University News

Hummel Planetarium Resumes Public Programs on Saturdays

Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University will resume public programs on Saturdays, beginning April 25.

Every Saturday, the Planetarium will present “Perfect Little Planet” for children and families at Noon. Then at 1:30 p.m., the main feature, “Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe,” will be shown.

Chautauqua Lecture Focuses "On Positivity"

Fredrickson photo

The final lecture in Eastern Kentucky University’s 2014-15 Chautauqua Lecture Series will focus “On Positivity.”

That’s the title of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson’s presentation, on Thursday, April 30 (a change from the originally scheduled date).

Concert Choir to Perform in Ireland

Forty-one Eastern Kentucky University students will soon become musical “ambassadors” to Ireland.

The EKU Concert Choir will depart May 18 for a week-long tour of the Emerald Isle. While there, the young musicians will perform in Killarney, Kilkenny and Dublin and enjoy sightseeing trips to several iconic landmarks, such as the Blarney Castle and Stone.

"STEM-CSI Adventure for Girls" Offered over Two Saturdays

Eastern Kentucky University’s STEM-H Institute is collaborating with the Nerd Squad to provide a free two-day STEM adventure for middle school-age girls on successive Saturdays, April 25 and May 2.

“The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds: A STEM-CSI Adventure for Girls,” will be presented at EKU’s New Science Building, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. both days.