New Science Building
A revolution in science education at EKU begins in Fall, 2011 when Phase I of the New Science Building is slated to welcome the departments of chemistry and physics & astronomy. Supported by $1.2 million in federal funds for scientific equipment, the project will promote dynamic, collaborative, experience-based teaching, multiply research opportunities, help attract and retain highly qualified faculty and students and make EKU students more competitive in advanced study and science-based professions. An inviting, interactive design will engage the university community in the process of scientific inquiry and discovery. "The New Science Building," affirms President Doug Whitlock, "is a major contribution to our university, the economic growth of our region, and Commonwealth and the academic relevance of EKU."