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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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Scott Finnie, PhD, Africana Studies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drAIzDidT0A The very first “Experts @ EWU” segment on Spokane Talks featured Scott Finnie, professor and chair of Africana Studies at Eastern. Finnie discusses the importance of the program in bringing awareness and diversity to campus, what students are most concerned about today, and… [Read more]
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EWU Expert Panel on COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGmnZlEjIWI On Tuesday, March 17, a panel of EWU experts provided information and answered questions concerning the virus and its impact to our campuses. The panelists were: Krisztian Magori, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Katie Taylor, PhD, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Sarah Mount,… [Read more]
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David Line, PhD, MPH Director

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCpJ8NeP2Xk David Line, assistant professor and director of EWU’s Master of Public Health Program, has served as an incident commander during outbreaks of the pneumatic plague, hantavirus, West Nile and measles in Arizona and New Mexico. He recently sat down with Spokane Talks for… [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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‘It Is Priceless:’ Testimonials from WGS Graduates

March 9, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Hanncel Sanchez and Noahloni Garcia, both 2019 graduates, describe the value of a degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Eastern Washington University. The women talk about their life changing experiences at Eastern and the tools they gained to help them pursue their careers… [Read more]

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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Legislative Session 2020!

January 15, 2020

Monday was an exciting day as the 2020 legislative session kicked off. Unlike a budget year where things warm up with the swearing-in of new members, a state of the state address from the Governor, and other ceremonial procedures, the 60-day supplemental session begins… [Read more]

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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