As the Alumnae Association of Watkins and Miller Scholarship Halls & our EMW Memorial Scholarship, Kitchen 8 strives to link our rich heritage with an exciting present and a bright future. As our association grows and technology changes, Kitchen 8 continues to expand its offerings to its membership. To do this, we created a new website with both public information and expanded member resources.



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Kitchen 8 Magazine

This February Kitchen 8 released its first ever magazine. This publication replaces our previous annual newsletter. CLICK HERE to download a PDF copy or visit our PUBLICATIONS page for past editions of our newsletter. We hope that you enjoy reading about life on Lilac Lane, within Kitchen 8, and our Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Recipients.


Anyone touched by the legacy of Elizabeth Miller Watkins is eligible for Kitchen 8 membership. The Majority of our members are current or former Watkins or Miller resident and/or recipients of our Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship. Other Members are just interested in preserving EMW's legacy of compassion and selflessness. There are no dues for joining the organization. If you wish to join Kitchen 8, click the button below.
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Watkins & Miller Halls, a book newly published by the Historic Mount Oread Friends, details the story of Elizabeth Miller Watkins and her development of the two scholarship halls at the University of Kansas. The book was compiled by Kitchen 8 President Norma (Decker) Hoagland and launched during our 2016 Kitchen 8 Annual Meeting in April.  To purchase your copy of the publication click on the button below to order from the University Press website.

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