University News

Campus Events Remember, Reflect on World War I

A series of events at Eastern Kentucky University March 13-19 comprise “World War One: Remembrance and Reflection.”

The complete schedule:

·         Friday, March 13 – Screening of “All Quiet on the Western Front,” 4:30 p.m., John Grant Crabbe Main Library, Room 108.

Anyanwu Article Focuses on Islamic Revivalism in Africa

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The second edition of “(re)Tracing Africa: A Multidisciplinary Study of African History, Societies and Culture,” co-edited by EKU faculty members Dr. Ogechi Anyanwu and Dr. Salome Nnoromele, contains an article by Anyanwu on “Islam and Islamic Revivalism in Africa.”

Faculty-Student Duo Receives KAS Research Grant

The EKU faculty-student team of Dr. Gary Ritchison, professor of biological sciences, and Joshua Suich, Morristown, Tenn., received one of eight research grants recently awarded by the Kentucky Academy of Science.

The grant for Ritchison and Suich was for a project entitled “Possible functions of tail-pumping by male and female American Kestrels.”

Campus Celebrates Black History Month

Eastern Kentucky University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout February.

They include four events on Thursday, Feb. 12; a “Phenomenal Women” awards dinner on Friday, Feb. 20; and a Chautauqua lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26.