Eastern Kentucky University is one of 12 universities in the Bluegrass Region who have agreed to collaborate to improve educational attainment and economic opportunity for central Kentuckians. The new Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium was formalized by the signing of a charter agreement at the annual breakfast meeting of Bluegrass Tomorrow at Keeneland on Feb. 29.
Dr. Jacquelyn W. Jensen, Hazel Wilson Endowed Chair and professor of family and consumer sciences education at Eastern Kentucky University, is the new editor for the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education(JFCSE).
A Model Laboratory School senior recently became the first student ever to qualify for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) by taking the AMC12 test at the Eastern Kentucky University site of the American Mathematics Competition (AMC).
Life in Louisville in the years after the Civil War and into the early 20th century was both exciting and dangerous.
Eastern Kentucky University faculty member Keven McQueen chronicles the era in his 12th book, “Louisville Murder and Mayhem: Historic Crimes of Derby City.”
Two mock trial teams from Eastern Kentucky University qualified for national competition with their performance at a regional event at Kennesaw State University Feb. 24-25.
The EKU teams finished sixth and seventh, earning bids to the Opening Round Championship, to be held at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., March 23-25.
Dr. Lisa Day is the new director of Women and Gender Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.
Day, an associate professor of English, has been serving as interim director since July 2011. She joined the EKU faculty in 2001 and specializes in 19th and 20th century American literature, African-Caribbean literature and gender theory.
She failed her first physics test as a freshman and even considered changing her academic major.
Now, just two years later, Eastern Kentucky University junior Molly Williams, of Berea, has been accepted into a prestigious summer program at a university in Rome, Italy, where she will pursue gravitational wave physics research.
The thousands of trees of all shapes, sizes and species on Eastern Kentucky University’s 912-acre Richmond campus offer more than shade and aesthetic appeal.
They also serve as a natural outdoor laboratory for many academic programs.
Eastern Kentucky University is working with the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame to enlist entertainment celebrities in an effort to reduce the high school dropout rate in the university’s service region.
Two of the “dots” in Eastern Kentucky University’s “Connecting the Dots” student/alumni mentoring program are approximately 7,000 miles apart.
Dr. Richard Crosby, professor of music at Eastern Kentucky University, has recently composed two new pieces to be published.
Eastern Kentucky University will pay homage on Monday, Feb. 20 to African-Americans who years ago broke barriers on the Richmond campus and inspired many who followed.
An Eastern Kentucky University graduate student has been selected to take part in the National Orientation Directors Association Graduate Internship Program.
Lauren Childs of West Chester, Ohio, will serve as a NODA Conference (NODAC) intern for the 2012 national conference, to be held Oct. 25-30 in Las Vegas.
Paul English, assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Safety, Security and Emergency Management, has been selected chairman of Conferences and Seminars for the Academics Practice Specialty group of American Society of Safety Engineers.
An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $50,000 or less.
Eastern Kentucky University’s “Try Teaching” program, now in its seventh year, is again accepting applications from mid- and second-career professionals who are intrigued about their potential in front of a classroom.
For local adults who are experiencing memory loss related to dementia or Alzheimer’s, the Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University has provided “The Place to Be” for the past two decades.