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Grand Opening Held for Science Building

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:03
Fri, 2017-09-15 15:58

A musical piece commissioned for the grand opening ceremonies Sept. 15 of the new Science Building at EKU was aptly titled “Emergence Fanfare for Brass Quintet.”

A musical piece commissioned for the grand opening ceremonies Sept. 15 of the new Science Building at Eastern Kentucky University was aptly titled “Emergence Fanfare for Brass Quintet.”

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Arce to Discuss Life as Undocumented Immigrant

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:21
Thu, 2017-09-14 13:16

Former Goldman Sachs Vice President Julissa Arce garnered international media attention when she revealed that she had achieved her status and wealth as an undocumented immigrant. She will share her story in a lecture titled “An American DREAMer: From Undocumented to Wall Street to Immigration Advocacy” on Sept. 28.

Political commentator, author and former Goldman Sachs Vice President Julissa Arce garnered international media attention last year when she revealed that she had achieved her status and wealth as an undocumented immigrant.

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Student Experience Enhanced at Games

Wed, 2017-09-13 13:12
Wed, 2017-09-13 12:58

EKU Athletics is moving forward with plans to increase student engagement and participation by providing a better fan experience at all athletic events, especially football games.

Last spring, Eastern Kentucky University Athletics worked with Student Life, the Student Government Association, the President’s Council, Greek Alumni and current chapters to enhance the student experience at home football games.

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School Safety Symposium for P-12 Counselors

Wed, 2017-09-13 12:12
Wed, 2017-09-13 12:04

The EKU College of Justice & Safety and its Kentucky Center for School Safety will host a free, day-long symposium on Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Perkins Building for P-12 counselors throughout the Commonwealth.

The Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice & Safety and its Kentucky Center for School Safety will host a free, day-long symposium on Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Perkins Building for P-12 counselors throughout the Commonwealth.

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Holocaust Exhibit, Programs Scheduled

Tue, 2017-09-12 15:20
Tue, 2017-09-12 15:15

A dozen years after its first showing, a unique historical Holocaust exhibit has been revived for one month at the Giles Gallery at EKU.

A dozen years after its first showing, a unique historical Holocaust exhibit has been revived for one month at the Giles Gallery at Eastern Kentucky University.

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Twins Find Chart Success as Magnolia Vale

Tue, 2017-09-12 12:49
Tue, 2017-09-12 12:44

When EKU students Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty released their first single, they could not have expected how well it would be received. Within hours, their song “What If” would reach #14 on the iTunes country music charts.

When Eastern Kentucky University students Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty released their first single, they could not have expected how well it would be received. Within hours, their song “What If” would reach #14 on the iTunes country music charts.

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Winslow Wins Acorn Award for Teaching Excellence

Tue, 2017-09-12 08:44
Tue, 2017-09-12 08:39

"My job," said Dr. Matt Winslow , "is not to give my students information. It’s to train them how to think."

Dr. Matt Winslow pulled a smartphone out of his pocket and held it high.

All the information his students need, he explained, is as close as their fingertips.

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Patterson Scholars for 2017-18 Announced

Mon, 2017-09-11 09:18
Mon, 2017-09-11 09:15

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business at EKU has announced its Patterson Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business at Eastern Kentucky University has announced its Patterson Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

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EKU-UK Partnership Aimed at Growing Economy

Sun, 2017-09-10 17:59
Sun, 2017-09-10 17:53

Although EKU and the University of Kentucky were opponents on the football field on Saturday, Sept. 9, two days later the two institutions announced a partnership aimed at growing the state’s economy, with research and intellectual property being the driving forces.

Although Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky were opponents on the football field on Saturday, Sept. 9, two days later the two institutions announced a partnership aimed at growing the state’s economy, with research and intellectual property being the driving forces.

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Scholar House Helps Single Parents

Fri, 2017-09-08 15:52
Fri, 2017-09-08 15:46

Dedication ceremonies are held for the Eastern Scholar House on the EKU campus.

With a smile as sunny as the September skies above, Whitney Ballew looked out over the large crowd assembled at the dedication ceremony for the Eastern Scholar House on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.

