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Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair participants adapt, overcome, give hope during 18th annual event

The 18th annual Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair was held March 28 in virtual form. Originally planned for Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum, the fair instead occurred simultaneously in 567 homes. Overall, 346 students representing 305 projects participated virtually to compete for awards in 22 middle school and 22 high school categories ranging from animal sciences to robotics and...

EKU names Matt Roan as Director of Athletics; spent past three years as AD at Nicholls State

Eastern Kentucky University has named Matt Roan as Director of Athletics after a two-month search process. Roan returns to EKU after three-plus years as Director of Athletics at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. “Eastern Kentucky University and the region it serves are special places for my family and me, and we are honored to be returning. We look forward to embracing EKU’s tradition...