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Friday | News Democrat

Whipple, Snowden to wed

Jennifer Lee Whipple of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Bryan Snowden of West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Savannah College of Art & Design

Friday Aug 29 | Washington Times

Pikeville, Western Kentucky reach partnership

The schools say students in eastern Kentucky will have three health-related master's degree programs available, while Western Kentucky University students will have access to Pikeville's College of Optometry.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

WKU Prepares for Football Home Opener

Western Kentucky University officials spent a majority of the day preparing for the football home opener scheduled to kick off tomorrow night.

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Domestic Fuel

Kentucky Gets NSF, State Grants for Biomass

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally A total of $24 million in National Science Foundation and state grants will fund research efforts on biomass in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, University of Kentucky

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

WKU Students Get A Big Welcome Back

Wednesday afternoon, those students had the opportunity to see what Bowling Green has to offer and score some free goodies.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Columbia Magazine

CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board

CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board From Campbellsville University LOUISVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling faculty member, Dr. Karen Westbrooks, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.

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Related Topix: Campbellsville University, Louisville, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Democrat

Six from LCHS partipate as Governor's Scholars

Logan County High School students Madison Alvis, Ashley Binkley, Kelsey Coleman, Sarah Edgar, Maegann Hardison, and Chandler Larson participated in the 2014 Governor's Scholars Program this summer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kentucky, University of Kentucky

Domestic Fuel

Biodiesel Gets Sustainability Award at West. Kentucky

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Researchers at Western Kentucky University who worked on turning waste grease into biodiesel have been honored with that school's sustainability award.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Times

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A program aimed at helping veterans hone their skills through education to prepare them for careers is seeing booming registration at Western Kentucky University.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, KY, Steve Beshear, US Governors

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WKYT

School program aims to help veterans

A program aimed at helping veterans hone their skills through education then land a job is seeing booming registration at Western Kentucky University.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Alleyne

Alleyne Danhauer, Adair Co., KY native She was a graduate of Columbia High School, Western Kentucky University, and UofL.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, KY, Hurstbourne, KY, Adair County, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WKJK-AM Louisville

College Students Arrive on Campus, Begin Classes

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

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Planetizen

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.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Switched

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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