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

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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

Land Between the Lakes Summer Institute

ENVE 580: Instructional Strategies in Environmental Education

This workshop/course will be held at Land Between the Lakes (LBL), during June 15-21, 2013. Participants will include PreK-12 classroom teachers from both the Western Kentucky University region and the Murray State University region. Nonformal educators are also invited to participate. This popular residential experience has been offered annually for over 30 years. The workshop will use much of the 170,000 acres at LBL as an outdoor learning lab oratory. daily and evening activities will focus on increasing teachers' understanding of both the natural and cultural world, with an emphasis on how to translate that knowledge and appreciation to PreK-12 students and other learners. This experience will emphasize instructional strategies appropriate for all facets of the school curriculum, ranging from science, social studies, math, languages arts, fine arts, health, physical education, business education, and family consumer science.

To apply for this wonderful opportunity to learn and share, please fill out the attached application. Your application should be submitted by June 5, 2013. You will be notified no later than June 7th  of your acceptance. Please notice that there is a registration fee of $100. If you are accepted into the workshop/course, you will be required to have your $100 submitted by June 12th.

Graduate credit is available for this program under ENVE 580: Instructional Strategies in Environmental Education. When you receive the acceptance letter you will be given information on how to register for ENVE 580. This course is required for teachers pursuing the environmental education endorsement. However, it also will fit into other students' graduate programs, both at the Master's and Rank I level with your adviser's approval.

Click here for LBL application.

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