August 2010

Chronicle Places EKU on Honor Roll of "Great Colleges to Work for"

Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 “large universities” nationwide, and the only large university in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2010 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the third annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.

College of Education Adds 6 to Wall of Honor

Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has named six more individuals to its Wall of Honor.

The Wall, which is located on the fourth floor of the Combs Building on EKU’s campus, recognizes those men and women who have made significant contributions to the College or to education or the helping professions in Kentucky.

Professor Receives NSF Grant to Explore Ways to Preserve Old Negatives

Photo of Dr. George Landon

An Eastern Kentucky University professor has received a grant to explore digitization and virtual restoration of deteriorating photographic negatives.

Dr. George Landon, an assistant professor of computer science, was awarded a $100,330 grant from the National Science Foundation for the 18-month project.

EKU Named Military-Friendly School for 2nd Straight Year

ROTC Commissioning Photo

For the second consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students, according to G.I. Jobs magazine.

History Professor Earns Summer NEH Grant

Dr. John Bowes

Dr. John Bowes, assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend award to conduct research and write chapters for his upcoming book, “Northern Indian Removal: An Unfamiliar History.”

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