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EKU Students, Faculty, and Alumni Attend KAMP Conference

EKU Students, Faculty, and Alumni Attend KAMP Conference

The Kentucky Association of Mapping Professional's (KAMP) annual conference was held September 5-7 at the Galt House hotel in Louisville.

Over 1,000 Books for Africa Delivered to Atlanta

GTU officers Raymond Patrick and Melanie Helvie help to pack books.

EKU's chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the International Geography Honor Society, collected more than 1,000 textbooks in their spring and summer drive in support of the non-profit organization Books

Dr. Zurick's Film to Screen at Louisville Film Festival

Dr. Zurick's Film to Screen at Louisville Film Festival

EKU Foundation Professor Dr. David Zurick, geography faculty in the Department of Geosciences, will have his film "Crossing Sacred Ground" screened at the 2017 Louisville Film Festival on September 16th. The film is the product of Zurick's travels in remote and revered regions of the Himalaya Mountains.

Geology student Laura Kelley wins top honors at EKU UP Showcase

Laura Kelley and Dr. Jon Malzone

Congratulations to geology student Laura Kelley. Her poster won top honors (1st place for undergraduate research) at the EKU UP Showcase in April. She and her faculty advisor, Dr.

Gamma Theta Upsilon "Books for Africa" Book Drive

GTU president Larissa Watkins and member Jean-Luc Dobson.
Donate your textbooks! EKU's chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the Geography Honor Society, is collecting Textbooks for Africa.

EKU Geosciences Dominates KAS Annual Meeting

Six EKU student researchers and their faculty mentors presented their geoscience research results at the Kentucky Academy of Science annual meeting. EKU Geosciences was accepted to present seven oral presentations for the geology session, which comprised a majority of the presentations for the discipline.

Students Featured in College of Science Newsletter

Student Spotlight: Katlyn Sewell and Michelle Sabo

Geosciences Student Co-organizes Big Dip Water Testing Event

Shelby Tyring (far right) trains volunteers to test water quality in Eastern KY.

The annual Big Dip water quality testing event was held on September 10-11 in Hazard, Kentucky. Shelby Tyring, a senior geography major from Oldham County, co-organized the event and trained 74 volunteers to test water quality in streams across coal-producing regions of eastern Kentucky.

EKU Geography Major Wins KAMP GIS Scholarship

Larissa Watkins wins the 2016 KAMP GIS scholarship.

Geography major Larissa Watkins, a senior from Lindsay, California, was awarded the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) GIS scholarship at the organization’s annual conference held in Covington, KY on October 17-19.

Dr. Sonja Yow panelist and presenter at 11th annual EKU Herstory Conference

Dr. Sonja Yow panelist and presenter at 11th annual EKU Herstory Conference

Geography senior lecturer Dr. Sonja Yow was an invited panelist and presenter at the 11th annual EKU Herstory Conference on March 24th, 2016. Co-sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and the Department of History, the theme of the 2016 Herstory Conference was "Father Time and Mother Earth: Gender, History, and the Natural Sciences." Dr.

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