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Honors scholar named Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations Student of the Year

Read about Bowling Green junior Drew Mitchell’s achievement and how he will be spending his summer here!

Honors students driving force behind Share A Swipe at WKU

Arete contribution by Shelley Spalding Nearly all WKU students have had the experience of having three or four meal plans left to spend on a Sunday night. They go to the food court, get a few soft drinks, Poptarts, and some random kind of gum—just enough to use all their meal plans remaining from the week. Tyler Jury, a graduating
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Honors Formal to offer final celebration on May 5

Arete contribution by Amber Thompson Another Honors tradition continues this year as the plans for the annual Honors formal begin. Formal is a great way to dance away the stress of finals and take a break from studying with other hard-working Honors students before the spring semester comes to a close. This event is a favorite for the members of
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Jonathan Jacobs to speak on liberal polity on April 11

Arete contribution by Will Lyle The Honors College at WKU is constantly looking for interesting events for its students. On Wednesday, April 11, Dr. Audrey Anton’s Honors classes will Professor Jonathan Jacobs, director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics and Chair of the Department of Ethics at John Jay College, the City University of New York. Dr. Anton said
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Undergraduate research presented during REACH Week

Arete contribution by Shelley Spalding Last month, WKU hosted what is known as REACH Week (March 19-24), an annual conference that seeks to encourage students’ research and creativity across multiple disciplines. Many students in the Honors College at WKU made presentations on Saturday, March 24 at the annual undergraduate research conference, about their Honors Capstone projects, or theses. Shelby Rader,
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New York Ballet Company provides Honors College experience

Arete contribution by Will Lyle When a college student hears the world ballet, they think of tutus, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker, and most simply aren’t interested. Complexions Contemporary Ballet is trying to change that by “removing boundaries, not reinforcing them.” The New York ballet company came to the Brown Theater in Louisville for a one-night engagement, and four professors
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Honors students recognized for research endeavours

Honors scholars were recently recognized at the WKU Office of Research banquet. The Office of Research encourages undergraduate research endeavors and seeks to foster interdisciplinary cooperation between students and faculty mentors. Keyana Boka, a sophomore from Bowling Green, is pursing degrees in biology and chemistry. Since starting her studies at WKU, Keyana has conducted research with Dr. Steve Huskey and
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Humans – accident or necessity?

Arete contribution by Whitney Allen College is full of choices.  Scholars in the Honors College at WKU choose from a wide selection of classes to fulfill Honors hour requirements. Each Honors student must take three hours of colloquium courses, and there are a variety of topics in this category. Dr. Gordon Emslie, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at
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WKU students bring leadership to Harlaxton College

Arete contribution by Shelley Spalding How about a spot of tea, a quick game of cricket, a trip to the local village, and a lecture on England’s “Glorious Revolution?” It’s all in a day’s work for the Honors College students studying at Harlaxton Manor in Grantham, England. One of those students, Justin Wellum, a sophomore from Louisville majoring in biochemistry,
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Honors College graduate applies to become mock astronaut

Honors College scholars at WKU have been known to travel to the edges of the earth, including China, India, England, France, Australia, among dozens of other locations around the globe. But one Honors College graduate has interests out of this world—literally. Meredith Bartley, a 2009 graduate of the Honors College at WKU with a degree in biology, applied to become
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