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Proactive measures to support students during pandemic

March 18, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University continues to implement crucial measures during this pandemic so our students, faculty and staff can seamlessly transition into spring quarter and resume spring semester terms with minimal disruptions. As part of the university’s effort to “flatten the curve” of the pandemic,… [Read more]
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National Curling Finals at Eastern

January 29, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University's Recreation Center (URC) successfully hosted the Men’s and Women’s National Curling Championships, which wrapped up Feb. 15. The weeklong, national competition featured the top men’s and women’s teams in the country vying for a spot on Team USA for the subsequent… [Read more]
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Entrepreneurship Named Top Emerging Program

January 14, 2020 by dmeany

The United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has named Eastern Washington University as this year’s top emerging entrepreneurship program. The 2020 Top Emerging Entrepreneurship Award is widely recognized among entrepreneurship educators as one of the world’s most coveted. “This is a… [Read more]
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Open or Closed? Resources for Winter Weather

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During inclement weather this winter, or during emergency situations, Eastern Washington University has several resources to alert you on the latest information regarding the status of university operations. The EWU Emergency Information page contains critical resources to get you through winter, including information on… [Read more]
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Help EWU Celebrate MLK Day with Volunteerism

January 3, 2020 by dmeany

Join EWU students, faculty and staff in honoring the MLK Day holiday—Monday, Jan. 20—with a day of service to those in need in Spokane.     [Read more]
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Eastern Adds Fresh Options at Central Food Pantry

December 23, 2019 by dmeany

Thanks to refrigeration and freezer units loaned by EWU Dining Services, the campus food pantry can now offer students in need more than canned vegetables and boxed mac and cheese. A new location boasts fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, dairy products, eggs and… [Read more]
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EWU Giving Joy Day is Friday, April 3

November 22, 2019 by dmeany

Giving Joy Day is an annual event dedicated to showing support for Eastern Washington University students and our communities by giving financial gifts and volunteering. This year, Giving Joy Day—on Friday, April 3—falls on Eastern's 138th birthday. While COVID-19 prevents us from throwing a… [Read more]
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Gift is Music to EWU’s Ears

November 21, 2019 by dmeany

Lynn Nelson ’69 is a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments such as guitars or violins. During the president’s annual Thanksgiving Dessert Reception this year, Lynn and his wife Gail presented the university with a gift as unique as it was generous—a string quartet’s… [Read more]
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Strong Freshman Class and Overall Diversity Highlight EWU’s Fall Enrollment

October 29, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University continues the trend of attracting a robust freshman class, with final fall 2019 enrollment numbers showing 1,809 first-time freshman taking courses at Eastern. The university also continues to maintain a diverse student population, with more than 34-percent of the student body… [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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