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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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For Kids With Developmental Disabilities, EWU Students Offer Joy

July 12, 2019 by dmeany

There are few things more joyful than watching children play. That joy is perhaps even more palpable when watching children play, grow and learn with the help of Eastern Washington University physical therapy students. Earlier this month, Joya Child and Family Development Center in… [Read more]
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Social Work Students Honor Instructor at Graduation

June 26, 2019 by dmeany

Students from EWU’s School of Social Work commemorated a beloved instructor who passed away last fall by asking one simple question: What would Lu Do? LuAnn “Lu” Brown, who died last October, served the social work profession, the community, and Eastern’s Social Work program… [Read more]
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EWU Students Break Down Homeless Data

May 29, 2019

Less than two years ago, Eastern Washington University announced a partnership with Microsoft that it touted as one unlike any other in the country: It would be the only institution with the Microsoft Professional Program in data science integrated into a BS degree. Now, the students in… [Read more]
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Spokane Transit Adds Swoop Loop

May 16, 2019 by dmeany

Students hoping for more options to get around Cheney and key points around the EWU campus will now be able to hop aboard the “Swoop Loop,” a new route being offered by Spokane Transit starting May 19. The modified loop, which will run only… [Read more]
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National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning to speak at EWU Graduation

May 15, 2019 by Leilah Langley

Eastern Washington University is pleased to welcome the 2018 National Teacher of the Year and Eagle alumna, Mandy Manning, as this year’s commencement speaker. Manning was named National Teacher of the Year for her work with immigrant and refugee students at the Newcomer Center… [Read more]
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EWU Launches Prairie Restoration Project

May 7, 2019 by dmeany

Members of the Eastern community and representatives from local tribes joined EWU President Mary Cullinan on Wednesday to launch a major sustainability initiative that will restore one-third of EWU-owned land to its native habitat. The Cheney campus spans some 300 acres, more than 100… [Read more]
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EWU Introduces New 100 Percent Online MBA

May 6, 2019 by dmeany

Recognizing the needs of the modern learner, Eastern Washington University is pleased to announce a 100 percent online MBA program, offering career-boosting academic excellence delivered in a flexible online format ideal for working professionals. EWU’s online Master of Business Administration can be completed in… [Read more]
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Barb Richey Named VP for Advancement at EWU

April 30, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University is bringing back one of its own to serve as the new Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the EWU Foundation. EWU President Mary Cullinan has named Barb Richey, an Eastern alumna, to this important executive position, which… [Read more]
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Collaboration Benefits Students Interested in Legal Career

March 7, 2019 by dmeany

[caption id="attachment_75724" align="alignright" width="300"] (L-R) EWU Provost Scott Gordon and GU Law Dean Jacob Rooksby[/caption] SPOKANE, Washington. — Eastern Washington University students aiming to pursue a career in the law may have new opportunities to do so thanks to a collaborative agreement signed by… [Read more]
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