University News

New Book by EKU Student Veterans Chronicles Their Military Experiences

Veteran Flag Salute photo

“When we arrived, the smell of rotting flesh filled the air. I was told to pull the first guard shift around the mass-grave site. During one of my patrols, I made the huge mistake of looking down. The body of a little girl was still there, holding onto a stuffed rabbit. The little girl was wearing a purple dress; she still had a blindfold on her eyes.

Director of Bands Part of Marching Roundtable Podcast

Dr. Joe Allison, the director of bands at Eastern Kentucky University, is one of four individuals hosting a new podcast devoted to the marching arts.

Both a podcast and website, The Marching Roundtable was created as a place for discussion on important topics concerning marching band, drum corps, winter guard, and indoor percussion.

CEDET Business Incubator Helps Local Entrepreneurs Grow Businesses

photo of Ken Jensen

Tucked quietly away in a corner of Eastern Kentucky University’s Business and Technology Center are several rather non-descript small offices.

But it’s home to four area entrepreneurs who are taking advantage of a smorgasbord of services available through the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology at EKU to grow their fledgling businesses.

Professor's New Book Examines Dichotomy of American South

David Zurick photo

In 1996, Eastern Kentucky University geography professor Dr. David Zurick began a decade-long series of journeys throughout the American South, hoping to learn why the region is seen by outsiders as a land “apart from the rest of America” but by insiders as a place “losing its identity.”