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Spokane Transit Adds Swoop Loop

May 16, 2019 by dmeany

Students hoping for more options to get around Cheney and key points around the EWU campus will now be able to hop aboard the “Swoop Loop,” a new route being offered by Spokane Transit starting May 19. The modified loop, which will run only… [Read more]
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Eastern ME Students’ Work on Prosthetics Highlighted

by Leilah Langley

Mechanical engineering students received local media attention this week for their work building prosthetic limbs for area school kids. The KREM 2 News story highlighted the work students Shannon Kellam, Guthrie Boleneus and Jacob Stewart did to create a 3D-printed prosthetic arm for Rogers… [Read more]
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EWU’s Board of Trustees Creates Stadium Task Force

May 10, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) is announcing the creation of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study of the football stadium renovation project. Appointed by Board Chair Uriel Iñiguez, the task force is composed of four BOT members and four members… [Read more]
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EWU Launches Prairie Restoration Project

May 7, 2019 by dmeany

Members of the Eastern community and representatives from local tribes joined EWU President Mary Cullinan on Wednesday to launch a major sustainability initiative that will restore one-third of EWU-owned land to its native habitat. The Cheney campus spans some 300 acres, more than 100… [Read more]
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EWU Introduces New 100 Percent Online MBA

May 6, 2019 by dmeany

Recognizing the needs of the modern learner, Eastern Washington University is pleased to announce a 100 percent online MBA program, offering career-boosting academic excellence delivered in a flexible online format ideal for working professionals. EWU’s online Master of Business Administration can be completed in… [Read more]
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EWU Hosts Inaugural Latino Forum

April 30, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University is set to host the first-ever Cinco de May Latino Forum as part of its ongoing commitment to recruit, retain and graduate a diverse group of students in innovative new ways. The Friday, May 3 event will include nationally renowned keynote… [Read more]
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Barb Richey Named VP for Advancement at EWU

by dmeany

Eastern Washington University is bringing back one of its own to serve as the new Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the EWU Foundation. EWU President Mary Cullinan has named Barb Richey, an Eastern alumna, to this important executive position, which… [Read more]
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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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