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Africana Studies Director Discusses Race Relations

June 11, 2020 by dmeany

Professor Scott Finnie, the director of EWU's Africana Studies program, is featured in the most recent edition of the "Experts at EWU" segment on Spokane Talks. Finnie expressed his thoughts about what he calls a seismic shift in race relations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEg6sjVc8xs [Read more]
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EWU to Maintain Office for Diversity & Inclusion

June 9, 2020 by dmeany

Reaffirming her commitment to issues of diversity and racial injustice, and responding to concerns expressed by students, faculty, alumni and community members, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan has announced the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) will continue under the leadership of Shari… [Read more]
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EWU Teams with Health District to Ramp Up Contact Tracing

May 27, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Bachelor and Master of Public Health programs are partnering with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) to train dozens of contact tracers to help investigate the spread of the coronavirus in the community. Relying mostly on volunteers, contact tracing involves identifying… [Read more]
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Music to Our Ears in Stressful Times

May 23, 2020 by dmeany

EWU Music Professor Jody Graves joined The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages bookclub on Friday, May 22, to discuss the importance of music to help us all get through this pandemic. https://youtu.be/YG2gCoYmPOU   [Read more]
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EWU ‘Happiness’ Expert Shares Tips During Pandemic

May 12, 2020 by dmeany

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lww6bDYOuiQ EWU Psychology Professor Philip Watkins, PhD, joined The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages virtual forum to discuss his vast research on gratitude and happiness, and how it can help us during this difficult time. [Read more]
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‘Online-First, Maximum Flexibility’ Instruction Model for Fall 2020

May 5, 2020 by dmeany

With the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff of utmost importance, Eastern Washington University plans to offer most courses online for the fall 2020 term – while face-to-face instruction will be allowed for certain classes. Guide to Fall 2020 In making the… [Read more]
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EWU Economist Patrick Jones Shares Expertise

May 1, 2020 by dmeany

During this time of economic uncertainty, Patrick Jones, Executive Director of EWU’s Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis, has shared his insights on the pandemic’s impacts on the local, regional and state economy. Jones recently sat down with Spokane Talks discuss these important… [Read more]
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Commencement to be Virtual Experience

April 15, 2020 by dmeany

Citing the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan announced today that June Commencement will be moving to an online format. “This year, unfortunately, the global pandemic has forced us all to reset gatherings, celebrations, and holidays,” says Cullinan. “We… [Read more]
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EWU and Gonzaga create shorter path to law degree

April 14, 2020 by dmeany

Leaders from Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga University School of Law recently signed a joint agreement that creates a pathway for students to earn their bachelor's degree along with their Juris Doctor in six years, one year less than it would traditionally take to… [Read more]
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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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