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ROTC Cadets Compete for Proficiency Badge

November 15, 2018 by dmeany

ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) students from across the Pacific Northwest are traveling to Eastern Washington University this weekend to compete for an award held in high regard by the United States military. The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge is a decoration that can… [Read more]
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2018 Alumni Awards

by easternmagazine

Dressed to the nines in their finest black and red, armed with champagne glasses and surrounded by the sound of a two-step jazz band, more than 200 EWU alumni filled a ballroom on May 18 at the Spokane Convention Center in celebration of the… [Read more]
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Encanto 2018

November 3, 2018 by eastern247

In support of EWU student scholarships, join us Saturday, November 24, for the 6th Annual Encanto Holiday Concierto presented by Eastern Washington University, directed by Adrian Olivas. The Encanto Music program, founded by José Iñiguez, proudly presents an evening of unique music that pairs… [Read more]
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Brotherly Bonds and Family Traditions

November 1, 2018 by easternmagazine

During the course of two decades, an annual boys’ trip for members of Phi Delta Theta transforms into a family affair. By Brian Lynn '98 Eastern Washington University provided all of us with a foundation for the future. Our time in Cheney gave us… [Read more]
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EWU Hosts PUB Preview

October 22, 2018 by dmeany

A large crowd of students, faculty and staff turned out to see Eastern Washington University’s newly renovated Pence Union Building (PUB) on Friday, Oct. 26. The PUB Preview festivities began with a celebratory ribbon-cutting, followed by an open house, tours, music and a variety of… [Read more]
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Tales from Trailerville

October 19, 2018 by kcarper

Many married students living on the Eastern Washington College of Education (EWCE) campus between 1946 and 1957 resided in Trailerville, a grouping of 75 war-surplus travel-type trailers. Most of the men were veterans. They had sacrificed much to be there, and they were excited… [Read more]
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EWU Co-hosts U.S. Senate Debate

October 15, 2018 by dmeany

Spokane-area universities and community colleges are teaming up to host a senatorial debate this month featuring Maria Cantwell and Susan Hutchison. Spokane Community College will be the site of the U.S. Senate debate scheduled for 3-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Lair Student Center,… [Read more]
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EWU Libraries Hosts its 16th Annual Oktoberfest

October 9, 2018 by Emily Oliver

Ordinarily a place for reading books, the JFK Library will transform into a fairy tale itself Saturday, Oct. 20, in celebration of this year’s Oktoberfest. EWU alumni, students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to come dressed as their favorite fairy-tale character – or villain… [Read more]
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Honey Bee Research leads to Prestigious NSF Grant

by dmeany

An Eastern Washington University biology instructor exploring ways to protect one of nature’s most important pollinators, the honey bee, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Assistant Professor Jenifer Walke, whose research interest is focused on studying beneficial bacteria in… [Read more]
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Record Freshman Class at EWU

October 8, 2018 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University has enrolled a record number of first-time freshman for the fall 2018 quarter, and the overall student body headcount and diversity remain strong. The freshman class this year totals 1,758 new students. This not only surpasses last year’s total by 123… [Read more]
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