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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

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WKU Student develops The Ebola Project app to track virus
WKU Student develops The Ebola Project app to track virus (September 11th, 2014)

A WKU graduate student has developed a smartphone app that uses Twitter data to track the outbreak of the Ebola virus and could predict the spread of the virus.

FUSE Application Deadline Approaching (August 27th, 2014)

Bridge the gap between school and real-world experience by applying for a Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Grant.

WKU geology faculty receives ACS-PRF grant to support research
WKU geology faculty receives ACS-PRF grant to support research (August 26th, 2014)

Dr. Nahid Gani, Assistant Professor of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been awarded the prestigious and nationally competitive American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) Grant to support her research in East Africa.

WKU researcher shines in ‘Science Idol’ competition at symposium
WKU researcher shines in ‘Science Idol’ competition at symposium (June 30th, 2014)

Dr. Jill Maples, WKU assistant professor of exercise science selected as co-winner in the first “Science Idol” competition at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence in Washington, D.C.

NSF Grant to support Real World Tasks in Public Health and Biomedicine
NSF Grant to support Real World Tasks in Public Health and Biomedicine (June 18th, 2014)

Dr. Moon-Soo Kim, assistant professor in chemistry at WKU, has received a $249,978 National Science Foundation grant for students to work with WKU and South Korean collaborators to develop a point-of-care diagnostic for pathogen detection.

President Ransdell participates in Posters-at-the-Capital
President Ransdell participates in Posters-at-the-Capital (March 25th, 2014)

Posters-at-the-Capital, an annual event, provides educational information to Kentucky State Legislators on the importance of undergraduate research and scholarly work.

Student-owned social media business taking off
Student-owned social media business taking off (March 25th, 2014)

Hangout Creative, owned by two WKU graduates, Blake Blackburn and Joel Nivens, will be moving out of Innoplexx, a student business accelerator to a new location soon.

ICSET opened fourth lab
ICSET opened fourth lab (August 8th, 2013)

WKU’s Institute for Combustion Science & Environmental Technology (ICSET) unveiled its fourth laboratory, the Thermophysical Properties of Materials Laboratory, on Monday (Aug. 5).

WKU Participates in BIO
WKU Participates in BIO (June 6th, 2013)

WKU was one of three Kentucky Universities that participated in the BIO Conference held in Chicago in April.

WKU conference highlights researchers
WKU conference highlights researchers (March 11th, 2013)

Jason Leszczewicz, a Western Kentucky University senior majoring in physics, is one of several shining stars in the WKU research universe, according to a university administrator.

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