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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 Joins Partners in Celebrating ‘Topping Out’ of Catalyst Building

October 23, 2019 by Leilah Langley

A huge milestone for Spokane’s first zero energy building as those involved in the unique partnership gathered Monday, Oct. 21, to celebrate the installation of the last beam atop the five-story structure—an event known in the construction industry as “topping out.” The Catalyst Building,… [Read more]
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Student MMR Vaccination Enforcement Suspended

October 18, 2019 by dmeany

Earlier this year, the EWU Board of Trustees passed a policy requiring all Eastern students to provide proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) in order to minimize the significant health risks these diseases pose to our campus. Initially a deadline was… [Read more]
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EWU Well Represented in Women of the Year Series

September 27, 2019

Congratulations to Eastern Washington University student Jordan Stevenson, and alumnae Tracie Meidl, Susan Virnig and Maura Ruiz for being recognized as one of 10 Inland Northwest Women of the Year 2019 by The Spokesman-Review. Read their inspiring stories: Jordan Stevenson Tracie Meidl Susan Virnig… [Read more]
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EWU Top College For Diversity Once Again

September 25, 2019 by dmeany

For the second consecutive year, Eastern Washington University has been nationally recognized for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. EWU is the recipient of the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused… [Read more]
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$5 Million Stadium Gift Largest in School History

September 19, 2019 by dmeany

Jack Gillingham challenges others to help advance the $25 million project Eastern Washington University’s vision to transform Roos Field, iconic home to Eagles Football, into a stadium facility that matches the strength, passion and pride of Eagle Nation is a big step closer to… [Read more]
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Plenty for your Family to “Dig” at Archaeology Day

by dmeany

A celebration of historic preservation will give visitors a rare opportunity to travel back in time and immerse themselves in the history and culture of the Columbia Plateau’s native people during the 2nd annual Spokane Archaeology Day. This interactive event will feature something for… [Read more]
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