Eastern Magazine

Tag: Fall/Winter 2019

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Lasting Legacy

A social work instructor’s sudden passing inspires a heartfelt tribute. By Eastern Magazine LuAnn “Lu” Brown, died suddenly last October, the senior lecturer and associate director of EWU’s field social work education program left a huge void. Senior students whom she counseled, advised, challenged… [Read more]
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Pianist, Teacher, Hall of Famer

January 17, 2020

Jody Graves, a music professor and director of piano studies at EWU, in October was inducted into the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame. By Eastern Magazine Applauding her “passionate commitment to teaching and inspiring young people,” Steinway CEO Ron Losby said that… [Read more]

Brave New Communications

Augmented reality gives prospective students a window into all things Eastern. By Eastern Magazine Plopped down among EWU’s Cheney Hall, the Science Building and the Computing and Engineering Building is a small storage structure that in recent years has come to lead something of… [Read more]
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Scholar and Mentor

For more than half a century, Hank Steiner created a lasting legacy of service. By Leilah Langley Henry-York “Hank” Steiner, a revered professor of English at EWU, passed away Sept. 6, 2019. He was 87. Professor Steiner was born in Chicago, but moved with… [Read more]
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Beauty Wild and Untrammeled

Can Eastern Restore a Long-Lost Patch of Prairie? By Charles E. Reineke In the days before the land was plotted, plowed and paved, the patch of Palouse prairie that EWU calls home was part of a wild, magnificent landscape; a terrestrial ocean of sun-kissed… [Read more]

Advancing the Standard

A $25 million renovation project aims to transform Roos Field. Eastern’s Athletic Director Lynn Hickey explains the hows and whys. By Dave Meany They say things are bigger in Texas. But that doesn’t mean better. Just ask Lynn Hickey, EWU’s director of athletics and… [Read more]
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Eastern Achievers

2019 Alumni Awards Gala showcases the extraordinary stories of amazing Eagles By Charles E. Reineke What does it mean to be an Eagle4Life? At its most basic, it means simply having had the good sense to enroll in, and earn a degree from, Eastern… [Read more]

A Next-Generation Science Star Steps Up

Earlier this year Marcos Monteiro, a molecular biology student at EWU, earned the university’s first-ever Goldwater Scholarship. Think of it as the start of something big. By Leilah Langley When he arrived in the United States from Brazil six years ago, Marcos Monteiro started… [Read more]