Clean-up and restoration of a historic African American cemetery near Junction City took a “giant leap forward” recently, thanks to ground-penetrating radar, a long stretch of ideal late summer weather and an ample supply of eager volunteers from the Danville and Richmond campuses of Eastern Kentucky University and the community.
Faculty, staff and students at Eastern Kentucky University are getting “A New Read on Diversity.”
That’s the subtitle for the EKU Diversity Book Club, a new initiative aimed at addressing societal issues and concerns related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Malaysian cartoonist known as Zunar, who received the 2011 Courage in Cartooning Award from Cartoonist Rights Network International, will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Sept. 25.
College students and cheap, easy-to-prepare food. They just go together.
So it’s only fitting that an Eastern Kentucky University student won the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge competition for his business venture idea centered on – you might have guessed it – ramen noodles.
Tickets for the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre production of “The Love of the Nightingale” will go on sale Monday, Sept. 15.
Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24, the show will run 8 p.m. nightly through Saturday, Sept. 27, with a matinee showing Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m., in Gifford Theatre in the Jane F. Campbell Building.
The Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame 2014 induction class features seven distinguished individuals as well as the 1940 undefeated football team. The class will be enshrined in the Keen Johnson Building on Saturday, Oct. 11.
Model Laboratory High School, on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University, ranks among the top 1 percent of the nation’s public high schools, according to Newsweek.
Eastern Kentucky University again ranks in the top tier of Regional Universities in the South in the 2015 edition of “Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report.
Shirley Baechtold, retired Eastern Kentucky University English professor, author and musician, will discuss her life and work in a Live @ Your Library event at EKU on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
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.