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National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning to speak at EWU Graduation

June 3, 2019 by Leilah Langley

Eastern Washington University is pleased to welcome the 2018 National Teacher of the Year and Eagle alumna, Mandy Manning, as this year’s commencement speaker. Manning was named National Teacher of the Year for her work with immigrant and refugee students at the Newcomer Center… [Read more]
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Biology Student First at EWU to Win Prestigious STEM Scholarship

May 31, 2019 by Leilah Langley

To say EWU biology student Marcos Monteiro is busy would be an understatement. Between classes, studying, tutoring, research and taking care of a new baby––it is a wonder he ever sleeps. But you can bet he found time this spring to celebrate an impressive… [Read more]
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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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