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9 hrs ago | WKJK-AM Louisville

College Students Arrive on Campus, Begin Classes

At the University of Louisville, a record 2,900 freshmen have enrolled this fall.


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Standardized Testing, Education, Eastern Kentucky University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

Dr. Berglee, Fyffe joins Board of Regents

Dr. Berglee, professor of geography and international studies, was elected by the faculty to serve as the 12th faculty regent on the Morehead State University Board of Regents.


Related Topix: Morehead State University, University of North Dakota, Fort Totten, ND, Indiana State University, Central Michigan University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Democrat

Oberhausen receives prestigious Hadden scholarship

Caitlynn Oberhausen, of Auburn, recently received the prestigious Eloise Hadden Scholarship to go towards finishing her degree at Western Kentucky University.


Related Topix: Auburn, KY, Family, Kids, Logan County, KY

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Bowling Green, Kentucky a Model of College Town Development Success

Keith Schneider shares the details of an ongoing building boom around the campus of Western Kentucky University, where $262 million in construction has come to Bowling Green's central business district since 2008.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Elon Musk Fulfills Ice Bucket Challenge With A Little Help From His Five Sons

Tech titan Elon Musk became the latest celebrity to complete the "ice bucket challenge" Saturday, aided by a delightful contraption that allowed his five sons to dump water on him simultaneously.


Related Topix: World Records

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Economic development lessons from Bowling Green

Last September, when the groundbreaking was held for a Hyatt Hotel in Bowling Green, the shovel-wielders included not just city officials and the developer but also Western Kentucky University President Gary Ransdell.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Warren County, KY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

TIF District Disbursement Coming Soon

"The parking structure for instance. But, some of that also goes to the Medical Center for the money that they generate to pay for the College of Nursing.


Related Topix: Warren County, KY, Bowling Green, KY

War Is A Crime

Historians' Letter to President Obama and Members of Congress

We deplore the ongoing attacks against civilians in Gaza and in Israel. We also recognize the disproportionate harm that the Israeli military, which the United States has armed and supported for decades, is inflicting on the population of Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York, City University of New York, Cornell University, Cal State Northridge

Customer Interaction Solutions

Confucius Institute at WKU Completes Successful Summer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Aug. 13 -- Western Kentucky University issued the following news: The Confucius Institute at WKU successfully completed five summer programs in China as the programming took a more focused approach in 2014.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY, Taiwan

Wed Aug 13, 2014

University Business

A university's partnership reshapes Bowling Green, Ky.

When Gary A. Ransdell, the president of Western Kentucky University, invites alumni to view this city's redeveloping downtown from his university's hilltop campus, the response is almost always exclamations of surprise.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bbech tree news

BCPL and Green River DAR Host Author Eddie Price

If you are interested in Kentucky history, like to read historical fiction or enjoy hearing an entertaining speaker, then mark your calendars for a special event on Monday, August 18 at 6:00 p.m. Eddie Price, author of Widder's Landing: Life and Love on the Kentucky Frontier, is coming to Butler County Public Library to speak about his book.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Breckinridge County, KY, Agriculture, Science, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

WKU Offers Luxury Student Apartments

A new building on Western Kentucky University's campus is proving a new look for students and the community.


Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Daily Caller

So Your Academic Credentials Suck! Here Are 16 Good Colleges With High Acceptance Rates

If you are a college-bound high school student with grades and test scores that aren't so good, or if you have a kid or two in such a predicament, don't panic! The Daily Caller is here to help.


Related Topix: West Virginia University, The Princess Bride, Comedy Movies, Adventure, University of Akron, Bowling Green, KY, US News, Conservative Political News

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Western Kentucky University Partnering with Ivy Tech

Leaders at Western Kentucky University and at Ivy Tech Community College are focusing on a partnership to help more young people earn four year degrees.


WFIE-TV Evansville


Ivy Tech Community College and Western Kentucky University signed a joint admissions agreement Tuesday that will offer Ivy Tech-Southwest students a streamline to attending WKU.


Thu Jul 31, 2014


In Brief - July 31, 2014

With the conclusion of the KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute this week at Western Kentucky University, 70 aspiring broadcasters have now completed this year's four institutes of the National Radio Talent System .


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television

The National Radio Talent System Adds 70 Students To The Radio 'Farm System'

With the close of the KBA WKU RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE YESTERDAY at WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY in BOWLING GREEN, seventy aspiring broadcasters have completed this year's four institutes of THE NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM this SUMMER.


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Pennsylvania, University of Georgia, Appalachian State University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Cod Times

4Cs alum reunited with long lost class ring

Edwin J. Payton thinks he lost his 1965 Cape Cod Community College class ring at a party.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Schools Collaborating on Space Project

The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists and engineers from the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, University of Kentucky

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Three Kentucky universities sending research to space

According to a news release, the University of Louisville , University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are using a NASA grant to fund research aboard the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, NASA