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EWU’s ‘On-the-Spot’ Admissions Appealing to High School Students

February 12, 2020 by dmeany

You remember the time-honored college admissions drill? Filling out your application at the kitchen table, clicking submit (or, gasp, mailing it in), then stressing for weeks as you waited to find out if you’d been accepted? Fortunately, Eastern Washington University is working to make… [Read more]
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National Curling Finals underway at Eastern

January 29, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University's Recreation Center (URC) is the host venue as Spokane welcome's the Men’s and Women’s National Curling Championships through Feb. 15. The weeklong, national competition features the top men’s and women’s teams in the country vying for a spot on Team USA… [Read more]
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Entrepreneurship Named Top Emerging Program

January 14, 2020 by dmeany

The United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has named Eastern Washington University as this year’s top emerging entrepreneurship program. The 2020 Top Emerging Entrepreneurship Award is widely recognized among entrepreneurship educators as one of the world’s most coveted. “This is a… [Read more]
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Open or Closed? Resources for Winter Weather

by dmeany

During inclement weather this winter, or during emergency situations, Eastern Washington University has several resources to alert you on the latest information regarding the status of university operations. The EWU Emergency Information page contains critical resources to get you through winter, including information on… [Read more]
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Catalyst to Transform EWU in 2020

January 7, 2020 by dmeany

As a dominant economic driver for the communities we serve, Eastern Washington University is committed to pushing the creative and high-tech vitality of the region forward. Now, to better power local business and industry, Eastern will expand into a state-of-the-art space never before seen… [Read more]
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Help EWU Celebrate MLK Day with Volunteerism

January 3, 2020 by dmeany

Join EWU students, faculty and staff in honoring the MLK Day holiday—Monday, Jan. 20—with a day of service to those in need in Spokane.     [Read more]
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Eastern Adds Fresh Options at Central Food Pantry

December 23, 2019 by dmeany

Thanks to refrigeration and freezer units loaned by EWU Dining Services, the campus food pantry can now offer students in need more than canned vegetables and boxed mac and cheese. A new location boasts fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, dairy products, eggs and… [Read more]
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EWU Giving Joy Day Moves to April

November 22, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s annual Giving Joy Day, typically held on the International Day of Giving the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year, is moving to a new date! Giving Joy Day will now coincide with another important date at EWU—the university’s anniversary on April… [Read more]
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Gift is Music to EWU’s Ears

November 21, 2019 by dmeany

Lynn Nelson ’69 is a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments such as guitars or violins. During the president’s annual Thanksgiving Dessert Reception this year, Lynn and his wife Gail presented the university with a gift as unique as it was generous—a string quartet’s… [Read more]
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Strong Freshman Class and Overall Diversity Highlight EWU’s Fall Enrollment

October 29, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University continues the trend of attracting a robust freshman class, with final fall 2019 enrollment numbers showing 1,809 first-time freshman taking courses at Eastern. The university also continues to maintain a diverse student population, with more than 34-percent of the student body… [Read more]
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