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Student Helped by Scholarships is Destined to Change Lives

Smiling Janeli Sanchez portrait

Janeli Sanchez, a 21-year-old from Orondo, Washington, is passionate about helping people lead healthier lives.

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Michael Simmons

Michael Simmons

In summer 2021, Michael Simmons, a 26-year-old electrical engineering major from Spokane, interned at a firm where he was involved with projects that, if realized to their full potential, could benefit millions of people living in water-stressed communities.

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Jenny Brunner

Jenny Brunner

Jenny Brunner was dealing with declining health and an undiagnosed heart condition when an email arrived announcing that she was being awarded a Bright Promise Scholarship.

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Major Gift Honors Alumni Artist, Teacher Roger Riggs

Roger Riggs stands in front of art.

With fiery colors encroaching upon two darkness-enshrouded pillars, EWU alumnus Roger Riggs’ painting “9/11” powerfully conveys the essence of a defining American tragedy.

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Cooper Kupp

August 11, 2022 by vbaxter1

Sovereignty Through Sustainability Event

Sovereignty Through Sustainability Event

As part of its annual Sustainability Week celebration, Eastern Washington University hosted a daylong conference devoted to exploring some of

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Student Emergency Fund Gives Joy When Students Need it Most

Student Emergency Fund Gives Joy When Students Need it Most

During winter break, an EWU student traveled home for the holidays. A medical emergency caused the need for an expensive

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No-Li Brewhouse Helps EWU Launch Craft Beer Certificate

John Bryant, an owner of No-Li Brewhouse, and Chris Cindric, a senior lecturer for the Department of Wellness and Movement Sciences who will oversee the program.

No-Li Brewhouse made a $10,000 gift to kick off Giving Joy Day and help Eastern launch a Craft Beer Industry

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Steve Blewett Wants to Make Internships More Accessible

Steve Blewett Wants to Make Internships More Accessible

Internships are an important and valuable part of the college experience. The real-world experience is often not only crucial to

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