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Great new Honors courses in spring 2014: Global Trends, Climate, Evolution, Russia, Comparative Elections, Age-Friendly Cities, Gothic Fiction, Mississippi Delta, Rock’n Roll & Sex, Power and Performance

Honors Colloquia HON 380: Trends Shaping Our Future: Local and Global Perspectives, Prof. Nathan Phelps – 2 sections: CRN 39772: MW, 2-3.20, Garrett 115 & CRN 39771: TR, 9.35-10.50, Cherry 305 HON 300, CRN 31757: Cultures of the Mississippi Delta, … Continue reading

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WKU Honors College Student, Amy Correll, While Researching Geriatric Health in Kenya, Meets Grandmother of President Obama

WKU student and Somerset native Amy Correll (right) met Sarah Obama, the President’s biological grandmother, during her research trip to Kenya. (Credit: Amy Correll) Kevin’s interview with Amy It’s not unusual for a college student to travel overseas as part … Continue reading

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Student researcher in WKU Aging returns from Project in Kenya

Amy Correll of Somerset, a Gerontology minor in WKU Aging and a student in the Honors College at WKU, never dreamed that her three-week project to Kenya would be so exciting. During an August research trip to Kenya, WKU student … Continue reading

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How WKU is involved in a project to make sure Bowling Green is an age-friendly city

Did you know that every eight seconds someone turns 65? And in two decades more people will be over the age of 65 than under the age of 18? In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham tells us … Continue reading

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