VAMPY 2012 Reaches the Midway Mark

VAMPY 2012 campers have now crossed the program’s midway mark, and they’re working hard to make the most of their remaining week and a half at WKU. Many classes are even taking their shows on the road for field trips. (Some photos in this gallery were taken at St. Meinrad Monastery in Indiana!) But whether […]

Immersed in Chinese Culture

I learned about an ancient Chinese philosophy, Taoism, which is a major Chinese belief. As we are immersed in Chinese culture, we understand this philosophy. Wednesday we were able to attempt one of their practices: Tai Chi exercise. Tai Chi helps you relax and is believed to promote good health and Chi (energy). In the […]

Genetics: The Half-Way Mark

As we reach the half-way mark for VAMPY, interesting things are continuing to happen in the Genetics class Tuesday, we continued our work with sordaria and our other various labs and covered the inheritance pattern for mitochondrial DNA, which is inherited from only the mother, unlike the chromosomal DNA which is a combination of both […]

Counselor’s Corner: 4th of July Cookout!

Let freedom ring! Tuesday’s firework-filled Bowling Green Hot Rods game was a tough act to follow, but Wednesday we celebrated our country for a second day with our annual Fourth of July Cookout. Everyone in the VAMPY community gathered to honor America’s birthday with some good food, good tunes and good company! Fresh hot dogs, […]