“If you want to understand the world,” Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof once said, “you need to understand Asia.”
A new Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University is helping students do just that.
Glenda Poynter had tried to quit.
She managed to kick the tobacco habit when she was pregnant, only to return.
“I beat myself up every day, saying I needed to quit.”
Most college students are worried about their next big test.
For some, unfortunately, an even bigger worry is the source of their next meal.
Once again, Eastern Kentucky University boasted the largest delegation of student presenters at the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).
For the fourth time in five years, Eastern Kentucky University ranks second or higher nationally among four-year schools in the Military Times “Best for Vets” rankings.
The walls are coming down in the Department of History at Eastern Kentucky University.
No, it’s not another construction project on the Richmond campus, but the Department is seeking to break down disciplinary silos and build on the marketable skills of its graduates.
“Too often in higher education,” Michael Benson said, “we become accustomed to saying that things cannot be done, or this or that cannot be tried.
“I say that we cannot afford to remain static, nor do we have the luxury of being anything but bold and audacious.”
Craig Turner picked up a hard hat and proudly waved it for all to see.
The surrounding hillsides ablaze with autumn colors, dreary skies and a chilling breeze beckoned late afternoon rain showers.
A member of the College of Education faculty at Eastern Kentucky University has been inducted into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.