Inside Look

Dr. Cynthia Harter Honored for Work in Economic Education

Prof Honored for Work in Economic Education

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

Chautauqua: "Transformation of Higher Education"

Transformations: EKU Chautauqua Lecture Series

“One of the top 50 people shaping American politics” will visit Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Sept. 7, to discuss her efforts to reduce socioeconomic and racial inequalities in the collegiate sphere.

Busy Summer for EKU Theatre Program

EKU Theatre performs "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in Fall 2015

Building on the success of its High School Theatre Intensive and last summer's Celebration of Shakespeare, Eastern Kentucky University Theatre will offer a camp for younger students this summer and present a production of “The Tempest.” 

Austin Shepherd designs logo for Kentucky Pediatric Cancer Research Fund

Austin Shepherd

Art student Austin Shepherd (BFA Graphic Design) recently designed a logo for the Kentucky Pediatric Cancer Research Trust Fund. 

Shepherd's design was unveiled at the state capitol in Frankfort on February 16 in the presence of senators, representatives, the State Treasurer, and Governor Matt Bevin.  

The Pediatric Cancer Research Fund became law on June 23, 2015 and aids in increasing research dollars designated for the study and treatment of pediatric cancer in the state of Kentucky.

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.