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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.




ESU Theatre Presents Sarah DeLappe’s ‘The Wolves’ for Spring Production

Feb. 9, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents Sarah DeLappe's “The Wolves” as its first spring 2021 show. Three performances will be live-streamed from the Frederickson Blackbox Theatre via emporia.booktix.com. Performances are at 7:30 p.m Friday, March 5, and Saturday, March 6, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 7. All times are Central Standard. The production runs 90 minutes.