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Dr. Julia Bohannon, EKU aluma (B.S. Biology, 2004), received the Society for Leukocyte Biology 2017 Jeanette Thornbecke Award

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Dr. Julia Bohannon, EKU aluma (B.S. Biology, 2004), received the Society for Leukocyte Biology 2017 Jeanette Thornbecke Award.  The award is presented to a deserving young female investigator.

Chautauqua: How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog

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One of the scientists behind “one of the most influential biological studies ever” will visit Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Feb. 1, to discuss his role in the groundbreaking experiment.

Lecture: Climate Change and Southern Landscape

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Eastern Kentucky University students and others will have the opportunity to learn from “one of the world’s most influential scientific minds” when botanist Pamela Soltis joins the 2017-18 Chautauqua lecture series on Thursday, Nov. 30.

Grand Opening Held for Science Building

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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.”

Fall Job Fair 2017

October 26th 1:00-3:30 pm
Located in the Perkins Building
Network and apply to jobs
Professional Dress Required
For more information and to learn how to become a VIP Student, visit
Bring copies of your resume!
Have your picture taken for yourLinkedIn profile!

Summer Research Experiences at EKU: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia

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Faculty from EKU recently received a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grant to support undergraduate student internships to study the ecological effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbances in Central Appalachia.

Renowned Scientist to Address "Evolutionary Adaptation"

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A renowned scientist who “could be the next Darwin” will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Nov. 17.

Student winners in research presentations at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences meeting

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Two undergraduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences won awards at this year’s annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences, with one additional current student as a co-authors. Be sure to congratulate them on a job well done!

Meet Dr. Brad Kraemer, our new cell biologist!

Dr. Brad Kraemer

Dr. Bradley Kraemer comes to the Department of Biological Sciences at EKU from Vanderbilt University. Originally from Hammond, Louisiana, Dr. Kraemer joins the department eager to teach biology courses and to develop his research laboratory. His area of interest is in cellular and molecular neuroscience.

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