Stories tagged: Eastern Washington University
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
Research sheds new light on EWU professor’s Antarctic dino-discovery
You can tell a lot about a dinosaur by its ankles. For instance, ankles told Eastern Washington University paleontologist Judd Case that the dinosaur he discovered in Antarctica in 2004 …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
EWU has come a long way from its roots as a kids’ school and teachers’ college
Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
EWU is helping transform our region
Eastern Washington University is not the college it was 100 years ago. It’s not the university of 15 years ago. As a public university, EWU has always been responsive, adapting …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
West Valley kids get civility lesson from Washington Supreme Court Justice Debra Stephens
About 90 students from the West Valley School District got a lesson in civility Friday from one of the district’s standout alumni: Justice Debra Stephens of the Washington Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
EWU plans major expansion into Spokane’s University District as anchor tenant of Avista’s planned 150,000-square-foot Catalyst building
Eastern Washington University plans to move three degree programs and around 1,000 students from its Cheney campus to a building along East Sprague Avenue.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 12:01 a.m.
Patrick Kennedy to speak in Spokane about mental health and addiction treatment
Patrick Kennedy, who represented Rhode Island in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2011, will speak Wednesday at a community conversation on mental health sponsored by Providence Health Care …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
EWU police investigating sexual assault
Eastern Washington University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault against a student over the weekend.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Mother of slain EWU student suing three men accused of murder
The mother of an Eastern Washington Student who was shot and killed outside of a club in north Spokane is suing the three men accused of murder.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Rachel Toor: Follow the higher ed mission (and science): abolish football
At some point, a university with a thriving program is going to stand up, finally, and say,
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
EWU Associate AD accused of second-degree theft
Eastern Washington University Associate Athletic Director Don Ross stands accused of stealing over $4,000 from a pair of fundraisers in 2014, according to court documents.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Mary Cullinan: Why attend college? Let’s count the reasons
College graduates are able to thrive more effectively despite shifts in the economy and their lifetime savings are significantly higher than those of people without a college degree.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
End of DACA program leaves some worried about their future
With the White House’s announcement Tuesday that they would end the DACA program over the next six months, young Spokane residents who have benefited from it face uncertainty.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective
Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Bananas, cats and cookies come into view as eclipse watchers crowd bleachers at EWU’s Roos Field
Pulling his cardboard eclipse glasses tight around his face, Cole Cullen squinted at a crescent of sun and counted down the minutes from the football bleachers at Eastern Washington University.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Efforts helping Spokane’s homeless young adults
The city hit its goal in helping over 100 homeless youth in Spokane during a 100-day challenge this spring and summer, finding housing for
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
EWU partners with Colombian university to study rural health care after decades of guerrilla war
A team of Eastern Washington University students will travel to Colombia next summer to study rural health care in the wake of a decades-long civil war between the Colombian government …
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
EWU program helps stutterers thrive
Kunal Mahajan, an investment banker who works in New York City, has tried many times to perfect his speech. But when he’s working in a high-stress environment – with tight …
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Millions of dollars of state projects for Spokane stalled in legislative logjam
Some $114 million in state construction projects for the Spokane area, including a new science building on the Eastern Washington University campus, are in jeopardy this week as the Legislature …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
EWU football player arrested on domestic violence charge has been removed from the team
An Eastern Washington University football player arrested on a domestic violence charge last week has been dismissed from the team.
Sat., June 24, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Hoopfest notebook: Former Zag Mike Hart makes Hoopfest debut
After spending a year trying his hand at coaching, former Gonzaga basketball player Mike Hart is back in Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Second suspect in beating of EWU student enters plea deal, avoids trial for attempted murder
After cutting a deal with prosecutors, a 21-year-old man likely will spend less than two years in prison for the brutal beating of an Eastern Washington University student.
Sun., June 18, 2017
All in the family: A fourth generation of Eastern Eagles graduates
Alyse and Caitlin Carr joined the more than three thousand people who walked across the stage this weekend to accept degrees from Eastern Washington University, but their walk was steeped …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Black and other minorities still stopped more often by Spokane police
Spokane police continue to disproportionately stop black, Native American and Middle Eastern and Pacific Islander residents, according to a new study from Eastern Washington University.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 1 p.m.
Renowned primatologist to tout animal intellect at free Spokane lecture
The Dutch/American biologist and author Frans de Waal will discuss themes from his best-selling book, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” at a public lecture and …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Case against man accused in baseball bat beating of EWU track student goes to jury
John T. Mellgren did not testify in his trial for the baseball bat beating that nearly killed an EWU student last year.
Sat., April 15, 2017
Rep. Marcus Riccelli: House efforts would expand access to dental care, training
Funding these initiatives, in the capital and operating budgets, can make a tremendous difference for kids and adults.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
EWU beating victim testifies against man accused of striking him with baseball bat
For the first time since being beaten by three men in the parking lot of his Cheney apartment complex in October, Robert “Drew” Schreiber faced one of his accused attackers. …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
EWU science building likely to get at least $60 million for construction
House and Senate capital construction budgets both set aside money for a new science center at Eastern Washington University.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:26 a.m.
WSU, EWU students get support for innovative research
Students from Eastern Washington’s two public universities are scoring recognition – and funding – for research on a wide range of topics.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Cash windfall coming to Gonzaga University, WSU and EWU athletic departments
Gonzaga University, Washington State University and Eastern Washington University are among the colleges across the country set to get a cash windfall from the National Collegiate Athletic Association next month.