Monday, February 26, 2007


Student's death may change law

Sudden death of an Eastern student two years ago may influence change in Olympia.



EWU student part of high flying family tradition

Interesting story about Eastern student who helps his family restore aircraft.

Washington CEO


Hot Jobs

Indepth article from Seattle on the Northwest's economy and some of the hot spots for job growth. This region is doing well and Eastern Washington University's own economic expert is quoted in this story.

Seattle Times


Get Lit! Looking good

This year's literary festival, sponsored by Eastern Washington University, has an amazing lineup that could make it one of the strongest ever.



Padcasting Trend

First it was the internet, and then blogging became part of the fabric of our every day culture. Now, podcasting has become another tool in higher education. This is an article from the Sunday Spokesman.


Friday, February 23, 2007


Eagles still fighting!

It's Friday, so we'll go with a little sports news. The men's basketball team picks up a much needed win as it fights to make the Big Sky post-season tournament. It seems they have a little momentum and it would be nice to see what they could do in the conference tournament, if they get there.

Spokesman Review

Thursday, February 22, 2007


Eastern interns make a difference

Three students from EWU are getting a rare chance to help one local community actually build its parks department, from the ground (pun?) up! What a cool thing to have on your resume upon graduation. An added bonus, the scenic city they'll be helping out makes for a great classroom during the warm-weather months.

Spokesman Review


Eyes toward U-District

It's no secret Eastern wants to sell it's old downtown building, so it can begin the move to the Riverpoint campus - also known around town as the 'U-District'. This growing education sector of east Spokane figures to play a prominent role in the region's economic future, and EWU hopes to be a key player.



Eastern student uses art as medicine

Interesting article about an Eastern Washington University student who uses her art talents to cope with her bipolar disorder, and express her take on life's beautiful gifts.

Spokesman Review

Wednesday, February 21, 2007


Higher Ed budget in the spotlight

The presidents of the state's six universities were in Olympia Tuesday to talk tuition, funding, budget and anything else related to higher education. Lawmakers will make decisions on some key issues relating to tuition and funding, and the education leaders wanted to make sure their voices were heard. Two articles, one in the Seattle Times..and another written by the Associated Press that was picked up by media statewide.

Seattle Times


Thursday, February 15, 2007


Poetry from the Heart

Great story on KXLY 4 News on Valentine's Day night, during the 6pm newscast. One of Eastern's highly respected creative writing instructors was featured in a special story about a poetry book he's created that's made up of writings by his late daughter. Please take a look!


Wednesday, February 14, 2007


Eastern alum gets top education job

An update on a story we highlighted earlier this month. An Eastern grad has taken his education degree and turned into a great job leading a growing school district in the Seattle suburbs.

Seattle Times

Monday, February 12, 2007


Another reason we'll miss Seahawks

Every summer, great stories emerge from camp when the Seahawks come to Cheney to train at Eastern Washington University. Now that they are pulling out a year earlier than expected, we celebrate 20 great years with the NFL. Here's one story of how a fan's experience at camp is getting her involved in the effort to resign her favorite player.

Seattle Times

Thursday, February 08, 2007


Health major a true study in fitness

EWU health and fitness major Joe Perrizo just also happens to be a professional mountain biker. He's now been invited to what's known as the '3ride Pro Invitational' in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend. It will be held at the only indoor mountain bike complex in the world. Check out the link and see amazing pictures/video of the facility. Only forty riders in the world are taking part in this intense competition. Obviously, Joe brings a whole new dimension to the health and fitness department at Eastern.

Mountain Biking


Hockey at EWU

Not many people know about the team, but Eastern has a men's hockey club. And we are proud to report the club is the highest ranked team in the country for its division.

Eastern Washington University


New Eastern Dean in the spotlight

Great article in the latest edition of the Journal of Business, about our own business guru Rex Fuller. The new dean of the College of Business and Public Administration has high hopes, and so do we!

Journal of Business


Eastern's take on the economy

Several articles this week about how well the region's economy is doing. EWU's own economic expert provides a little analysis into the prosperity for this region.


Monday, February 05, 2007


Eastern takes lead in new education partnership

The agreement will be finalized Monday night at a news conference, but this article from the weekend edition of the Spokesman gives a recap of a math-science initiative that EWU's been working on now for several years.


Friday, February 02, 2007


EWU alum in line for key education job

Continuing Eastern's tradition of producing top quality educators, a 1991 alum is set to lead a big school district in the Seattle suburbs.

Seattle Times

Thursday, February 01, 2007


From Get Lit! to Get Fit

EWU alum goes the extra mile to promote fitness.



Get Lit! Preview

Get Lit! - Eastern's annual literary festival - is just around the corner. This article in the Spokesman is a great example of how the program is now an important part of the community, impacting kids in our classrooms.


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