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EWU Becomes Test-Optional to Increase Equity in College Admissions

May 18, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University announced that it will no longer require freshman or transfer applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission, starting immediately. “This decision demonstrates EWU’s commitment to its mission to provide opportunity for personal transformation through excellence in… [Read more]
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Admitted Student Day 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNS84toM6TM Learn more about EWU and get answers to your admissions questions. [Read more]
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Campus Flyover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX6ne9ysoQk Surrounded by golden, rolling hills and basalt outcroppings, the EWU campus is an ideal place for learning. Our immersive student-faculty community is designed to keep you focused and supported. EWU is so much more than a degree, a campus, a red field. It’s… [Read more]
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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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