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Dr. Graves Inducted into Steinway & Sons Hall of Fame

“When I took the position here at EWU in 2003, I was thrilled to come back as an Alum to work with the students here, knowing that I might be able to inspire other young artists to develop their talents and see where it… [Read more]

Music Chair Wins Teaching Award in Entrepreneurship

In September, Dr. Jonathan Middleton, Music Department Chair and Composition Professor, and EWU Information Systems and Business Analytics lecturer, Jeff Culver, attended the Experiential Classroom --- a three-day clinic held at the University of Tampa designed to help attendees develop creative ways to teach… [Read more]

EWU Theatre 2019-2020 Theatre Season

October 3, 2019

Fall Quarter | Nov. 15-23 "Urinetown The Musical" Music by Mark Hollmann Lyrics and book by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis Directed by Jeff Sanders Musical Direction by Carolyn Jess Choreography by Angela Rose Pierson "In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused… [Read more]

Music Dept Hosts Smithsonian Folkways World Music Course

[caption id="attachment_4823" align="alignleft" width="300"] Members of the Smithsonian World Music Pedagogy class perform in the KPBX Studio[/caption] EWU’s Music Department held its first annual Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy course on the Cheney campus last summer. Music educators from Washington and New York states… [Read more]

Music Department Welcomes New Major

Music Technology and Entrepreneurship Major - Mixing Music, Engineering and Design, and Entrepreneurship The Eastern Washington University Music Department is excited to announce that they are offering a B.A. in Music Technology and Entrepreneurship this fall. The degree is designed to provide professional training… [Read more]

A Look Back at Get Lit! 2019

2019 Get Lit! Programs Celebrate 21 Years. Get Lit! Programs celebrated its 21st year this April with dozens of events, outstanding authors, festival-inspired food and drink, and our second annual book fair at the Montvale Event Center. We presented events throughout downtown Spokane, Coeur… [Read more]

CALE 2019 Awards Ceremony

Frances B. Huston Award Winners [caption id="attachment_3192" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Francis B. Huston Medallion for Education. Starting from the left, Pete Porter, Nicole Rigsby, President Mary Cullinan, Brian Donahue, and Faculty Escort Shelly Shaffer[/caption] Every year, each of CALE’s seven departments chooses a student to… [Read more]

CALE Highlights

Summer 2019 The College of Arts, Letters and Education is always excited to share some of the successes of those affiliated with the college, including students, faculty, staff and alumni. Below are just some of those amazing accomplishments. Art Student: Destiny Vaught will be… [Read more]

Students Reflect on Traveling Abroad and Presenting

May 8, 2019

Over the summer, four philosophy majors traveled to Greece to present their research at two international conferences - The World Congress of Philosophy in Athens and the 25th International Conference of Philosophy in ancient Olympia. Each student crafted an insightful, coherent and creative take on… [Read more]

Get Lit! Festival Has Something for Everyone

April 23, 2019

[caption id="attachment_1112" align="alignright" width="150"] April 27 Event: An Evening with Roxane Gay[/caption] This year’s Get Lit! Festival is April 22-28 at venues in downtown Spokane, Cheney and Coeur d’Alene. The full schedule of more than 40 events and panel discussions, along with a roster of some… [Read more]