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February 2017

Nguyen Selected for NCHC Workshop

Eastern Kentucky University faculty member Dr.

Dr. James B. Wells Researching for his MFA Creative Nonfiction Thesis in Vietnam

Dr. James B. Wells, Professor of Justice Studies and MFA candidate in EKU’s famed Bluegrass Writers Studio™, continues to conduct research for his Creative Nonfiction thesis in Vietnam. Here Dr. Wells met with Mr. Bui Van Nghi, Secretary General of the Vietnam – USA Society and Director in Charge of the Americas Department of the Union of Friendship Organizations.

Asian Studies Faculty Professional Development Mini-Grant Recipients (2016-2017)

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 mini-grant recipients. Proud of our faculty!

Ron Smith Named Fulbright Scholar to Pakistan

Ron Smith, retired reporter/producer with WEKU, has been selected by the U.S.

PRESENTATION: Douglas Wissing, “Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America’s Endless War in Afghanistan”—March 02, 6 p.m.

On March 2, EKU will host a special guest lecture from Douglas Wissing (http://douglaswissing.com/biography/), an award-winning journalist, author, and independent scholar who will speak about his experiences embedded with U.S. military forces in Afghanistan.

Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater—Traditional Japanese Puppetry @ O’Donnell Hall, EKU, Tuesday, March 28, 7 PM

Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater—Traditional Japanese Puppetry
O’Donnell Hall
Eastern Kentucky University
Tuesday, March 28, 7 PM
Free and Open to the Public

Nguyen Discussed President Trump’s Executive Order on Terrorism, Immigration, and Refugees on WEKU-FM Radio’s Eastern Standard

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 11 am – NOON, WEKU-FM, a National Public Radio-affiliated station in Richmond, Kentucky, devoted an entire Eastern Standard show (a weekly public affairs program) to President Trump’s executive order on terrorism, immigration, and refugees, and rel

Student Activities Council: Cultural Dinner—Free Chinese Food Catered by Tsing Tao Restaurant (Thursday, February 9, 5:30-7:00 PM)

EKU SGA Student Activities Council will be hosting a cultural dinner on the theme of China on Thursday, February 9 in Jaggers Room, Powell Building at 5:30-7:00 PM. Free Chinese food catered by Tsing Tao Restaurant in Richmond. All are welcome and invited.

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