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WKU Commencement: President Ransdell reflects on
WKU Commencement: President Ransdell reflects on 'amazing 20 years' (May 13th, 2017)

In his final Commencement as WKU president, Dr. Gary A. Ransdell reflected on his tenure and thanked members of the Class of 2017 and the campus community “for the most amazing 20 years at the most amazing university in America.”

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Graduate ceremony begins WKU's 181st Commencement (May 12th, 2017)

WKU began its 181st Commencement on Friday night with the recognition of nearly 700 graduates of The Graduate School.

3 WKU students receive Boren Scholarships
3 WKU students receive Boren Scholarships (May 12th, 2017)

Three WKU students have received David L. Boren Scholarships sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to fund study abroad in China and Jordan.

Parking and Transit Summer Session Changes (May 12th, 2017)

Monday, May 15th - Thursday, August 10th

WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council presents awards
WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council presents awards (May 12th, 2017)

The WKU National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) presented awards and recognized its spring 2017 graduates at a banquet on May 9.

Susann deVries appointed Dean of University Libraries
Susann deVries appointed Dean of University Libraries (May 11th, 2017)

WKU Provost David Lee has announced the appointment of Susann deVries as Dean of University Libraries.

WKU to recognize graduates of 3 doctoral programs at 181st Commencement
WKU to recognize graduates of 3 doctoral programs at 181st Commencement (May 11th, 2017)

Graduates of three doctoral programs will be recognized Friday night (May 12) during WKU’s 181st Commencement.

WKU wins 6th consecutive Hearst multimedia championship
WKU wins 6th consecutive Hearst multimedia championship (May 11th, 2017)

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Award Program’s Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the sixth consecutive year; two students named finalists for national photojournalism championship.

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Student earns WKU's top graduation awards in back-to-back years (May 11th, 2017)

Jessica Canada Wellman was honored last May as WKU’s Ogden Foundation Scholar, the top undergraduate academic award. On Friday night, she will receive the John D. Minton Award, The Graduate School’s top award.

University of Mississippi Professor Chris Offutt named winner of 2017 Kentucky Literary Award
University of Mississippi Professor Chris Offutt named winner of 2017 Kentucky Literary Award (May 11th, 2017)

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announced Chris Offutt as the winner of this year’s Kentucky Literary Award (KYLA) for his book "My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir."

WKU junior selected for Library Student Assistant Scholarship
WKU junior selected for Library Student Assistant Scholarship (May 11th, 2017)

WKU junior Charlotte Briggs of Lexington has been selected as the recipient of the WKU Library Student Assistant Scholarship for fall 2017.

2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation
2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation (May 10th, 2017)

Two WKU graduates were recognized by the James Madison Fellowship Foundation.

WKU students receive Undergraduate Library Research Awards
WKU students receive Undergraduate Library Research Awards (May 10th, 2017)

WKU students Dylan Duckworth of Antioch, Illinois, and Madelynn Williams of Bowling Green were recognized for receiving the Undergraduate Library Research Award for University Experience (UE) classes.

2017 New 25 Year Club Members and Retirees (May 9th, 2017)

A list of all new members of the 25 Year Club and retirees who have at least 10 years of service at WKU.

WKU PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENTS, GRADUATES WIN AWARDS FOR 2016 RESEARCH, CAMPAIGNS (May 9th, 2017)

Teams earn distinctions for senior capstone projects from PRSA Nashville

Two generations gather to discuss the Stoic philosophy
Two generations gather to discuss the Stoic philosophy (May 9th, 2017)

Members of WKU’s Society for Lifelong Learning shared their classroom with a younger generation this semester and enjoyed engaging discussions and new perspectives as a result.

8 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program
8 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program (May 8th, 2017)

Eight WKU students were recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Six students will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 for summer study abroad programs while two others were named alternates.

The Washington Post Lists The Gatton Academy as a Top Performing School for 9th Consecutive Year
The Washington Post Lists The Gatton Academy as a Top Performing School for 9th Consecutive Year (May 8th, 2017)

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been named to The Washington Post’s list of top-performing schools with elite students for the ninth consecutive year.

Confucius Institute at WKU dedicates building
Confucius Institute at WKU dedicates building (May 5th, 2017)

The Confucius Institute at WKU held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Model Confucius Institute Building on May 5.

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Gatton Academy Team Wins 2017 State Envirothon Competition

Five students from The Gatton Academy took 1st place in the Kentucky Envirothon competition. Olivia Bickett, Aaron Kirtland, Veronica Johnson, Keeley Ruskowski, and Caleb Stickney were all a part of the winning team.

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Gatton Academy Team Wins 2017 State Envirothon Competition

Five students from The Gatton Academy took 1st place in the Kentucky Envirothon competition. Olivia Bickett, Aaron Kirtland, Veronica Johnson, Keeley Ruskowski, and Caleb Stickney were all a part of the winning team.

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WKU finishes third overall in 2016-2017 Hearst competition

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has finished third overall in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program – the school’s eighth consecutive top five national ranking.

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