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EWU to Maintain Office for Diversity & Inclusion

June 9, 2020 by dmeany

Reaffirming her commitment to issues of diversity and racial injustice, and responding to concerns expressed by students, faculty, alumni and community members, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan has announced the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) will continue under the leadership of Shari… [Read more]
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EWU Teams with Health District to Ramp Up Contact Tracing

May 27, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Bachelor and Master of Public Health programs are partnering with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) to train dozens of contact tracers to help investigate the spread of the coronavirus in the community. Relying mostly on volunteers, contact tracing involves identifying… [Read more]
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EWU Becomes Test-Optional to Increase Equity in College Admissions

May 18, 2020 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University announced that it will no longer require freshman or transfer applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission, starting immediately. “This decision demonstrates EWU’s commitment to its mission to provide opportunity for personal transformation through excellence in… [Read more]
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‘Online-First, Maximum Flexibility’ Instruction Model for Fall 2020

May 5, 2020 by dmeany

With the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff of utmost importance, Eastern Washington University plans to offer most courses online for the fall 2020 term – while face-to-face instruction will be allowed for certain classes. Guide to Fall 2020 In making the… [Read more]
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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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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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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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