March 2017

Aurora Launch Party for Spring 2017

Launch Party

Aurora Online Literary and Arts Journal will be hosting its "Launch Party" on April 12, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Noel Studio Discovery Classroom.  There will be free food and open mic for anyone wishing to share their submissions! 

The Launch Party is free and open to the public.

Mock Trial Team Headed to National Tourney

Mock Trial Team Headed to National Tourney

For the third consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University’s mock trial team has earned a trip to the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) National Championship Tournament.

EKU finished with a 7-1 record at the AMTA Memphis Opening Round Championship series, good for third place among 24 teams and a trip to Los Angeles, California, to compete for the national title April 21-23. EKU’s NCT-bound team has lost only a single ballot in official AMTA competition this spring after going undefeated at regionals.

Jones Brings Story of Braun Sisters to Life

Jones Brings Story of Braun Sisters to Life

In the 1930s, what began as a botanical research trip propelled two scientist sisters into the fight to save the virgin forest of eastern Kentucky, and forever changed the history of ecological science and modern environmental conservation.

Carmean Named Foundation Professor

Carmean, Minor Named Foundation Professors

Dr. Kelli Carmean has earned the highest honor for teaching excellence at Eastern Kentucky University.

Student Finds Solace in Music

Student Finds Solace in Music

We don’t always realize the magnitude of the events in our life as they happen. Sometimes we are shaken to our core, and we know we will never be the same again. We are left shattered in such a way that no amount of emotional glue can put us back together the way we were. Even then, there’s no way of knowing exactly how our lives will change.

Doctoral Clinical Psychology Students Intern across U.S.

Doctoral Clinical Psychology Students Intern across U.S.

All six students in the advanced cohort of Eastern Kentucky University’s doctoral degree program in clinical psychology have been “matched” to internships all across the nation.

Online Degree in I-O Psychology to Launch

Online Degree in I-O Psychology to Launch

Eastern Kentucky University will offer a master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology as an online program beginning in Fall 2017.

International "Living with Animals" Conference March 22-26

International "Living with Animals" Conference March 22-26

The third biennial “Living with Animals” international conference at Eastern Kentucky University will center on animals in art and living with horses.

Professor Featured in Psychological Assn. Podcast

How does one’s predilection to watch wedding-related reality television programs correspond to their specific romantic beliefs?

Event Spotlights Traditional Japanese Puppetry

Event Spotlights Traditional Japanese Puppetry

The Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater will present traditional Japanese puppetry at Eastern Kentucky University on Tuesday, March 28.

Mock Trial Team Headed to National Tourney

Mock Trial Team Headed to National Tourney

For the third consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University’s mock trial team has earned a trip to the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) National Championship Tournament.

Second Title in Parry Series Published

Second Title in Parry Series Published

The second book in Dr. Pam Parry’s series on Women in American Political History was just released by Lexington Books, a subsidiary of Rowman & Littlefield.

Public Relations Major Crowned Miss EKU

Miss EKU Looks Forward to Miss Kentucky Pageant

Many girls dream of growing up to become Miss America. For Eastern Kentucky University student Rose Pidgorodetska, that dream may become a reality.

The Mt. Sterling native was crowned Miss EKU on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Madison Central High School, as part of the Miss Richmond pageant, a preliminary to Miss Kentucky and Miss America.