The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated EWU as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (NCAE-C) — the only four-year institution in eastern Washington to earn this classification.
EWU has the only undergraduate industrial robotics and automation program in our three-state area. Students get hands-on training with 10 industrial robots. These innovative opportunities make EWU a driving force in the economic vitality of the Inland Northwest.
EWU Entrepreneurship has been nationally recognized twice in 2020, earning the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center award and the Modeling Emerging Entrepreneurship Program award.
EWU is one of only three universities in the nation with a research facility in a national wildlife refuge. Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge is just minutes from campus.
The Catalyst, EWU’s new center in Spokane, is the region’s first zero energy building where students and faculty work directly with local business and industry experts.
EWU’s Prairie Restoration Project is restoring 100+ acres of farmland to its original prairie condition, creating a “living laboratory” for research, education and recreation.
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