Eastern Kentucky University’s Clarinet Choir has been invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s annual conference, ClarinetFest, in Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 1-5.
Ten Eastern Kentucky University students have been selected to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
The EKU students selected to make either poster or oral presentations at the event, March 29-31 at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, are:
Eastern Kentucky University’s student-produced weekly newspaper, The Eastern Progress, won 11 awards, including four first-place awards, at the 2011 Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Friday, Jan. 20.
A professional learning community, composed of eight faculty members in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education, has produced a book aimed at helping teacher education faculty and students to better understand and implement the Paul and Elder model of critical thinking.
The third annual issue of Jelly Bucket, the international literary journal designed and produced by students of Eastern Kentucky University’s Bluegrass Writers Studio, is now available in Barnes & Noble, Hastings, and Bookstar outlets from coast to coast.
Eastern Kentucky University has achieved national distinction on numerous fronts in recent years.
Several well-known national publications rank EKU among the nation’s best for academic excellence, as a place to work, and for its services to military veterans, among other reasons.
Eastern Kentucky University is one of 14 colleges and universities nationwide selected to participate in the Tillman Military Scholars Program for the 2012-13 academic year.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock told EKU’s Board of Regents on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that he has “the will, energy and ability” to lead the institution in the “challenging days ahead.”
Whitlock, who assumed the presidency in 2007, was the subject of an evaluation recently conducted by the Board.
An academic course at Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition from an unusual source.
The Humane Society of the United States and the Animals and Society Institute have honored the university’s Introduction to Animal Studies course, taught by Dr. Robert Mitchell, with its 2011 Distinguished Established Course Award.
Dr. Sherwood Thompson, assistant dean and associate professor in the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to participate in 2012 class of The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) at the University of California, Berkeley.
An episode of the Discovery Channel program “Man, Woman, Wild” produced by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member and filmed in the nearby Red River Gorge will air on the cable network Thursday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m.