February 2015

Anyanwu Article Focuses on Islamic Revivalism in Africa

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The second edition of “(re)Tracing Africa: A Multidisciplinary Study of African History, Societies and Culture,” co-edited by EKU faculty members Dr. Ogechi Anyanwu and Dr. Salome Nnoromele, contains an article by Anyanwu on “Islam and Islamic Revivalism in Africa.”

Faculty-Student Duo Receives KAS Research Grant

The EKU faculty-student team of Dr. Gary Ritchison, professor of biological sciences, and Joshua Suich, Morristown, Tenn., received one of eight research grants recently awarded by the Kentucky Academy of Science.

The grant for Ritchison and Suich was for a project entitled “Possible functions of tail-pumping by male and female American Kestrels.”

Humanities@Work Program Offers Practical Opportunities for Students

Are you majoring in philosophy, comparative humanities, English (including literature, creative writing and technical writing emphases), French or Spanish?

EKU’s College of Arts and Sciences has launched a Co-op/Internship Program uniquely tailored for you, one that will help you gain practical, “resume-worthy” work experience in a humanities-related field.

Campus Celebrates Black History Month

Eastern Kentucky University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout February.

They include four events on Thursday, Feb. 12; a “Phenomenal Women” awards dinner on Friday, Feb. 20; and a Chautauqua lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26.

Student Receives Tau Sigma Scholarship

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Alan Joseph Chandler, Nicholasville, a senior middle grades education major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national Tau Sigma Honor Society.