Monday, January 30, 2006


Eastern and St. Vincent College make a friendly wager

Eastern and St. Vincent College, the summer training camp homes for the Seahawks and Steelers, have a friendly wager riding on the result of Super Bowl XL. EWU's Mike Dolinger, risking life and limb with his Steelers fetish in the Seahawks-crazy Pacific Northwest, is quoted in the story.

Pittsburgh Tribune Review


Eastern grad doing big things after his return to his home country

Emaar Properties, the world's largest property development company by market capitalization, has appointed EWU business school graduate Mohammed Al Falasi to head its operations across Pakistan. Al Falasi returned to the United Arab Emirates after receiving his degree from Eastern.

WAM -- UAE News Agency, Trade Arabia


Out of the primordial soup...

Many years ago, on the campus of Eastern Washington University, the Seattle Seahawks evolved from a theory into a reality. Read about their early years in the New York Post -- and look at that, EWU in the lead...

New York Post

Friday, January 27, 2006


Peacock's book featured in Tucson Weekly piece

Doug Peacock's "Walking It Off," printed by EWU Press, was reviewed and featured in a piece in the Tucson Weekly.

Tucson Weekly


EWU archeology folks play role in bringing killer to justice

Work done by EWU Archeologists in September led to the murder conviction of Sam L. Hollingsworth on Wednesday.

Spokesman Review


EWU music dept. busy this weekend

The EWU Music Department has a couple appearances scheduled tonight and this weekend, as classical music lovers celebrate Mozart's birthday and the Bach Festival.

Spokesman Review, Spokesman Review story #2, Review story #3

Wednesday, January 25, 2006


Parks profile

EWU interim athletic director Pam Parks, is profiled in a nice piece in this week's Easterner. It's a good story on one of my favorite people at Eastern.

The Easterner


EWU faculty art on display at Wazzu

A WSU art gallery exhibition titled, "Seventy Point Nine Miles North," for the exact distance between Pullman and Cheney, features art created by EWU art faculty. Nine members of the EWU faculty have their pieces on display in the exhibition.

WSU Daily Evergreen

Tuesday, January 24, 2006


Eastern and fellow state universities make their case to the Legislature

The presidents from the state's higher education institutes, including Eastern, took their case for increased funding commitment and more forward thinking higher ed policy to the state Legislature on Monday.

Seattle P-I, The Olympian


Seattle P-I criticizes state's commitment to education

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer delivered a short and sharp editorial critique of the state of Washington's commitment to education.

Seattle P-I

Thursday, January 19, 2006


Eagles get verbal commit from one of state's best all-around football players

Shorecrest two-way football star Jesse Hoffman gave a verbal commitment today to EWU, becoming one of the centerpieces of coach Paul Wulff's 2006 recruiting class. Hoffman said he chose Eastern over other interested schools because he was told he'd have a chance to play running back. The larger interested schools saw him more as a defensive player.

Seattle Times


Displaced New Orleans student finds home at EWU

Today's main Spokesman-Review frontpage story is about Marchecia Harris, a 21-year-old EWU junior, talks about her experience of being displaced from Tulane University in New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina and the good transition she's had to life at EWU.

Spokesman Review

Wednesday, January 18, 2006


Levin-Stankevich talks about his time as EWU interim president

Eastern's interim president, Brian Levin-Stankevich, talks to the EWU student newspaper about his time as the university's head honcho.

The Easterner

Tuesday, January 17, 2006


Former EWU Press asst. director revving up Portland literary scene

Scott Poole, former assistant director of the EWU Press and an instrumental part of the success of the Get Lit! Festival sponsored by EWU Press, is working hard to bring the same sort of literary attention to Portland's literary festival.

Vancouver Columbian


The "other" choice

A piece by the Spokesman Review's Shawn Vestal examines the effects of college students checking the "other" box for their racial identification in applications and similar documents. The president of the EWU campus Republicans group explains her reasons for that choice.

Spokesman Review


EWU African-American enrollment keeping pace with UW

Despite a much smaller pool of African American students to draw from in Eastern Washington, EWU is keeping pace with the UW on African American student enrollment, a Seattle Times story reveals. The Times story examines the UW's struggles.

Seattle Times

Friday, January 13, 2006


EWU helps ESL learning in Spokane

EWU's role in English as a Second Language learning in Spokane elementary schools is discussed in a Spokesman Review story by Sara Leaming today.

Spokesman Review


Chadez applies for Spokane City Council slot

EWU social work lecturer Louise Chadez applied for the vacant slot on the Spokane City Council.

Spokesman Review


EWU grad taps musical roots in Arizona

Wanda McFarlane, an EWU biology grad that started out as a music major, returned to her musical roots by volunteering to direct a children's musical for her community's children's theatre in Ahwatukee, Arizona.

Ahwatukee Foothills News


New EWU president talks about move to Washington

Eastern's new president, Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo, talked with the Texas press about leaving UT-Pan Am and moving north to EWU.

McAllen Monitor

Tuesday, January 10, 2006


New president warmly greeted

Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo, named Eastern's 25th university president yesterday, received a warm greeting from a crowd of well over 100 faculty, staff, students and community members at the EWU Board of Trustees meeting where the board made their selection announcment. Arevalo becomes the first Latino president at any four-year public institution in the state of Washington. He officially begins his term on April 1.

Spokesman Review, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Seattle P-I, KRIS TV-Corpus Christi, KGBT TV-Rio Grande Valley, KLTV-Tyler, KXLY TV-Spokane, KHQ TV-Spokane, KREM TV-Spokane, The Olympian, Tri-City Herald, McAllen Monitor, Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel

Tuesday, January 03, 2006


Hampson gets strong review in Philly paper

Thomas Hampson, one of the top baritone singers in the country and an EWU poly sci grad, got a strong review for his performance in Philadelphia on SUnday night.

Philadelphia Inquirer

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