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KDWP Expands Research Footprint with Additional Office in Emporia

Dec. 20, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A second Emporia location will provide the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) with additional storage, laboratory and office space, affording Emporia Research and Survey staff the ability to scale future research efforts. KDWP purchased the former Dynamic Discs building at 3601 W. Sixth Ave. earlier this fall. The agency’s location at 1830 Merchant St. will remain its full-service office for public services such as fishing and hunting licenses, boat registrations, and park permits.


Deadline Looms for Premed Fellowship

Nov. 22, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Applications are due next week for the premedical fellowship offered by Emporia State University. The program, in its fourth year, now includes a summer clinical experience at Newman Regional Health in Emporia.


Lambda Pi Eta Presents Bag a Birthday

Nov. 12, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Students at Emporia State University are organizing a birthday party item donation drive for low-income families in the Emporia community. Donate to the drive to give children in the Emporia community the birthday of their dreams.


Record Voting by ESU Students in 2020

Nov. 2, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Voting by Emporia State University students increased significantly in last year’s presidential election, rising to 70.5 percent in 2020 from a rate of 49.5 percent in 2016.



Expert Witness in Cosby Case to Present at ESU

Oct. 7, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The Emporia State Forensic Science program opens its 2021-22 seminar series on Monday, Oct. 11, with a presentation by Dr. Timothy Rohrig, a forensic toxicologist who testified in the criminal trials of Bill Cosby. The evening also includes an open house of the program.


ESU Theatre Presents ‘Urinetown: The Musical’ for Homecoming Production

Sept. 29, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann's “Urinetown: The Musical” for this year’s Homecoming scholarship fundraiser. Performances are on Oct. 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 2 p.m., with options for both in-person attendance and livestreaming. Actors will perform unmasked before masked live audience members.


Students practicing strings during Emporia State's String Camp

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.


How to Treat a Lady ESU Theatre Production poster

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?