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Farming for the Future: Investing in Your Community to Change the World – Stephen Ritz

The Mary E. Hensley Lecture Series Tue, Sep 9, 7pm, Van Meter Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher and administrator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for the Conservation Vacation

Details regarding this year’s Conservation Vacation will be emailed to all faculty and staff soon. If you have any questions, concerns, or if your space has specific needs involving research, or mission critical events do not hesitate to reach out … Continue reading

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Loving Your Place – Dr. Jane Olmsted’s reflections on the Honors Salon conversation on Wendell Berry, affection, and resilience

These are Dr. Jane Olmsted‘s wise reflections on the last Honors Salon conversation this fall on Wendell Berry’s ideas on the relationship between affection and resilience. They are also a very fitting conclusion to this fall’s series of conversations: Going … Continue reading

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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

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‘Bilal’s Stand’ (independent film)

Discussion of film Director’s bio Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion First event in its Inclusive Excellence Series

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Project Affect

Wed, Sep 25, 2013, 11am-3pm, WKU Grise Lawn Raindate: Sep 26 (same time & location) Register your group to participate many great volunteer opportunities Campus and Community organizations will share information on how you can be involved with their organization. … Continue reading

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Peru – From the Amazon to Machu Picchu: Community, Place & Leadership

Please note: An Honors (HON) section of GWS 470 is being offered More information Apply now

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‘If it isn’t global, it isn’t an education’

Diverse Conversations: The Globalization of Higher Education, Matthew Lynch, Diverse, May 22, 2013 The purpose of education is to prepare students as well as possible for life and work in the increasingly globalized world of the 21st century. Under these … 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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Bonner Scholarship

One of WKU’s newest scholarship opportunities is geared toward  students with an eye toward community service.   Amy Bingham has more on Bonner scholarships in this week’s View from the Hill.  The deadline to apply is May 1st, 2013 for the … Continue reading

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