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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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EWU Joins Partners in Celebrating ‘Topping Out’ of Catalyst Building

October 23, 2019 by Leilah Langley

A huge milestone for Spokane’s first zero energy building as those involved in the unique partnership gathered Monday, Oct. 21, to celebrate the installation of the last beam atop the five-story structure—an event known in the construction industry as “topping out.” The Catalyst Building,… [Read more]
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Student MMR Vaccination Enforcement Suspended

October 18, 2019 by dmeany

Earlier this year, the EWU Board of Trustees passed a policy requiring all Eastern students to provide proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) in order to minimize the significant health risks these diseases pose to our campus. Initially a deadline was… [Read more]
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EWU Well Represented in Women of the Year Series

September 27, 2019

Congratulations to Eastern Washington University student Jordan Stevenson, and alumnae Tracie Meidl, Susan Virnig and Maura Ruiz for being recognized as one of 10 Inland Northwest Women of the Year 2019 by The Spokesman-Review. Read their inspiring stories: Jordan Stevenson Tracie Meidl Susan Virnig… [Read more]
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EWU Top College For Diversity Once Again

September 25, 2019 by dmeany

For the second consecutive year, Eastern Washington University has been nationally recognized for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. EWU is the recipient of the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused… [Read more]
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$5 Million Stadium Gift Largest in School History

September 19, 2019 by dmeany

Jack Gillingham challenges others to help advance the $25 million project Eastern Washington University’s vision to transform Roos Field, iconic home to Eagles Football, into a stadium facility that matches the strength, passion and pride of Eagle Nation is a big step closer to… [Read more]
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Plenty for your Family to “Dig” at Archaeology Day

by dmeany

A celebration of historic preservation will give visitors a rare opportunity to travel back in time and immerse themselves in the history and culture of the Columbia Plateau’s native people during the 2nd annual Spokane Archaeology Day. This interactive event will feature something for… [Read more]
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EWU Student Named One of 10 Women of the Year

September 18, 2019 by dmeany

Story from The Spokesman-Review, highlighting its 2019 INLAND NORTHWEST WOMEN OF THE YEAR. As a child Jordan Stevenson was an overachiever. She competed in speech and debate in high school, graduated with honors and loved to volunteer. Then, just weeks before she finished high… [Read more]
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EWU Board Approves Football Stadium Recommendation

September 6, 2019 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington – The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved a $25 million private fundraising strategy to renovate the existing football stadium after long-awaited pre-design plans were unveiled Friday, Sept. 6, on the EWU campus. https://www.youtube.com/embed/tPi2t8yIE9w A BOT-appointed task force recommended the… [Read more]
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Cisco Courses Offer Affordable, Effective IT Training

September 4, 2019 by Leilah Langley

Looking to boost your career prospects in information technology? Look no further than EWU’s new Cisco Certificate Program—a series of courses aimed at opening doors for both students pursuing IT jobs and current industry professionals looking to move up in their careers. The EWU… [Read more]
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