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Express Transfers for SACM Students from Canada

August 13, 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 Arabia Cultural Mission (SACM) following a recent breakdown of diplomatic ties between the two nations. The cancellation… [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 Named College of Distinction

by dmeany

Eastern Washington University has been recognized as a 2018-19 College of Distinction, the second consecutive year EWU has earned this national honor. This recognition shows Eastern has created a truly unique learning environment where students not only earn their college degree and valuable life… [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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Award Honors EWU in the High School Teacher

June 26, 2018 by dmeany

Textbooks, paperbacks, atlases and magazines fill every shelf in her classroom. Maps of the world, the United States and the local town adorn the walls, along with quotes from historic figures, postcards from around the world, hand-drawn art work, high school memorabilia, thank you… [Read more]
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EWU Commencement Photos

June 16, 2018 by dmeany

Photographs from Eastern Washington University’s 2018 commencement ceremonies are now available on Flickr. Nearly 3,200 students (2,642 undergraduate and 534 graduate) were eligible to attend commencement ceremonies at the Spokane Arena on Saturday, June 16. Ceremonies were also held for semester students on May… [Read more]
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EWU Receives College Spark Washington Grant

May 24, 2018 by dmeany

College Spark Washington has announced $1.5 million in Community Grants to help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degree, and Eastern Washington University will receive $149,573 of the funding. Eastern’s Department of Mathematics will utilize the funding to develop, pilot and scale corequisite… [Read more]
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Honey Bee Health Research

May 17, 2018 by dmeany

Story by Daniel Walters, featured in The Inlander's 2018 Scholastic Fantastic edition. The eight white boxes in a weedy, fenced-off field behind the big red barn at Eastern Washington University are absolutely crawling with life. Assistant professor Jeni Walke, flanked by undergraduates clad head-to-toe in white protective… [Read more]
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