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Communication Professor Re-Elected SPJ Region 5 Director

Dr. Elizabeth Hansen

Communication Professor Dr. Elizabeth Hansen has been re-elected to a second two-year term as Region 5 director of the Society of Professional Journalists.

As a director, Hansen will continue to serve on SPJ’s national board of directors and will be responsible for serving the organization’s chapters in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for CRAFT Research Laboratory

Researchers examine alternative crop materials

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 28, will mark the official opening of the new research laboratory for the Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technology (CRAFT).

Student SPJ Chapter Named Best in Three-State Region

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Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

EKU Student Assists NASA, Combines Love for Nature with Idealism

Nan Campbell

Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.

Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.

Additional Funds Will Advance Biofuels Research at CRAFT

James Street tests alternative fueled vehicle

Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) received another boost today when Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler announced the award of a $2.4 million federal grant from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Chandler delivered the good news at the 2010 Regional BioEnergy Field Day, held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.

CBT Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Cynthia F. Bohn

The College of Business and Technology has joined in partnership with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Richmond Rotary Club to provide a Distinguished Speaker for Eastern Kentucky University this fall.

Eastern Progress Named Finalist for Nation's Highest Award in College Journalism

Eastern Kentucky University's student newspaper was selected this week as a finalist for the nation's highest award in college journalism, the Pacemaker.

Twiford Joins Pearl Drums

Dan Twiford



EKU Team Brings Home Third Place in National Robotics Contest

EKU Robotics Team

On November 13, 2009, students from EKU competed in the 9th Annual Robotic Manipulator Contest at the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference.

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