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Homeland Security Majors Intern in New Zealand

Fri, 2017-09-08 08:35
Fri, 2017-09-08 08:32

With natural disasters dominating the news, emergency preparation and response are becoming increasingly important. Fortunately, two EKU students spent the summer in New Zealand studying just that.

With natural disasters dominating the news, emergency preparation and response are becoming increasingly important. Fortunately, two Eastern Kentucky University students spent the summer in New Zealand studying just that.

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Prof Honored for Work in Economic Education

Wed, 2017-09-06 11:57
Wed, 2017-09-06 11:53

Typically, research in economic education doesn’t measure the effectiveness of financial literacy programs in the elementary and middle grades. But Dr. Cynthia Harter at EKU is not your typical economic educator.

Typically, research in economic education doesn’t measure the effectiveness of financial literacy programs in the elementary and middle grades.

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Gates Keynote Speaker for Science & Mathematics Week

Fri, 2017-09-01 11:48
Fri, 2017-09-01 11:44

In 2013, American theoretical physicist Sylvester James Gates Jr. stood before President Obama and received the National Medal of Science, the highest award given to scientists in the U.S. On Sept. 14, Gates will stand before the EKU community to deliver the keynote address for Celebration of Science and Mathematics Week.

In 2013, American theoretical physicist Sylvester James Gates Jr. stood before President Barack Obama and received the National Medal of Science, the highest award given to scientists in the U.S.

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EKU Earns Excellence in Diversity Award

Thu, 2017-08-31 09:48
Thu, 2017-08-31 09:44

EKU is the only regional university in Kentucky to receive the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight into Diversity magazine.

Eastern Kentucky University is the only regional university in Kentucky to receive the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight into Diversity magazine.

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NASA Engineer Returns to Alma Mater to Speak

Wed, 2017-08-30 15:54
Wed, 2017-08-30 15:48

Tracie Prater, 2006 EKU graduate now serving as an engineer with NASA, will speak at her alma mater on Monday, Sept. 11, as part of the week-long celebration of Science and Mathematics Week.

Encouragement doesn’t always come with a pat on the back.

As a student at Eastern Kentucky University, Tracie Prater’s career plans were constantly changing. She filled out a change-of-major form several times, but ultimately stuck with physics because of her undergraduate adviser, retired Foundation Professor Dr. Jerry Cook.

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Freshman Flying High after Brain Surgery

Wed, 2017-08-30 08:22
Wed, 2017-08-30 08:17

From the throes of brain surgery to the thrills of the cockpit, EKU student Ethan Youngblood is soaring to new heights – literally and figuratively.

From the throes of brain surgery to the thrills of the cockpit, Eastern Kentucky University student Ethan Youngblood is soaring to new heights – literally and figuratively.

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Science and Mathematics Week Sept. 11-16

Wed, 2017-08-30 07:56
Wed, 2017-08-30 07:51

Having recently opened the largest science facility on any campus in the Commonwealth, EKU’s College of Science will celebrate with Science and Mathematics Week on the Richmond campus.

Having recently opened the largest science facility on any campus in the Commonwealth, Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Science will celebrate with Science and Mathematics Week on the Richmond campus.

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EKU Offers "Best Bang for Your Buck"

Tue, 2017-08-29 10:22
Tue, 2017-08-29 10:16

EKU ranks second among all public universities in Kentucky in Washington Monthly’s annual “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings, scoring highest in the category of earnings performance.

Looking for the best educational value for your dollar?

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"Darkness Rising" Latest in Clement Co. Saga

Tue, 2017-08-29 10:16
Tue, 2017-08-29 10:11

“Darkness Rising” is the eighth book of the Clement County saga by Quinn MacHollister.

Supreme Commander Robert E. Leeson, an exemplary student at Wimberly Academy, is found naked and dead after falling from a bell tower six months before his graduation. Suicide? Or was it?

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SBDC Co-Hosts Business Resource Exchange

Fri, 2017-08-25 10:35
Fri, 2017-08-25 10:15

The Eastern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center recently co-hosted with the City of Berea Business Development Office and Mountain Association for Community Economic Development the 2017 Business Resource Exchange in Berea.

The Eastern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center (EKU SBDC) recently co-hosted with the City of Berea Business Development Office and Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) the 2017 Business Resource Exchange in Berea.

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