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Exploring Music Therapy Partnership to Welcome First-Year Native Students

April 11, 2019 by dmeany

Story from The Inlander: Growing up on the Nez Perce Reservation, Rickey "Deekon" Jones became accustomed to living among a tight-knit community with his family and friends. When he went to college at Eastern Arizona College 15 years ago, that all changed. "I realized… [Read more]
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Annual Get Lit! Festival offers something for everyone

April 8, 2019 by dmeany

[caption id="attachment_76101" align="alignright" width="150"] April 27 event: An Evening with Roxane Gay[/caption] This year’s Get Lit! Festival is April 22-28 at venues in downtown Spokane, Cheney and Coeur d’Alene. The full schedule of more than 40 events and panel discussions, along with a roster… [Read more]
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Unusual Dance Venue Opens in the PUB

April 1, 2019 by eastern247

Cheney, Wash., APRIL 1 — Get ready to boogie in the basement, say officials from Eastern Washington University. An EWU spokesperson announced Monday that during reconstruction of the university’s Pence Union Building (PUB) last summer workers inadvertently opened up what they believed to be… [Read more]
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Collaboration Benefits Students Interested in Legal Career

March 7, 2019 by dmeany

[caption id="attachment_75724" align="alignright" width="300"] (L-R) EWU Provost Scott Gordon and GU Law Dean Jacob Rooksby[/caption] SPOKANE, Washington. — Eastern Washington University students aiming to pursue a career in the law may have new opportunities to do so thanks to a collaborative agreement signed by… [Read more]
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EWU’s Hennig Named Cadet Command Instructor of Year

February 26, 2019 by dmeany

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Jason Hennig, a faculty member from the EWU Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program, has been selected as the 2018 US Army Cadet Command NCO Instructor of the Year. Each year Cadet Command recognizes one non-commissioned officer (NCO) from its 274 ROTC battalions across… [Read more]
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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019 by Sam Buzby

Watch President Mary Cullinan get her Swoop on... [Read more]
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EWU driving force behind film festival

January 24, 2019 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University is once again a proud presenting sponsor of The Spokane International Film Festival (SpIFF), which will return for its 21st year Feb. 1-8 at multiple venues around Spokane! An opportunity for film lovers to reflect on some of the greatest films from… [Read more]
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Governor Declares Saturday “EAG” Day!

January 3, 2019 by dmeany

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, Jan. 5, as Eastern Washington University “EAG” Day in recognition of the Eagles playing in the NCAA Division I Football Championship in Frisco, Texas. (more…) [Read more]
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Yazmin Zepita

December 20, 2018 by eastern247

Yazmin came to EWU from Yakima to join the education program. She has wanted to be a teacher her whole life, and loves how much all her EWU professors care about her and want her to succeed. [Read more]
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Onward to Frisco

December 16, 2018 by eastern247

EWU Football is headed to Frisco, Texas, to play North Dakota State in the 2018 FCS National Championship game at 9 a.m. (PST), Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Those making the trip to Frisco are invited to attend the official EWU alumni and fan parties to cheer on… [Read more]
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