Supporters of President Donald Trump who took part in a scientific while watching Thursday's debate reacted more strongly than others when one candidate attacked the other.
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau says the district will remain in a remote learning model for the rest of the current semester because of an increase in COVID-19 cases
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Eastern Washington University announced Wednesday that most courses will be online for the winter 2021 quarter.
David May inherited a job with challenges both brought on by the pandemic and predating its effects in higher education. Eastern Washington will have to pare down some of its offerings and become more competitive in the field of higher education to thrive in the future, May said.
A study of how rhinoceros beetles communicate that includes Gonzaga University biology professor Brook Swanson is also touching on a more unexpected area – modern dance.
After Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Kamala Harris faced off in the vice presidential debate Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, students in a virtual debate-watch event co-hosted by Gonzaga University called the debate more civil than the clash between the presidential candidates a week earlier but said the meeting did little to change their viewsof either candidate.
This week, the National Guard recognized Pullman as one of Washington’s most dire coronavirus hot spots, moving in to conduct mass testing at rotating sites near the Washington State University campus there.
For Spokane Public Schools and Aryn Ziehnert, the timing couldn’t be better.
Brian Levin-Stankevich, a familiar face at EWU, served in various leadership roles at the university from 1995 to 2006, including a year as interim president and three years as provost.
Gov. Jay Inslee dedicated $44 million in federal coronavirus assistance to Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges, and a state education board distributed it based on a formula that tracked enrollment declines and other factors, according to the Community Colleges of Spokane.
Former Eagle defensive back Jay Day rose quickly through the ranks of the EWU Campus Police to become chief during the coronavirus pandemic. Day said he hopes to continue the department's push to diversify and treat students with empathy.
Student speakers and government officials wished the graduating class a virtual congratulations on Sunday, several months after in-person ceremonies were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The late night host continued his joke questioning the school's existence.
Universities in the Inland Northwest are back in class – or will be soon.
In a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, Gonzaga University speakers recognized the “apocalyptic” challenges their graduating students face amid a global pandemic.
Hundreds of masked freshmen, some accompanied by their parents or other helpers, hauled their belongings into their dorm rooms in staggered shifts on Friday to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus.
"Both Gonzaga and Whitworth enroll very bright students, but our students come from very diverse backgrounds. And what we learned in the spring was that many of our students simply were not able to succeed to the extent that they were capable, because we were in an online format," Whitworth President Beck Taylor said in an interview.
While many colleges across the country are opening the 2020-21 school year with mostly online learning in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a few schools have opened for in-person classes, with varying degrees of success. Here is a look at how a few have fared.
To many of the eager (and masked) first-year students unpacking their belongings on Wednesday, starting the fall semester on campus and taking at least some classes in person was unquestionably preferable to the alternative: staying at home and enrolling in class online.
An investigation by an outside lawyer has found no evidence of gender discrimination against the former provost and executive vice president of Washington State University, who served in that position for less than two months last fall.