Eastern Stories

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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… [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 SeaPearch 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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Real-world experience with robotics

by eastern247

Learning the ins and outs of robotics, students in EWU’s Engineering Department worked for four weeks to program industry-level robots, instructing the bots to make pancakes, burn landscapes into wood or sort bottles and cans into recycling. Students demonstrated their projects last week in… [Read more]
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EWU unveils electric vehicle charging stations on Earth Day

April 20, 2016 by eastern247

Earth Day Fair 2016 EWU celebrates Earth Day each year with a fair to raise awareness and demonstrate support for the environment. Earth Day celebrations will take place Friday, April 22, starting at 9 a.m. in the Campus Mall. “This year the kind of… [Read more]
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