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Exploring the connection between humans and plants through artwork

Eureka College senior, Erin Keefauver, is exploring plant life in her senior art exhibit. The exhibit titled “Plants: A Unique Perspective” features prints and ceramic pieces influenced by plant-life. The show opens in the Burgess Hall Art Gallery on March 21 and runs through March 31. It is free and open to the public. An … Continue reading Exploring the connection between humans and plants through artwork


Taking a closer look at the rise of epidemics, including the Ebola and Zika viruses

The anatomy of an epidemic is the topic of an upcoming presentation at Eureka College. Provost and Dean of the college, Dr. Daniel Blankenship will present “Anatomy of an Epidemic: The Ebola Virus” at 3:15 p.m. March 30 in the Gammon Room inside the Melick Library at Eureka College. The presentation is free and open … Continue reading Taking a closer look at the rise of epidemics, including the Ebola and Zika viruses


Understanding wildlife diseases and the impact on their populations

Eureka College alum presenting at annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture. Understanding wildlife disease, specifically in birds and amphibians, and the animal’s responses to the disease at the individual and population level will be explored at the 62nd annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture in Science. The lecture is March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Becker Auditorium … Continue reading Understanding wildlife diseases and the impact on their populations


Students give back to the Eureka community by holding a free spring cleanup day

Eureka College students are participating in a day of service for the eighth annual Maroon and Golden Rule project. On April 23, from 10 a.m. until noon, students will hold a community service project to help Eureka residents and organizations with spring cleanup. Residents who wish to participate must fill out a job request form … Continue reading Students give back to the Eureka community by holding a free spring cleanup day



MAP letter-signing day declared at EC, lawmakers urged to reinstate MAP funding

Eureka College is declaring Tues., March 8 as Eureka College MAP letter-signing day to urge lawmakers to reinstate the funding for the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP). Students will sign letters addressed to Gov. Bruce Rauner, Sen. President John Cullerton, House Speaker Michael Madigan, their state representative and state senator from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 … Continue reading MAP letter-signing day declared at EC, lawmakers urged to reinstate MAP funding



EC names semifinalists in Reagan Leadership competition

Eureka College has named the semifinalist for the Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program. The fellowship, based on leadership, service and academic excellence, includes a full-tuition scholarship to Eureka College over four years. Students attended the competition for the fellowship Feb. 19-20. Twelve of the 80 semifinalists will be chosen as finalists and complete additional interviews. … Continue reading EC names semifinalists in Reagan Leadership competition