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EWU adds Career Development to College of Distinction Recognition

September 18, 2018 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington - Sept. 18 - Eastern Washington University has been honored as a 2018-2019 Career Development College of Distinction! This reflects Eastern's commitment to four distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community and Successful Outcomes. Learn More This comes on the heels of… [Read more]
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EWU Named Top College For Diversity

September 14, 2018 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington - Eastern Washington University is a recipient of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. [caption id="attachment_73458" align="alignright" width="164"] Dr. Shari Clarke, VP Diversity… [Read more]
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You Will Dig Archaeology Day

September 11, 2018 by dmeany

The Association for Washington Archaeology invites you to travel back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Columbia Plateau’s native people during Spokane Archaeology Day on the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) grounds. This interactive event celebrating… [Read more]
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Grant to Help EWU Preserve Natural Land on Campus

August 29, 2018 by dmeany

*This story has been updated from its original version with the exact amount of funding awarded to EWU for this project. CHENEY, Washington - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected Eastern Washington University to receive funding under the EPA’s Environmental Education Grants Program… [Read more]
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Express Transfers for SACM Students from Canada

August 14, 2018 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University offers support to Saudi students displaced from Canadian institutions. Saudi students attending academic institutions in Canada will no longer receive sponsorship from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) following a recent breakdown of diplomatic ties between the two nations. The cancellation… [Read more]
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Get Tü Class

by eastern247

Have cart, will travel. Get Tü Class is a weekly video series that showcases Eastern Washington University students while driving them to class in the EWÜber cart. You'll see real EWU students, hear their stories and get to know what it's like to be… [Read more]
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Catalyst Building Construction Begins

August 8, 2018 by dmeany

Construction on Spokane’s first net zero energy building, featuring Eastern Washington University as the primary tenant, is underway after those involved in the historic project gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Spokane. EWU President Mary Cullinan called the development “an… [Read more]
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EWU Breaks Ground on Science Building

July 24, 2018 by dmeany

Construction on Eastern Washington University's long-awaited Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) is underway after leaders gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, July 23, on the EWU campus. Eastern President Mary Cullinan welcomed university and community leaders as well as state lawmakers from both sides of… [Read more]
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Eagles Win Big Sky Presidents’ Cup

July 12, 2018 by eastern247

The Cup is coming back to Cheney. For the third time in the last four seasons, Eastern Washington University has again won the Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Cup for the 2017-18 school year, the league office announced Wednesday (July 11). Based on a point… [Read more]
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EWU Professor Making Migration Music

July 10, 2018 by dmeany

Story by Kevin Davenport of the Idaho Statesman. What if you could compose music to understand how salmon migrate through rivers? A team of researchers from the University of Idaho and Eastern Washington University have found a way to do just that. Chinook salmon, such… [Read more]
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