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Entrepreneurially Teaching

An Eastern arts expert masters the business case study. By Eastern Magazine Jonathan Middleton, a professor of music at EWU, is a champion of the fine arts. He is not, strictly speaking, a business person. But after a recent conference he may need to… [Read more]
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Home Again, Virtually

Noelle Covarrubias left Eastern, but dreamed of returning. A new online degree program is making it happen. By Eastern Magazine She was a sophomore studying at Eastern when her family in the Tri-Cities decided to relocate to the Midwest. When Noelle Covarrubias, a talented… [Read more]

Art and Science

A colorful celebration of discovery now enlivens the Science Building. By Eastern Magazine Even as the new Interdisciplinary Science Center rises next door, the old Science Building at EWU remains a vital center for learning and discovery. It is also now a destination for… [Read more]
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More Love for the New PUB

Professional architects agree, Eastern’s PUB is the place to be. [caption id="attachment_234" align="alignright" width="232"] EWU's PUB renovation is a winner.[/caption] Eastern’s Pence Union Building, recent recipient of a $47 million remodel, has become everything renovation advocates had hoped for: an inviting center for student… [Read more]
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Mysteries of the Microbiome

A prominent EWU scientist and his students, Marcos Monteiro among them, explore new ways of thinking about a devastating neurodegenerative disease. By Charles E. Reineke Thanks to advances in genetic sequencing technology, the human gut microbiome — that vast ecosystem of bacteria and other… [Read more]
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In a Paradise Under Pressure, an Eagle Markets Unity

An Eastern alumna's outdoor market is bringing Hawaiians together. By Charles E. Reineke The Hawaiian word lokahi, roughly defined, means “balanced, unified and harmonious.” For Michelle Horton ’10, and others who call the Aloha State home, the term is often deployed to describe the… [Read more]
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Cultivating Sustainability

A cornucopia of organic produce aims to take a bite out of hunger. By Eastern Magazine Recent upgrades to the university’s sort-of-secret Sustainability Garden — already a cornucopia of gorgeous organic produce — are giving this out-of-the-way plot a more prominent role in helping… [Read more]
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A Gift of Music

An alumnus craftsman and his wife present Eastern with a tuneful, long-lived contribution. By Eastern Magazine Lynn Nelson ’69 is a luthier; i.e., a maker of stringed musical instruments. During a Thanksgiving event in Hargreaves Hall earlier this year, Lynn and his wife, Gail,… [Read more]

Joy and Growth

Eastern physical therapy students learn by assisting little ones in need. By Eastern Magazine Watching children grow, play and learn is a timeless joy. It’s a pleasure made even more palpable when kids with developmental delays and disabilities are doing these things with the… [Read more]
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Transformative Journey

EWU students travel in the footsteps of America’s civil rights icons By Eastern Magazine Spring break is traditionally known as a week to relax and unwind, perhaps even to travel to a warmer climate and lay by a pool or the ocean. For 15… [Read more]
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