Dr. Michal Pregowski, an animal studies scholar from Poland, has come to Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Psychology to observe and participate in classes within the Animal Studies program.
By Stephanie Cole
EKU Public Relations
In the heat of two Texan summers, Bobby Feeback rubbed shoulders with some Cowboys in the fields. The football fields, that is.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson announced today that a task force has been established to finalize a tobacco-free policy on campus, to take effect June 1, 2014, and develop implementation strategies that assist the University community with the transition.
Works by Steve Benson, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Arizona Republic, will be featured at Eastern Kentucky University’s Giles Gallery Sept. 30 through Oct. 17.
It will soon be easier to conduct sustained, high-level research at Eastern Kentucky University’s Lilley Cornett Woods.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded EKU a $300,000 grant for construction of a research center on the site of the 554-acre old-growth forest in Letcher County near the Kentucky-Virginia border.
Sometimes sports offer more than a recreational diversion for college students.
In the case of Dwaine Evans Jr., his participation on the Eastern Kentucky University paintball team in 2009 led to the invention of a soon-to-launch, patent-pending product.
Students derive many benefits from attending Eastern Kentucky University.
It’s the academic preparation toward a dream job. It’s the mentoring by faculty and staff. It’s the social opportunities. It’s the support services.
For Benjamin Congleton, it’s all that and much more. “It’s therapy.”
Radio Eye and Eastern Kentucky University have joined forces to make it possible for approximately 17,000 blind and visually impaired people in southeastern Kentucky to receive reading services.
Radio Eye will utilize WEKU transmitters in Hazard, Corbin and Pineville to reach users in southeastern Kentucky. WEKU is the public radio service based at EKU.
Matt Roan, currently the President’s Council Fellow and Deputy Director of Athletics at Southern Utah University, has been named Special Assistant to the President at Eastern Kentucky University. He will assume his new responsibilities Oct. 1.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor will officially release her latest book as part of a national conference hosted by the University.
Two academic programs at Eastern Kentucky University are participating in a federally funded project designed to enhance a variety of services for special-needs children in early intervention and school programs in rural areas.
Friday the 13th was certainly not an unlucky day for EKU.
More than 300 Eastern students converged on Memorial Plaza well before daybreak on Friday, Sept. 13, awaiting their turn in the national spotlight.
As more and more soldiers return from the battlefields of the Middle East, Eastern Kentucky University continues to earn national honors for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
A standing room only crowd packed the Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice & Safety’s Posey Auditorium today to honor the first responders who lost their lives in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on America exactly 12 years ago.
An Eastern Kentucky University graphic communications student won a Best of Show Gutenberg Award at the 2013 International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) Conference in July and several other EKU students were recognized with first-, second- and third-place honors for individual and team submissions.
Eastern Kentucky University again ranks in the top tier of Regional Universities in the South in the 2014 edition of “Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report.
Tom Martin, well known for his reports on the central Kentucky business scene, can now be heard on WEKU-FM.
Martin’s “Focus on Business” report will air Mondays at 7:35 a.m. during Morning Edition and will be repeated on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. during All Things Considered.
Jason Koontz, professor and director of percussion studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to travel to Japan Oct. 14-28 as part of an exchange program with the Madison County International Committee (MCIC) and the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP).
Stephen Kappeler and Carlene Mallory, on behalf of Eastern Kentucky University's Corbin chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma and the National Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, recently presented a $250 check to Mary Schild, director of Sunrise Children's Services Youth Support Center.
Dr. Scotty Dunlap, chair of Graduate Studies and Research in the School of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named to a national workplace safety committee designed to address risk assessment.