His persistent efforts as its long-time curator made the Eastern Kentucky University Herbarium one of the largest and most diverse in the region.
His groundbreaking book, “Plant Life of Kentucky,” earned raves nationally and will serve botanists and the public for years to come.
A crime will be committed in a house on University Drive this semester.
But, even with advance knowledge, local police aren’t the least bit concerned. In fact, what happens in the house may ultimately benefit them.
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.”
Eastern Kentucky University is playing a key role in a National Science Foundation-funded effort to digitize collections that chronicle a “global hotspot of plant diversity in the southeastern United States.”
The research of an Eastern Kentucky University biology professor into the evolutionary history of all green plants is earning considerable national attention.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor has co-authored the first book about woody plants of Kentucky and Tennessee.
Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky have launched a joint initiative to help prepare students for success in doctoral degree programs and for careers in biomedical research.
An Eastern Kentucky University student has received one of three 2012 Marcia Athey Awards from the Kentucky Academy of Science.
With its unique bioinformatics degree option for undergraduates, Eastern Kentucky University is poised at the leading edge of a revolution in health care – one that will embrace DNA analysis to personalize medicine, improve the quality of care and bring down costs.
An Eastern Kentucky University senior from London, Ky., is among only 11 students nationally to receive an undergraduate summer research award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.