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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1077
Phone: 270-745-4357
Fax: 270-745-2014

Dr. Michael Carini

Dr. Michael Carini

Professor, Director of Bell Observatory

Office:  TCCW 229
Phone:  (270) 745-6198


ASTR 104 - Astronomy of the Solar System
ASTR 106 - Astronomy of Stellar Systems
ASTR 214 - General Astronomy
PHYS 202 - College Physics II
PHYS 207 - College Physics I Laboratory
PHYS 208 - College Physics II Laboratory
PHYS 232 - Biophysics I Laboratory
PHYS 251 - University Physics I Laboratory
PHYS 261 - University Physics II Laboratory
PHYS 271 - University Physics III Laboratory
PHYS 320 - Modern Physics I
UC 101 - Freshman Seminar in Physics


Variability monitoring of blazars
Refurbishment of the Bell Observatory
Astronomical objects which vary their brightness


B.A. Boston University Astrophysics 1984
Ph.D. Georgia State University Astrophysics 1990

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