Dr. Peter Kraska has been invited to share with the U.S. Senate his extensive and long-running research conducted at Eastern Kentucky University on the militarization of civilian police in the United States. Kraska will testify at a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
The Golden Key International Honor Society chapter at Eastern Kentucky University has won the Gold Level of Chapter Standards for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has been named co-chair of Bluegrass Tomorrow’s Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium.
Benson, who assumed the EKU presidency in August 2013, will serve alongside John Roush, president of Centre College.
One hundred twenty-one high school students in seven counties near Eastern Kentucky University are Upward Bound, thanks to a federally funded program celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
As a mathematics faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University from 1981 to 2006, Dr. Betty Givan spent her days immersed in numbers.
For the past several years, the Richmond resident has been counting YouTube hits, cookbook sales and a growing army of fans – as a culinary entrepreneur.
For the fifth consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition for its contribution to the public good.
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.”
Today’s prospective student certainly considers academics, faculty quality, student life and cost in making a college choice.
But, increasingly, he or she also looks carefully at an institution’s commitment to environmental stewardship.
In an ambitious move to embrace the sacred and the profane, artist Boris Zakic, professor of art at Georgetown College, has an exhibition of paintings at Eastern Kentucky University’s Giles Gallery in Richmond and simultaneously at PUBLIC, the gallery of the Louisville Visual Art Association.
Dr. Dionne Smith, assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work, is Kentucky’s 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year, as determined by the Kentucky Academic Advising Association (KACADA).