Category: Alumni Profiles

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Expert Advice

Give back to EWU on your own terms, while helping next-generation professionals. By EWU Alumni Association For Eastern students and

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Stone Sliders

Stone Sliders

In February, EWU hosted the USA National Curling Championships. By Eastern Magazine Back in February, just weeks before the coronavirus

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Health Heroes

Kira Lewis

Eastern Graduates Are at the Heart of Spokane’s Coronavirus Response By Charles E. Reineke It is not glamorous work. The

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In a Paradise Under Pressure, an Eagle Markets Unity

A customer picks up an order of food from the Island Pita food truck

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 sort of benevolent, communitarian way of living that they and their neighbors aspire to perfect.

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A Gift of Music

The newly varnished bodies of stringed instruments dry in the sun

An alumnus craftsman and his wife present Eastern with a tuneful, long-lived contribution. By Eastern Magazine Lynn Nelson ’69 is

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Home Again, Virtually

Noelle Covarrubias

Noelle Covarrubias left Eastern, but dreamed of returning. A new online degree program is making it happen. By Eastern Magazine

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Pianist, Teacher, Hall of Famer

January 17, 2020

Jody Graves plays the piano

Jody Graves, a music professor and director of piano studies at EWU, in October was inducted into the Steinway &

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Eastern Achievers

Ballroom full of EWU Alumni Awards Gala attendees

2019 Alumni Awards Gala showcases the extraordinary stories of amazing Eagles By Charles E. Reineke What does it mean to

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For the Love of Lichen

June 4, 2019

Closeup of lichen attached to tree bark

Thanks to an intrepid Eastern researcher, an ‘odd organism’ gets its turn in the spotlight. By Charles E. Reineke She

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Breaking Through

Chris Patterson against a background of murals

Chris Patterson wasn’t supposed to survive the streets of Spokane. Now he’s helping others stay off them. By Dave Meany

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