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EKU Students Observe Lemurs at 2021 Primate Field School

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Students in EKU's Anthropology Program spent one full week of Winter Term at the 

Anthropology Majors Study EKU Student Experiences with Food Insecurity

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Anthropology majors Marshawn Hayden and Gabriel Goodpaster spent the Spring 2022 semester studying student experiences with food insecurity. Food insecurity is defined as not having access to enough food or good food to lead a healthy life. The study, directed by Anthropology Professor Dr.

Anthropology Professor wins 2022 Noel Studio teaching award

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Anthropology Professor Amanda Green and EKU Oral Historian Neil Kasiak were awarded the Noel Studio High-Impact Practice Teaching Award. This award is presented to an EKU faculty member who has implemented high-impact teaching practices.

EKU 2021 Archaeology Field School excavates prehistoric and previously looted site in Daniel Boone National Forest

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EKU's Archaeology Field School excavated a site in Jackson County, Kentucky, within the Daniel Boone National Forest. The project extends a multi-year collaboration with the National Forest Service and EKU Archaeology. A dozen EKU Anthropology majors and Archaeology minors spent their summer with Archaeology professor Jon Endonino exploring the site.

Mentorship of the Month: Breanna Bowling, Alisha Rhymer and Dr. Amanda Green

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We’re featuring anthropology majors and minors Alisha Rhymer and Breanna Bowling for their food insecurity research with Dr. Amanda Green in our Mentorship of the Month series. The team is conducting interviews with EKU students who identify as food insecure, defined as students who do not have enough access to food or quality food to lead a healthy and productive life.

Anthropology Professor wins 2022 Noel Studio teaching award

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Professor Amanda Green and EKU Archivist Neil Kasiak were awarded the High Impact Practice award from EKU's Noel Studio for their collaborative oral history project documenting the impacts of Covid-19 on eastern Kentuckians.

EKU Summer Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Endonino

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EKU Summer can be a valuable time of year to catch up or stay on track! This year the summer schedule is flexible, so no matter where you plan to be, there are great summer class options for everybody. 

Follow us @EKUSummer or #EKUSummer for more information and regular updates. 

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Jon Endonino

Anthropology majors study COVID impacts on EKU students

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EKU Anthropology Major Rose Johnson teamed up with her twin sister Ella Johnson to document the presence of COVID infrastructure across EKU's campus.

EKU Winter Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Amanda Green

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EKU Winter can be a valuable time of year to catch up or stay on track! Running December 7 - January 15, the EKU Winter session has been extended this year to a six-week, fully online term. Check out our featured faculty posts each week to learn details about fantastic course opportunities this winter!

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Dr. Amanda Green 

Studying abroad: see this student's journey to Spain

Mason Griffith, a senior biology major from Pikeville, sits smiling on a bench.

Upon my arrival to Barcelona during my study abroad trip this summer, I was overwhelmed. I was in an unfamiliar country that did not speak my native language.

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