Stories tagged: eastern washington university
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
Two students who live off-campus have confirmed cases of the virus, which is making a comeback amid declining vaccination rates. Classes are occurring as scheduled at the school in Cheney, …
Wed., May 22, 2019
Shawn Vestal: Universities should look at their out-of-classroom spending growth before they start slashing budgets
As Eastern Washington University wades into the thicket of budget cutting by 3.5% here and 3.5% there, there’s another percentage that’s worth consideration. One hundred and fifty-five percent.
Fri., May 3, 2019
Eastern Washington University is taking the lead in exploring best practices on how to serve its growing Hispanic student population
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
A big ol’ moose was the belle of the ball at Eastern Washington University on Thursday night, when its short trek through campus was documented and shared for the world …
Mon., April 15, 2019
Facing a projected $3.6 million budget shortfall, Eastern Washington University is working to cut costs by restructuring colleges and academic departments – a process that will affect jobs. EWU President …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
House capital construction budget has nearly $112 million for projects in Spokane.
Sun., March 17, 2019
Mary Cullinan and Sabah Randhawa: Eastern and Western: United in serving students and growing local economies
Eastern Washington University and Western Washington University anchor both sides of our state. While each university is distinctive, our mission and values are similar.
Sat., March 9, 2019
The partnership, announced Friday, aims to establish a program that would enable students to earn their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years instead of the usual seven.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks immigration and addresses concerns that sheriffs won’t enforce gun initiative
Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers stuck to her positions on immigration, the border wall and President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency during a Medical Lake town hall, saying …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
The success of EWU’s football program turns a spotlight on our academic excellence. And, by bringing national attention to our university, athletic success actually adds value to our academic degrees.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
In celebration of Eastern Washington University’s most successful football season since 2010, fans cheered and congratulated players at a rally in the atrium of River Park Square Saturday.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Development at the south landing of Spokane’s University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue continues, with the announcement Tuesday of a partner building to Avista’s Catalyst building.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
On Saturday at 11 a.m., in Frisco, Texas, the Eastern Washington Eagles will play the North Dakota State Bison for the NCAA Division I (Football Championship Subdivision – FCS) title.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
The University District Gateway Bridge opened last week, which was quickly followed by the city issuing building permits to Avista Corp. at the bridge’s south landing. The permits signal the …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Eastern Washington University celebrated homecoming this year by inviting back to campus the alumni who graduated 50 years ago. More than 100 members of the class of 1968 attended our …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Now in its seventh year, Giving Tuesday is a national response to the post-Thanksgiving commercial spending holidays that urges donors to consider charitable gifts. This year, several Spokane nonprofits will …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
The way schools handle sexual misconduct allegations could be changing if a Title IX rule proposal –which the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today – is …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Eastern Washington University has spent nearly $1 million this year to mitigate air contamination in its John F. Kennedy Library.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
It appears the 4-year-old mystery of the missing football raffle money from Eastern Washington University, including the investigation that led to felony theft charges against an associate athletic director, has …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
USA Curling’s top event, the men’s and women’s national championships, is set to take place in the Spokane area in 2020.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
3 people shot outside Cheney Zip’s Drive-In; police say incident may have been connected to massive early morning fight
Three people have been hospitalized after an early morning shooting at Zip’s Drive-In in Cheney Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
Eastern Washington University’s new Pence Union Building is the culmination of two years of construction and $47 million.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Pullman police arrested a 19-year-old Cheney man Monday for allegedly starting several fires on Washington State University’s Greek Row.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
Some fans must choose between family, team ties as Washington State Cougars host Eastern Washington Eagles
With a proximity of only 80 miles between the two schools, the sellout crowd of nearly 33,000 at the Washington State-Eastern Washington football game had dozens of fans whose families …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
Younger votes tend to sway Democratic, but they’re also the demographic less likely to fill out a ballot by Election Day. Can Lisa Brown and her supporters find enough votes …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Sara Mader used her software background to start selling products from a fifth-generation family farm on Amazon Grocery and Gourmet. During a Tuesday workshop, Mader talked about how online sales …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Lynn Hickey working to both chip away Eastern Washington athletic department’s debt and elevate its status
In USA Today’s annual fiscal report of NCAA Division I schools published last month, EWU ranked ranked 175th out of 230 for the 2016-2017 year. The department had $14,797,340 in …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
The official groundbreaking ceremony for Avista’s five story, 150,000-square-foot “Catalyst” building took place Wednesday morning, with declarations that the project will be the “envy of the nation” and the “smartest …
Fri., July 27, 2018
World War II veteran Orville Rogers was sidelined Thursday in an attempt to set the world record for the fastest 800-meter race by a man over the age of 100. …