Stories tagged: eastern washington university
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
EWU is continuing to pursue campuswide budget cuts while raising money for a new football stadium and routing funds into student-athlete scholarships, frustrating some faculty members. President Mary Cullinan, meanwhile, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
As students shouted and crowded around Bruce Wakeman and the other preachers, EWU police worried the demonstrations would turn violent and called in backup from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The Washington Post reported that despite a 25.5% decline in English majors since the 2008 recession, the skills learned through the major – chiefly, storytelling – are more crucial than …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
“This is the first part of a larger revision of the curriculum,” said Judy Rohrer, director of the EWU Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
The largest individual donation in Eastern Washington University history has given an early boost to the university’s ambitious plan to raise $25 million for renovations of Roos Field.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Work on the Catalyst campus at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge has moved quickly, and the two buildings under construction are on pace to be complete …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
All it took was a red pill. A plunge down the rabbit hole. A slowing of time while a man dodges bullets. We were hooked. And still are.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Avery K. Francis and Anthony J. Carell were both booked into Spokane County Jail on Thursday, facing charges of attempted first-degree murder and drive-by shooting tied to the July 13 …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
The following undergraduate students have achieved Dean’s Honor Roll at Eastern Washington University for spring quarter 2019.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
Much has changed since Colin Cowherd toed the red turf of his alma mater in 2014, a trip to Cheney to help boost a former Roos Field renovation project. Cowherd, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees on Thursday approved a 3% cut to the school’s operating budget for fiscal 2020. A presentation from the trustees’ meeting documents indicates about half …
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
Ashley Cardinal signed up for the Army National Guard before her senior year of high school at West Valley High School in 2001. A career in the military and raising …
Thu., June 13, 2019
You might feel like you’re supposed to be an adult now and out on your own. To some extent, this is true, but don’t think for a second the people …
Sat., June 8, 2019
I truly believe that so-called “nonteaching jobs” are incredibly important to ensuring the success of each student.
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 …