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Honors scholars serve others in Haiti

Arete contribution by Whitney Allen International reach is an aspect of education that WKU constantly strives for, and that the Honors College at WKU works to instill in as many students as possible. Six Honors College students are going a step further and incorporating service into their trip abroad through Water for Life, a project that works to provide clean
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Big Red appears Ellen thanks to work of Honors scholar

Arete Contribution by Brittany Moster He’s the mascot we all know and love, and now the rest of America knows him, too—and it’s all thanks to Ellen DeGeneres and Shelby Rice. On Feb. 27, DeGeneres’ showed clips on her television show of people sneakily dancing behind others, and one of the dancers was Big Red himself.  Had one student not
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Climate change scholars interact with Honors College at WKU studnents

The recent weather trends made the subject of last week’s scholarly lecture particularly pertinent. Dr. Kenrick R. Leslie, executive director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and two colleagues Dr. Ulric Trotz, a science advisor and Dr. Mark Bynoe, an environmental economist traveled to WKU and the Bowling Green area to start a discussion about climate change with
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Will Meredith: a singing, dancing scholar

Arete contribution by Brittany Moster What acts, sings, directs, has created an original play, and speaks Chinese?  It’s not a what, but a who, and he’s a member of the Honors College at WKU. Will Meredith, a senior from Bowling Green and a musical theatre major, has done all this and more during his time at WKU, and he accredits
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Harlaxton College welcomes largest class from Honors College at WKU

Today, 36 scholars embark on an adventure that will leave them with outstanding memories for the rest of their lives. Since 2007, the Honors College at WKU has been sending students to Harlaxton College in Grantham, England for study abroad experiences like no other. This semester, there will be more WKU students at the Victorian manor house than ever before.
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Rachel Reetzke to Begin a Fulbright in China

Rachel Reetzke, a graduate of the Honors College and a Chinese Flagship Participant, will begin a Fulbright Research Fellowship in China this fall to study Autism. (Read more…)

Scholar Receives Foundation for Global Scholars Award

A senior in the Honors College, Sara Moody, has been awarded a Foundation for Global Scholars Award. (Read more…)

Scholar Receives EPA Fellowship

Clarice Esch, an Honors College student, has received a competitive fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency. (Read more…)

Honors Students Study History, Culture, and Language in China over Winter Term

Students in the Honors College at WKU spent WKU’s Winter Term exploring the history, culture, and language of the Chinese people. Through their experiences, they are continuing to develop the College’s international reach. (Read more…)

WKU Student Journalist Wins Highly Competitive National Award

Colleen Stewart (pictured on the left), a journalism major, recently competed against many Ivy League and graduate school journalists to win a highly competitive writing award. She is seen here with former WKU journalism instructor, Sara Shipley Hiles. (Read more…)