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2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2008-07-18 15:00:00

By Natalie Jordan, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky. Jul. 18--Western Kentucky University has experienced growing enrollment, but is looking for ways to retain students, increase the number of transfer and graduate school students and increase graduation rates. Dean Kahler, associate vice president in the Academic Affairs and Provost's Office, and Provost Barbara Burch presented a report to the board of regents Thursday during its retreat that showed WKU is continuing to see growth in...

2008-07-10 15:00:47

By Natalie Jordan, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky. Jul. 10--A three-week summer camp at Western Kentucky University is giving academically talented middle school students opportunities for advanced learning for the 25th year. This year marks the 25th anniversary of VAMPY, or Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth. The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU, through a cooperative agreement with the Duke Talent Identification Program, has offered the camp to students since 1984. The...

2008-07-03 15:00:34

By Natalie Jordan, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky. Jul. 3--Efforts are under way to strengthen Western Kentucky University's commitment to high achieving students at its Honors College. Amy Eckhardt has joined the Honors College as director of the Office of Scholar Development and Clay Motley took the position as the Honors College's assistant director for academics. The two positions were added to help expand the Honors curriculum and assist all WKU students in seeking nationally...


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