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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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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) This is Nelson Mandela’s most famous quote on education. It is closely related to an understanding of education as transformative learning, which combines learning for knowing (head), doing (hands), and being … Continue reading

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Honors faculty & students presenting at conference: 21st Century Citizens: Building Bridges, Solving Problems

This conference goes to the heart of HON 251 Citizen & Self, and Dr. Elizabeth Gish and two of her former students and teaching assistants, Kaitlyn Dickinson and Phil Pearson, will present a paper on the class: “Useful, Interesting, and … Continue reading

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Get to know candidates to teach HON 251 Citizen and Self & give us feedback, starting this Thursday!

Over the next few weeks, the Honors College will bring five candidates to campus in the hopes of hiring two as new Honors faculty members.  Both new faculty will team-teach HON 251 with Professor Gish and be instrumental in developing … Continue reading

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Keeping and Bearing Arms in Renaissance Germany: Masculinity and the Martial Ethic

The History Department is pleased to announce that this year’s Harrison Lecturer is Professor B. Ann Tlusty from Bucknell University. Tue, Apr 2, 7pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium free, open to the public & swipeable

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Seven Virtues of Engaged Citizenship – Lecture by Dr. Thad Williamson today at 6.30pm in Garrett 115

Wed, Feb 6, 6.30pm, Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility (ICSR), Garrett 115 The lecture is required for students in Citizen and Self (HON 251), but should be interesting to others and is open to all. Williamson was a student … Continue reading

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Seven Virtues of Engaged Citizenship – Lecture by Dr. Thad Williamson

Wed, Feb 6, 6.30pm, Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility (ICSR), Garrett 115 The lecture is required for students in Citizen and Self (HON 251), but should be interesting to others and is open to all. Williamson was a student … Continue reading

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Apply for the Generation Ali Global Citizenship Scholarship of $10,000 by Jan 15

Information Guidelines It is a well-known fact that education is the key to moving up the social economic ladder. Education also provides individuals with the ability to understand and find common points of connectivity across cultures. As we live in … Continue reading

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Think tank will make WKU its home next year

Source: Chuck Mason, Bowling Green Daily News, Nov 3, 2012 The Society for Values in Higher Education is moving from Portland State University in Oregon to Cherry Hall at WKU, said Eric Bain-Selbo, executive director of the SVHE for the … Continue reading

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