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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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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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Catalyst Building Construction Begins

August 8, 2018 by dmeany

Construction on Spokane’s first zero energy building, featuring Eastern Washington University as the primary tenant, is underway after those involved in the historic project gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Spokane. EWU President Mary Cullinan called the development “an incredible… [Read more]
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EWU Breaks Ground on Science Building

July 24, 2018 by dmeany

Construction on Eastern Washington University's long-awaited Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) is underway after leaders gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, July 23, on the EWU campus. Eastern President Mary Cullinan welcomed university and community leaders as well as state lawmakers from both sides of… [Read more]
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EWU Professor Making Migration Music

July 10, 2018 by dmeany

Story by Kevin Davenport of the Idaho Statesman. What if you could compose music to understand how salmon migrate through rivers? A team of researchers from the University of Idaho and Eastern Washington University have found a way to do just that. Chinook salmon,… [Read more]
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Honey Bee Health Research

May 17, 2018 by dmeany

Story by Daniel Walters, featured in The Inlander's 2018 Scholastic Fantastic edition. The eight white boxes in a weedy, fenced-off field behind the big red barn at Eastern Washington University are absolutely crawling with life. Assistant professor Jeni Walke, flanked by undergraduates clad head-to-toe in white protective… [Read more]
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Record $5 million gift to EWU highlights Catalyst project

March 29, 2018 by eastern247

[caption id="attachment_61513" align="alignnone" width="740"] Avista Development's planned Catalyst Building in Spokane's University District will feature Eastern Washington University as the primary tenant, opening the doors for EWU to be an innovation hub connecting students to the regional business community.[/caption] Eastern Washington University’s role as… [Read more]
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Engineering team prints 3-D prosthetic for SPS student

January 25, 2018 by eastern247

[caption id="attachment_70445" align="aligncenter" width="740"] EWU engineering student Shannon Kellam and fifth-grade student Isaiah Strom fist bump with Strom’s new prosthetic limb.[/caption] Last week, a team from EWU’s Engineering Department presented a 3-D-printed prosthetic arm to a fifth-grader at Spokane Public Schools. Rob Gerlick, PhD and… [Read more]
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Unique collaboration with Microsoft

September 8, 2017 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University is excited to work with Microsoft to offer students a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Data Analytics, one of the fastest-growing and highest-demand professions in the world. Under this unique collaboration, courses from the Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) in Data Science… [Read more]
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SeaPerch challenge for middle schoolers

by eastern247

Students from area middle schools are gearing up for the seventh annual SeaPerch Challenge at Eastern Washington University, putting their engineering skills to the test after months of building an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Thirty-two EWU student volunteers from the American Society of… [Read more]
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