University News

Concert Choir to Perform in Ireland

Forty-one Eastern Kentucky University students will soon become musical “ambassadors” to Ireland.

The EKU Concert Choir will depart May 18 for a week-long tour of the Emerald Isle. While there, the young musicians will perform in Killarney, Kilkenny and Dublin and enjoy sightseeing trips to several iconic landmarks, such as the Blarney Castle and Stone.

"STEM-CSI Adventure for Girls" Offered over Two Saturdays

Eastern Kentucky University’s STEM-H Institute is collaborating with the Nerd Squad to provide a free two-day STEM adventure for middle school-age girls on successive Saturdays, April 25 and May 2.

“The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds: A STEM-CSI Adventure for Girls,” will be presented at EKU’s New Science Building, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. both days.

Kentucky Aviation Legend to Visit EKU April 17

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A former squadron commander of the 493rd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the United States Air Force who helped lead an historic air strike will address Eastern Kentucky University aviation students and others on Friday, April 17.

Only Woman in U.S. Ever Exonerated from Death Row to Speak at EKU

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The only woman in the United States ever exonerated from Death Row will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, April 8.

Sabrina Butler was a Mississippi teenager who was convicted of murder and child abuse in the death of her nine-month-old son, Walter. She was later exonerated of all wrongdoing.