The first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, March 20.
Eastern Kentucky University will host its seventh annual “Soar to New Heights” summer camp for gifted and talented students June 16- 20.
The camp, open to gifted and talented students entering grades 6-8, will emphasize the STEM-H disciplines:science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.
Eastern Kentucky University students would like to spend more of their time, and money, in downtown Richmond and have some ideas about how to make it happen.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents’ annual retreat on Tuesday, Feb. 25, took a new, but timely, twist.
For the first time, the Board held the event in Frankfort to allow its members, along with President Michael Benson and other campus leaders, to visit with members of the Kentucky General Assembly, which is in the midst of its 2014 regular session.
One of the world’s foremost experts in financial and retirement planning will be the keynote speaker for Eastern Kentucky University’s annual Insurance Day on Tuesday, April 22.
Coming soon to a building near you on the Eastern Kentucky University campus: attractive new signage.
The University is undertaking a campus-wide signage program designed to better guide visitors and others as well as promote a unified look that blends both modern and traditional.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed as interim president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi.
Rogow will serve in the position through August, filling the vacancy left by the death of Ray Sylvester, who passed away on Feb. 5 after a brief illness.
Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) began a national search for the 2014 Anita Benedetti Scholars: 30 students whose academic performance, involvement in risk management and insurance activities and overall skill stands out from the rest.
A recent award underscores Eastern Kentucky University’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
An Eastern Kentucky University professor has played a major role in the production of an upcoming national television special.
In his 17 years on the Eastern Kentucky University faculty, Dr. Timothy Kiogora embodied a passion for educating students and colleagues about the African diaspora, particularly with regard to his native Kenya.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Theatre Program will host its first High School Invitational Saturday, March 1, from 3 to 10 p.m.
The day-long event will include workshops with EKU faculty and artists, dinner, backstage pass to artist’s talk, and ticket to see the EKU Theatre musical production of “Urinetown.”
Beijing, the capital of China, is one of the most densely populated cities in the world with nearly 12 million inhabitants. Louisville, conversely, is the largest city in Kentucky with nearly 606,000 inhabitants, and, though the two cities greatly differ on population, they do have one thing in common: Tyler Dahmen.
Eastern Kentucky University has named five new members to its Foundation Board of Directors: Maribeth McBride Berman of Louisville; Donald T. Bornhorst, CPA and Senior Vice President of Delta Air Lines, Minneapolis; Matthew A.
Imagine a faux fur coat made with endless loops of cassette tape, a glamorous floor-length evening gown glittering with thousands of pieces of crushed glass, or a flamenco-inspired dress made of origami junk mail fans sewed together like fish scales.
The Eastern Kentucky University Choirs will present their spring concert on Sunday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Richmond.
The EKU Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and University Singers are led by Dr. Richard Waters, director of choral activities at EKU, as well as choral conducting graduate students Hannah Draper Burnett, Bryan Ijames, and Chase Moore.
A book containing a chapter authored by current and former Eastern Kentucky University faculty members has been selected to receive The Thomas D. Clark Foundation Medallion Award.
Several events during RecycleMania 2014 will highlight recycling practices at Eastern Kentucky University and raise awareness among members of the campus community.
This is the sixth consecutive year EKU has participated in the nationwide event, which this year began Feb. 3 and runs through March 29.
Sarah Warner, who came to Eastern Kentucky University from Chicago recently to pursue a graduate degree, had long heard her father’s fascinating stories about their descendants who supposedly helped settle the wild American frontier.
Nothing quite chronicles the day-to-day history of a college campus like a student-produced newspaper.
The Eastern Kentucky University Business Accelerator and the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) are seeking innovative ideas from EKU students for a product, service, or charitable activity to enter in the 2014 IDEA STATE U competition.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety, was featured recently as one of the nation’s “Top 15 Arson Investigation Professors” by ForensicsColleges.com.
Eastern Kentucky University senior chemistry major Casey Howdieshell of Kevil was awarded the Oak Ridge Association of Universities (ORAU) Best Presentation in Analytical Chemistry after presenting at the 46th Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) held at the University of Tennessee.
Keri Brown, Ludlow, a senior biology major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national chapter of Tau Sigma, an academic honor society designed specifically to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”
It was once suggested during the administration of former Eastern Kentucky University President Robert R. Martin (1960-76) that a large “Under Construction” sign might be the most appropriate way to welcome all who set foot on campus.
Tickets for the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre production of “Urinetown” will go on sale Monday, Feb. 17.
Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 26, the show will run 8 p.m. nightly through Saturday, March 1, with a matinee showing Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m., in Gifford Theatre in the Jane F. Campbell Building.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the launch of the President’s Leadership in Action Academy (PLAA), effective this fall.
The PLAA is open to all faculty and staff who exhibit potential for effective leadership and career advancement. Up to 10 participants will be accepted into the inaugural class; the Academy is based on a one-year cycle.
Eastern Kentucky University choral conducting graduate assistant Hannah Draper Burnett, formerly of Stamping Ground, will perform as a member of VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble when the group presents Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All Night Vespers” on Feb. 15 and 16.
The Eastern Kentucky University Aviation Program will roll out a new Aerospace Technology concentration this fall.
Approximately 700 of the best and brightest K-12 students from throughout Kentucky, along with their teachers, coaches and parents, will converge on the Eastern Kentucky University campus on Saturday, March 29 for the statewide Odyssey of the Mind competition.
The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team was one of seven teams at the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament, held Feb. 1-2 in Tallahassee, Fla., to qualify for the opening round of the National Championship Tournament.