Dr. Guenter Schuster, recently retired Foundation Professor of Biological Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University, is making international headlines for his part in an important biological discovery.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Stephen Collins Foster Academy for Musical Excellence (FAME) has created a Home School Choir program, which is open to home school students at elementary school-level (grades 4-8) throughout the central Kentucky region.
The Arts and Humanities Collaborative in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education is sponsoring 11 professional development sessions for K-12 teachers throughout the University’s service region.
Eastern Kentucky University has received more than $7,000 in employee donations and matching funds from Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass for the University’s Student Veteran Relief Fund endowment project.
The Fund is being developed as part of EKU Operation Veteran Success, a series of initiatives designed to make Eastern an even more veteran-helpful campus.
The Society of Professional Journalists has named White Hall State Historic Site, home of newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, as the 2011 National Historic Site in Journalism thanks in large part to the efforts of Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication, which nominated Clay’s historic home for the honor.
A forensic psychology class at Eastern Kentucky University enjoyed a different sort of field trip recently.
Rather than lecture about how psychologists offer testimony in court trials, Dustin Wygant, assistant professor of psychology, arranged for a demonstration that involved several EKU students.
Dr. Tom Otieno, associate dean for administrative affairs and research with Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been elected to a one-year term on the Board of Directors of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences.
Eastern Kentucky University has become only the fourth educational institution in the nation to join the “Best Should Teach” initiative.
The familiar Shaker song, “Simple Gifts,” is about discovering one’s own unique talents and gifts. That’s exactly what 10-year-old Tad Johnson struggles with in the new Kentucky-based novel for young readers, “’Tis a Gift,” by Rebecca Mitchell Turney and Marie Mitchell.
A landscaping project underway in front of the Keen Johnson Building will give the historic Eastern Kentucky University facility a fresh look.