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‘It Is Priceless:’ Testimonials from WGS Graduates

March 9, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Hanncel Sanchez and Noahloni Garcia, both 2019 graduates, describe the value of a degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Eastern Washington University. The women talk about their life changing experiences at Eastern and the tools they gained to help them pursue their careers… [Read more]

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 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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Biology Student Wins 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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Eastern ME Students’ Work on Prosthetics Highlighted

May 16, 2019 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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Unusual Dance Venue Opens in the PUB

April 1, 2019 by eastern247

Cheney, Wash., APRIL 1 — Get ready to boogie in the basement, say officials from Eastern Washington University. An EWU spokesperson announced Monday that during reconstruction of the university’s Pence Union Building (PUB) last summer workers inadvertently opened up what they believed to be… [Read more]
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Yazmin Zepita

December 20, 2018 by eastern247

Yazmin came to EWU from Yakima to join the education program. She has wanted to be a teacher her whole life, and loves how much all her EWU professors care about her and want her to succeed. [Read more]
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Rickie Morris Jr.

December 14, 2018 by eastern247

Rickie came to EWU from Saginaw, Michigan, to study philosophy. He loves Eastern because everyone he knows everyone on campus is here to help him succeed. "It's like a big family," says Rickie. [Read more]
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Spencer Scott

May 14, 2018 by eastern247

Spencer Scott loves the amount of technology and availability of facilities on campus. So much so that he, along with other students, designed a rocket for competition – something he never knew that he wanted to do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0MUyrz8Y_Y [Read more]

Aiko Nagabuchi

May 13, 2018 by eastern247

Aiko Nagabuchi studies teaching English as a second language. The tight-knit community is one of Nagabuchi’s favorite parts of her EWU experience, as well as her program which keeps her in-the-loop with international students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z1zDY8m_s0 [Read more]