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ESU String Camp registration is open

July 7, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Students in first grade through high school who want to have a unique orchestra experience this summer may register for the Emporia State University String Camp 2021. This year, the campus returns to its traditional format of in-person instruction and activities.


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Douglas J. Cohen’s ‘No Way to Treat a Lady’ Is Summer Musical Production

June 9, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents Douglas J. Cohen's “No Way to Treat a Lady” as the 2021 Summer Theatre Musical at 7:30 p.m. on June 23, 24, 25 and 26. This fast-paced, murder-musical comedy is set in seedy 1970s New York. Follow lovable schlub-of-a-detective Morris Brummel in his pursuit of a serial strangler across the city, while he negotiates a romance with a woman way out of his league. Who will be the first to grab the daily headlines: the killer or the detective?



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ESU String Academy Teaches Children

April 29, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia-area children who want to learn to play stringed instruments are doing so with a new string academy from the Department of Music at Emporia State University. Stringfully opened its doors in March, offering group lessons for violin, viola and cello as well as music theory. Every Thursday evening Beach Hall is filled with music and children.




ESU Launches Ethnic, Gender, Identity Studies Major

March 25, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A new major in Emporia State’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program provides a working knowledge that will be valuable to hiring companies and to creating change within communities. The ethnic, gender and identity major is ideal for people who are interested in a variety of careers and who want to make a difference in their world, especially in areas of social justice, diversity and inclusion, equality and human rights.


Three Honored with Awards for Womxn’s History Month

March 24, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Each spring, Emporia State University celebrates Womxn’s History Month by honoring three award winners with a reception sponsored by the Ethnic and Gender Studies program and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.


Forensic Science Launches First Event in New ESU Virtual Series

March 22, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Are you a fan of fun facts? Do you want to impress your friends with random trivia? Have you ever wondered what professors talk about over lunch? Get ready for a brand-new event series: Who Knew?! With ESU. This program will feature different departments, interesting information and favorite stories from the field.