September 2010

EKU Student Assists NASA, Combines Love for Nature with Idealism

Nan Campbell photo

Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.

Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.

Fall Enrollment Up 2% to 16,515

Eastern Kentucky University’s fall enrollment is at 16,515, up 2 percent from this date last year, one of the larger increases among Kentucky’s public universities.

Additional Funds Will Advance Biofuels Research at CRAFT

Photo of James Street on biodiesel motorcycle

Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) received another boost today when Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler announced the award of a $2.4 million federal grant from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Chandler delivered the good news at the 2010 Regional BioEnergy Field Day, held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.