The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Hongshan He (left), a chemistry professor, instructs Beibei Liu, a research assistant, on how to use a spin coater in the Physical Sciences Building Monday afternoon. Liu said she joined the summer research program during spring semester. Liu said she works five to six hours per day and five days...

9 students honored for excellence in research,  creativity

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

Nine students were named winners of the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity on April 17. Every year the Booth Library Advisory Board sponsors the Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity. The Library Advisory Board, which is made up of faculty, staff and two...

Awards for Excellence applications due Friday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

Applications for Booth Library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity are due by noon on Friday. Beth Heldebrandt, the public relations director for Booth Library, said any undergraduate or graduate student in any major could submit their research paper, project, art project, pr...

Politics matters; do your research on issues

February 12, 2019

Every day we hear something in the news about what President Trump, Congress and other politicians are doing. The real question is, do we fully understand what is going on? We at The Daily Eastern News are all for students educating themselves on politics and the current issues our country and world a...

Registration open for upcoming Thesis Research 101 workshops

Staff Report

February 11, 2019

Three Thesis Research 101 workshops will be held in Booth Library starting Feb. 19. The research workshops or seminars are hosted by Booth Library faculty and are being offered in cooperation with the Graduate Student Advisory Council. The first Thesis 101 seminar called “Researching the Literat...

EIU faculty grants could be affected by shutdown

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019

Grants for faculty-led research face the possibility of being affected if the government shutdown continues, but as of right now Eastern has not seen an immediate problem. Robert Chesnut, the director of grants and research for research and sponsored programs, said there really is not a huge emergen...

Students to be recognized for excellence in research

Staff Report

April 10, 2018

Six students were given the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity. They will be honored at a reception on Wednesday. The winners were Wonjin Song, an undergraduate in economics and mathematics, for his paper, “International Debt Impact on the Value of South Korean Cur...

Graduate students to present research at Graduate Expo Research Poster and Digital Presentation Exhibit

Staff Report

April 3, 2018

Graduate students will show off their research at the Graduate Expo Research Poster and Digital Presentation Exhibit. The exhibit is set for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the main concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Easels will be provided for posters, which can be dropped off starting at 1 p.m. Tables...

Marketing professor wins research award

Staff Report

March 27, 2018

Staff Report | @DEN_News Marketing professor Marko Grünhagen was recently named one of the winners of the Arthur Karp Research Award by the International Franchise Association’s Education and Research Foundation. The award was established in honor of the Foundation’s first chairman, Arthur...

Research is essential to success

Staff Editorial

March 5, 2018

Conducting research and writing about your findings is essential to a college career. That being said, we cannot help but notice the lack of enthusiasm when it comes to approaching research topics. It seems as though there is just one empty complaint after another when it comes to a research paper...

Booth offers incentives for library research

January 10, 2018

Eastern students who have used resources from the Booth Library for their research can now enter the library’s “Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity” program. The program is open to all Eastern students. If campus finances allow, cash prizes of up to $300 will be awarded,...

Good stories are hidden in plain sight

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

November 28, 2017

On Monday, I walked to the Effingham County Courthouse and asked for original copies of the 1890 census. The official census of 1890 was lost to time, of course. It burned in an archival fire in the early 1920s. And before this week, I would not have been able to tell you that, reader. I spent a fe...

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