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EWU Teams with Health District to Ramp Up Contact Tracing

May 27, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Bachelor and Master of Public Health programs are partnering with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) to train dozens of contact tracers to help investigate the spread of the coronavirus in the community. Relying mostly on volunteers, contact tracing involves identifying… [Read more]
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Music to Our Ears in Stressful Times

May 23, 2020 by dmeany

EWU Music Professor Jody Graves joined The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages bookclub on Friday, May 22, to discuss the importance of music to help us all get through this pandemic. https://youtu.be/YG2gCoYmPOU   [Read more]
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EWU Becomes Test-Optional to Increase Equity in College Admissions

May 18, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University announced that it will no longer require freshman or transfer applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission, starting immediately. “This decision demonstrates EWU’s commitment to its mission to provide opportunity for personal transformation through excellence in… [Read more]
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EWU ‘Happiness’ Expert Shares Tips During Pandemic

May 12, 2020 by dmeany

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lww6bDYOuiQ EWU Psychology Professor Philip Watkins, PhD, joined The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages virtual forum to discuss his vast research on gratitude and happiness, and how it can help us during this difficult time. [Read more]
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‘Online-First, Maximum Flexibility’ Instruction Model for Fall 2020

May 5, 2020 by dmeany

With the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff of utmost importance, Eastern Washington University plans to offer most courses online for the fall 2020 term – while face-to-face instruction will be allowed for certain classes. Guide to Fall 2020 In making the… [Read more]
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EWU Economist Patrick Jones Shares Expertise

May 1, 2020 by dmeany

During this time of economic uncertainty, Patrick Jones, Executive Director of EWU’s Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis, has shared his insights on the pandemic’s impacts on the local, regional and state economy. Jones recently sat down with Spokane Talks discuss these important… [Read more]
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Admitted Student Day 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNS84toM6TM Learn more about EWU and get answers to your admissions questions. [Read more]
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Campus Flyover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX6ne9ysoQk Surrounded by golden, rolling hills and basalt outcroppings, the EWU campus is an ideal place for learning. Our immersive student-faculty community is designed to keep you focused and supported. EWU is so much more than a degree, a campus, a red field. It’s… [Read more]
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Commencement to be Virtual Experience

April 15, 2020 by dmeany

Citing the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan announced today that June Commencement will be moving to an online format. “This year, unfortunately, the global pandemic has forced us all to reset gatherings, celebrations, and holidays,” says Cullinan. “We… [Read more]
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EWU and Gonzaga create shorter path to law degree

April 14, 2020 by dmeany

Leaders from Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga University School of Law recently signed a joint agreement that creates a pathway for students to earn their bachelor's degree along with their Juris Doctor in six years, one year less than it would traditionally take to… [Read more]
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