Category Archives: Opportunities

Opportunities such as study abroad, scholarships, research, careers, internships, etc.

Current: Spring 2016 deadlines

Spring 2016 deadlines Key advising info summary curriculum good standing augment 300/400 offline courses to get HON credit priority registration internships credit by exam (pdf) WKU 4 Year Degree Paths for all majors faq

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I wish someone had told me … : Study abroad anxiety & solutions

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IdeaFestival 2014 #8: Wake Up Curious: It Really is a Small World: The Subatomic World of Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes and “Spooky at a Distance” – Ben Malphrus & Roger McNeil

Ben Malphrus, Roger McNeil Friday, October 3, 2014, 8-8m, Kentucky Center Start your day with some strong coffee and a lively discussion with physicists Ben Malphrus and Roger McNeil into the subatomic world of quantum weirdness, black holes and a … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #6: Time Warped, Claudia Hammond

Claudia Hammond Session: Time Warped Thursday, October 2, 2014 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Kentucky Center) Few things are more perplexing to us than the concept of time. While we often think of time as being a kind of external objective … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #3: Jazz Musician Wynton Marsalis on Art & Creativity in America

Wynton Marsalis Session: Wynton Marsalis Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Kentucky Center) Wynton Marsalis is the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and a world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader and composer. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #2: Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization, Stephen Cave 2012

Stephen Cave Session: Immortality Wednesday, October 1, 2014 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Kentucky Center) Dr Stephen Cave is a philosopher, writer and critic. He has worked both as an academic, studying and teaching philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and … Continue reading

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WKU Honors College Scholars at IdeaFestival 2014 in Louisville: An Eclectic Network of Global Thinkers & Innovators, A Celebration for the Intellectually Curious

The motto and approach of IdeaFestival is very similar to Honors education understood as transdisciplinary and transformative global education that cultivates global competence. I am therefore very excited to attend IdeaFestival this week in Louisville with Brad Cockrel (Mechanical Engineering … Continue reading

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Constitution Week 2014

All events are swipeable Tuesday, September 16 Let’s be a Global Citizen! Study Abroad Fair 11-2, Preston Center Sponsored by Office of Study Abroad and Global Learning Lunch and Learn: “Michael Brown and Black Men” Join with other faculty, staff … Continue reading

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Centennial Market: The Colors of Ecuador

Centennial Mall, Wed, Sep 10, 11am – 2pm In celebration of the start of the 2014-15 International Year of Ecuador, the Office of International Programs, along with other campus and community members, will be transforming Centennial Mall into an Ecuadorian … Continue reading

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Info Session on US Department of State internships

Wed, Sep 10, 7-8.30pm, Mass Media & Technology Hall 236 Interested in a summer internship in 2015? The US Department of State has many internships in Washington and around the world! WKU’s Diplomat-in-Residence, Michael McClellan, will discuss this program and … Continue reading

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