University News

Course Earns National Award from Humane Society of the U.S.

photo of Robert Mitchell

An academic course at Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition from an unusual source.

The Humane Society of the United States and the Animals and Society Institute have honored the university’s Introduction to Animal Studies course, taught by Dr. Robert Mitchell, with its 2011 Distinguished Established Course Award.

2011-12 Chautauqua Series Features 21 Programs

Twenty-one programs in Eastern Kentucky University’s 12th annual Chautauqua Lecture series, all free and open to the public, will explore “Living with Others: Challenges and Promises” from a variety of perspectives and feature several nationally known lecturers. The series will also include film screenings and an art exhibit.