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Winter is Coming. Be Prepared.

November 25, 2019 by dmeany

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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EWU Giving Joy Day Moves to April

November 22, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s annual Giving Joy Day, typically held on the International Day of Giving the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year, is moving to a new date! Giving Joy Day will now coincide with another important date at EWU—the university’s anniversary on April… [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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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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