Poet and author Kevin Kiely, the Fulbright Scholar from Dublin, Ireland and resident at Boise State University, presented “Reflections on Contemporary Ireland” in what was a general overview of the state of Ireland today. An older crowd, which was composed of many faculty and community members, as well as students, took in his presentation last week at the JFK Auditorium.
“Nine Tongues and No Title” is the name of this year’s EWU BFA Senior Exhibition, an art gallery featuring the work of graduating seniors enrolled in Eastern’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Program. The exhibit is currently open and free to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.
EWU faculty member in the School of Social Work and Human Services, Kim Stansbury, has been chosen as one of the 10 inductees nationwide to the Hartford Faculty Scholars Program. It means that Stansbury will be provided with opportunities for professional development and $100,000 in funding over the next two years for research on topics related to improving health and care for older adults and their caregivers.
MALE PERSPECTIVE On communication: Men also communicate with other men somewhat like women do, but topics are discussed in a manner of complete disregard to the feelings of women. When men converse, it is a throwback to the caveman days. Spitting and high-fiving are common.
Fifteen Eastern students and faculty, who were the winners of an essay/poetry contest at EWU earlier this year, will be reading their works May 30 at the JFK Auditorium, where Martin Espada will be presenting his lecture on the idea of writing as a tool for democracy.