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Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion Week

May 7, 2018 by eastern247

The annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, May 7-10, is an opportunity for the campus community to learn and grow. This week is a full collaboration of different programs, departments and people on campus who want to share their experiences in order to educate and… [Read more]
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Scheherajazz Features Music Ensembles

May 3, 2018 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University's Music Department will present an innovative concert collaboration between its distinguished Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band as they perform the U.S. premiere - and only the second performance worldwide - of a lost work known as Scheherajazz. The first-ever concert celebrating EWU's… [Read more]
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Get Tü Class

May 1, 2018 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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Hickey named EWU Athletic Director

April 26, 2018 by eastern247

The interim tag has been removed from her title and Lynn Hickey has now become the permanent Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics at Eastern Washington University. EWU President Mary Cullinan made the formal announcement and introduced Hickey Wednesday at Reese Court inside the Special Events Pavilion.… [Read more]
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Get Lit! Festival celebrates 20 years

April 23, 2018 by easternmagazine

The Get Lit! Festival has been a driving force in Spokane’s growing literary community – fostering a love of reading and writing in the area while celebrating talented local, regional and national writers – and this April marks its 20th anniversary. The festival started small its… [Read more]
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Jeff Ogden to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

by eastern247

Jeff Ogden has the ultimate walk-on story. The former All-America Eastern Washington University wide receiver and eventual record-setting five-year NFL veteran will be among the 18th class of inductees into the Eastern Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 22, 2018. [Read more]
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Alumna named National Teacher of the Year

April 20, 2018 by easternmagazine

EWU alumna Mandy Manning ’98 was named the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, announced on Friday, April 20, on CBS This Morning. Manning teaches newly arrived immigrants and refugees at Spokane Public Schools’ Newcomer Center at Ferris High School. In September 2017, Manning was… [Read more]
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Campus garden continues to grow

April 17, 2018 by eastern247

The EWU Office of Sustainability has gotten a head start on their crops for the campus garden this spring. In an effort to better preserve the crops and avoid over abundance, crops were planted in the greenhouse in late February – the earliest they’ve planted in… [Read more]
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Remembering Professor Emeritus Patrick McManus

by eastern247

EWU Professor Emeritus Patrick McManus died Wednesday, April 11, in Spokane. He was 84. During his time at Eastern (1959-1983), he touched the lives of many students with passionate and engaging journalism classes. Many alumni fondly recall him as their greatest teacher and mentor,… [Read more]
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Creating a winning team for wheelchair athletes

April 11, 2018 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University (EWU) and Spokane Hoopfest Association (Spokane Hoops) are teaming up to promote wheelchair basketball at all levels in the Spokane area. With EWU having recently launched a wheelchair basketball club team, and Spokane Hoops’ iconic 3on3 basketball tournament, Hoopfest, the partnership… [Read more]
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