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Stuffed & Starved: Why are there more overweight than hungry people in the world?

With roughly 7 billion people alive today on planet Earth, somewhere around 870 million will go to bed hungry tonight. However, the trends on global hunger are generally positive. HON 380 looks at some of the technologies and policies that … Continue reading

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WKU Earth Day Festival 2013

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Join us for a Global Banquet on global trends

Join the students of the Honors Colloquium, “The Road Ahead,” for a global Banquet. Come and learn about current trends in areas such as technology, resource management, conflict, and governance, and how those trends will shape our world over the … Continue reading

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Exciting new course: Which global trends are shaping your future?

Beginning Fall 2013, the Honors College will be offering Honors 380: Trends Shaping Our Future. Unlike conventional courses, Honors 380 will offer students the unique opportunity to study our society 30-50 years in the future.  The course is open to … Continue reading

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WKU department head completes three-week, global educational tour

Dr. David Keeling, Distinguished University Professor of Geography and head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, recently completed a three-week around-the-world tour of the South Pacific, Asia and Europe, covering about 30,000 miles, representing the American Geographical Society as … Continue reading

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