University News

Game Day Challenge at EKU: Recycle More Aluminum Cans

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Eastern Kentucky University is competing for more than a football championship this fall.

Students, faculty, staff and others will participate in the GameDay Recycling Challenge, a friendly competition among colleges and universities to reduce waste and increase recycling.

"Living Legend" Nikki Giovanni to Speak at EKU Oct. 21

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World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni is coming to Eastern Kentucky University.

Giovanni will present “Poetic Truths and Revelations” on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. at the EKU Center for the Arts. The event, part of Inauguration Week festivities at the University, is free and open to the public.

Lecture Contrasts Domestic Violence Laws in Saudi Arabia, U.S.

In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice and Safety has invited Abdulrahman Alothman, law professor at the Higher Judicial Institute, Imam University in Saudi Arabia, to present a comparison of newly enacted domestic violence laws in Saudi Arabia with laws in the United States.

Campus Events on Sept. 11 Remember Heroes

File photo from 2013 9/11 Ceremonies

Eastern Kentucky University will host a series of programs and service projects on Thursday, Sept. 11, in remembrance of heroes who have served their communities and nation since the tragic events on that date in 2001. All programs are open to the campus and local community.