Eastern Kentucky University honored 2,207 degree candidates at its annual spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5.
Eastern Kentucky University is one of 12 universities in the Bluegrass Region who have agreed to collaborate to improve educational attainment and economic opportunity for central Kentuckians. The new Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium was formalized by the signing of a charter agreement at the annual breakfast meeting of Bluegrass Tomorrow at Keeneland on Feb. 29.
Two mock trial teams from Eastern Kentucky University qualified for national competition with their performance at a regional event at Kennesaw State University Feb. 24-25.
The EKU teams finished sixth and seventh, earning bids to the Opening Round Championship, to be held at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., March 23-25.
Dr. Lisa Day is the new director of Women and Gender Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.
Day, an associate professor of English, has been serving as interim director since July 2011. She joined the EKU faculty in 2001 and specializes in 19th and 20th century American literature, African-Caribbean literature and gender theory.
She failed her first physics test as a freshman and even considered changing her academic major.
Now, just two years later, Eastern Kentucky University junior Molly Williams, of Berea, has been accepted into a prestigious summer program at a university in Rome, Italy, where she will pursue gravitational wave physics research.
Two of the “dots” in Eastern Kentucky University’s “Connecting the Dots” student/alumni mentoring program are approximately 7,000 miles apart.
Eastern Kentucky University will pay homage on Monday, Feb. 20 to African-Americans who years ago broke barriers on the Richmond campus and inspired many who followed.
Ten Eastern Kentucky University students have been selected to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
The EKU students selected to make either poster or oral presentations at the event, March 29-31 at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, are:
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.
An episode of the Discovery Channel program “Man, Woman, Wild” produced by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member and filmed in the nearby Red River Gorge will air on the cable network Thursday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m.