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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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EWU Board Approves Football Stadium Recommendation

September 6, 2019 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington – The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved a $25 million private fundraising strategy to renovate the existing football stadium after long-awaited pre-design plans were unveiled Friday, Sept. 6, on the EWU campus. https://www.youtube.com/embed/tPi2t8yIE9w A BOT-appointed task force recommended the… [Read more]
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Cisco Courses Offer Affordable, Effective IT Training

September 4, 2019 by Leilah Langley

Looking to boost your career prospects in information technology? Look no further than EWU’s new Cisco Certificate Program—a series of courses aimed at opening doors for both students pursuing IT jobs and current industry professionals looking to move up in their careers. The EWU… [Read more]
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EWU Board to Act on Stadium Task Force Recommendations

August 29, 2019

CHENEY, Washington – The task force charged with conducting a comprehensive study of a possible football stadium renovation project at Eastern Washington University has completed its work and will make its recommendation to the university’s Board of Trustees (BOT) during a special meeting at… [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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Intensive Stuttering Workshop Proves Successful

July 9, 2019 by dmeany

Stutter with confidence. That is the philosophy at the heart of the Successful Stuttering Management Program (SSMP), a treatment program developed at Eastern Washington University and used for more than 35 years by faculty and students in EWU’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. Last… [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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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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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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