biology Professor participates in Howard Hughes Medical Institute workshop
WKU Biology Professor participates in Howard Hughes Medical Institute workshop (July 11th, 2017)

Dr. Rodney King recently attended a writing workshop at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD, (June 11-13, 2017).

WKU BIOLOGY STUDENT PRESENTS RESEARCH AT NATIONAL MICROBIOLOGY MEETING
WKU BIOLOGY STUDENT PRESENTS RESEARCH AT NATIONAL MICROBIOLOGY MEETING (July 11th, 2017)

Biology student Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville recently presented her research at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

WKU Honors College students present research results at Howard Hughes Medical Institute Symposium
WKU Honors College students present research results at Howard Hughes Medical Institute Symposium (July 11th, 2017)

Megan Dillingham and Dimond Shelton, represented the 2016-17 WKU Genome Discovery and Exploration class at the 9th Annual SEA-PHAGES (Science Education Alliance – Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science) scientific symposium.

WKU to offer Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Fort Knox (July 11th, 2017)

WKU will offer its Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Fort Knox with the first cohort of students scheduled to begin the Ed.D. program in January 2018.

WKU Institute for Rural Health Receives $50,000 Grant (July 10th, 2017)

The WKU Institute for Rural Health (IRH) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) received a $50,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation Inc., a ministry of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

New Academic Advisor at Fort Knox (July 10th, 2017)

The Regional Chancellor of Western Kentucky University Elizabethtown-Fort Knox (WKU-E), Dr. Evelyn A. Ellis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Royce Young to the position of academic advisor at Fort Knox.

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'There's No Place Like Home' theme for WKU Homecoming 2017

WKU alumni and friends will celebrate "There’s No Place Like Home" for Homecoming 2017.

2017 Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange to visit Bowling Green/Cave Country area

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) will gather in Bowling Green July 28-30 for the second 2017 Rural-Urban Exchange Community Intensive.

Parking Permits Selling Out!

Charge to Student Account until 8/31

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'There's No Place Like Home' theme for WKU Homecoming 2017

WKU alumni and friends will celebrate "There’s No Place Like Home" for Homecoming 2017.

WKU graduate nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

Becky Ann Baker, a 1975 WKU graduate, is a first-time nominee for a Primetime Emmy Award for her work on the HBO series "Girls."

WKU PBS earns 7 Emmy nominations; Beckley receives Silver Circle Award

WKU PBS, WKU’s Public Television Service, has been nominated for seven awards in six categories for the 53rd Annual Ohio Valley Emmy Awards. Cheryl Beckley also is being recognized with the Silver Circle Award.

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