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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]

Samuel Wani

May 12, 2018 by eastern247

Samuel Wani says the psychology program at EWU Bellevue has catered to his needs, and has made it easy for him to work full-time while being a full-time student. He considers the one-on-one time with instructors and counselors a privilege, and his overall experience… [Read more]
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Student Profile: Shannon Kellam

February 12, 2018 by eastern247

Shannon Kellam is full-time engineering student at EWU, president of the Rocketry Club, and a single mother to a fifth- and third-grader. As if she weren’t busy enough, Kellam also helped to build a 3D-printed prosthetic arm for Spokane Public Schools fifth-grader Isaiah Strom. A team… [Read more]
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Aaron Parr

September 8, 2017 by eastern247

Aaron Parr mentors high school students in the inner city, who are his inspiration to get through college. Parr wants to be a shining example of someone who’s come from a similar situation and pursued a college education. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcO2NbAPXNU [Read more]
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