With the formal dedication Oct. 29 of its nationally innovative Ron and Sherrie Lou Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Eastern Kentucky University ushered in “a new era” in the life of John Grant Crabbe Library.
A new research facility at Eastern Kentucky University “will help Kentucky lead the way in the development of new, alternative forms of energy,” Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler said at dedication ceremonies for the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT).
Eastern Kentucky University was honored for the fourth consecutive year with a Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc. during the 14th National Role Models Conference, held in Washington, D.C. Sept. 27-29.
Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky Educational Television have received the Government Leadership in Technology Award from Connect Kentucky for their partnership, along with NASA, that brought 160 middle school students to the EKU campus last January to stoke their interest in science and space travel.
A reorganization of the Eastern Kentucky University Development Office has resulted in several additions to the staff as well as position changes.
New to the staff are: Carol Ford, Foundation Scholarship coordinator; and Kirk David Jr., Kristen Bennett and Chris Cannon, development officers.
Eastern Kentucky University played host recently to the final two days of the eighth annual Latino Leadership and College Experience Camp.
Fourteen elementary students and four of their teachers joined local students and teachers July 22-26 for Camp Invention at Model Laboratory School.
Felicia Szorad, professor and coordinator of the Metals/Jewelry Program at Eastern Kentucky University, has received one of eight Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship awards from the Kentucky Arts Council (KAC).
Collecting water samples in front of a Manchester store, an Eastern Kentucky University student is proud of the work he is doing in Southeast Kentucky.
“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said senior environmental health science major Josh Ruehl.
The best way to find out what motivates a burglar is to simply ask.
That theory sparked a study by a team of researchers, including Eastern Kentucky University professor Dr. Kristie Blevins, who conducted surveys with hundreds of convicted offenders in three states to glean insight into intruders’ motivations and methods.