Pat Day, a nine-time Triple Crown race-winning jockey, and two Churchill Downs officials will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, March 19, about some of the problems, challenges and pitfalls for those living and working at racetracks.
Dr. Siwei Gao has been appointed to the Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Endowed Professorship in Insurance Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.
The Eastern Kentucky University Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society captured a record seven awards at the Society’s recent annual conference in Orlando, Fla. The awards include:
An upcoming concert at Eastern Kentucky University will showcase more than a dozen student and faculty music ensembles and raise funds for scholarships to assist future generations of EKU students.
An Eastern Kentucky University graduate student is one of only 10 students nationally to receive a scholarship to attend the National Outdoor Recreation Conference.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Stateland Dairy at Meadowbrook Farm has a long history of excellence and awards.
Now, one of its residents has been named honorable mention All-American Cow in the Milking Yearling class. Only six cows nationally were nominated for All-American honors.
A series of events at Eastern Kentucky University March 13-19 comprise “World War One: Remembrance and Reflection.”
The complete schedule:
· Friday, March 13 – Screening of “All Quiet on the Western Front,” 4:30 p.m., John Grant Crabbe Main Library, Room 108.
Eastern Kentucky University graduate student Jennifer Naumovitz, of Lebanon, N.J., has received a 2015 Kokes Award sponsored by the North American Catalysis Society.
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.”
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.”