University News

Bechtel Parsons Assists Student Veteran Relief Fund

Bechtel Parsons gift presentation photo

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.

Forensic Psychology Students Learn through Courtroom Experience

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.

Additional Funds Will Advance Biofuels Research at CRAFT

Photo of James Street on biodiesel motorcycle

Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) received another boost today when Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler announced the award of a $2.4 million federal grant from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Chandler delivered the good news at the 2010 Regional BioEnergy Field Day, held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.