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For Kids With Developmental Disabilities, EWU Students Offer Joy

July 12, 2019 by dmeany

There are few things more joyful than watching children play. That joy is perhaps even more palpable when watching children play, grow and learn with the help of Eastern Washington University physical therapy students. Earlier this month, Joya Child and Family Development Center in… [Read more]
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Intensive Stuttering Workshop Proves Successful

July 9, 2019 by dmeany

Stutter with confidence. That is the philosophy at the heart of the Successful Stuttering Management Program (SSMP), a treatment program developed at Eastern Washington University and used for more than 35 years by faculty and students in EWU’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. Last… [Read more]
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Social Work Students Honor Instructor at Graduation

June 26, 2019 by dmeany

Students from EWU’s School of Social Work commemorated a beloved instructor who passed away last fall by asking one simple question: What would Lu Do? LuAnn “Lu” Brown, who died last October, served the social work profession, the community, and Eastern’s Social Work program… [Read more]
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Biology Student Wins Prestigious STEM Scholarship

May 31, 2019 by Leilah Langley

To say EWU biology student Marcos Monteiro is busy would be an understatement. Between classes, studying, tutoring, research and taking care of a new baby—it is a wonder he ever sleeps. But you can bet he found time this spring to celebrate an impressive… [Read more]
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EWU Students Break Down Homeless Data

May 29, 2019

Less than two years ago, Eastern Washington University announced a partnership with Microsoft that it touted as one unlike any other in the country: It would be the only institution with the Microsoft Professional Program in data science integrated into a BS degree. Now, the students in… [Read more]
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Spokane Transit Adds Swoop Loop

May 16, 2019 by dmeany

Students hoping for more options to get around Cheney and key points around the EWU campus will now be able to hop aboard the “Swoop Loop,” a new route being offered by Spokane Transit starting May 19. The modified loop, which will run only… [Read more]
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Eastern ME Students’ Work on Prosthetics Highlighted

by Leilah Langley

Mechanical engineering students received local media attention this week for their work building prosthetic limbs for area school kids. The KREM 2 News story highlighted the work students Shannon Kellam, Guthrie Boleneus and Jacob Stewart did to create a 3D-printed prosthetic arm for Rogers… [Read more]
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National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning to speak at EWU Graduation

May 15, 2019 by Leilah Langley

Eastern Washington University is pleased to welcome the 2018 National Teacher of the Year and Eagle alumna, Mandy Manning, as this year’s commencement speaker. Manning was named National Teacher of the Year for her work with immigrant and refugee students at the Newcomer Center… [Read more]
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EWU’s Board of Trustees Creates Stadium Task Force

May 10, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) is announcing the creation of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study of the football stadium renovation project. Appointed by Board Chair Uriel Iñiguez, the task force is composed of four BOT members and four members… [Read more]
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EWU Launches Prairie Restoration Project

May 7, 2019 by dmeany

Members of the Eastern community and representatives from local tribes joined EWU President Mary Cullinan on Wednesday to launch a major sustainability initiative that will restore one-third of EWU-owned land to its native habitat. The Cheney campus spans some 300 acres, more than 100… [Read more]
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