EWU Athletics, Chaves thankful for big week


By Jeff Bunch  It has been a big week for Eastern Washington University athletics -- and the university has received invaluable national media attention because of it during Thanksgiving week. EWU won its third straight Big Sky Conference football championship this weekend, then learned it's a top-four seed for … [Read more...]

University celebrates sense of community with luncheon


The Eastern Washington University community celebrated the upcoming holiday season with the annual Thanksgiving luncheon on Thursday at Reese Court Pavilion. A turkey meal with side dishes was served, but the main course was fellowship among EWU staff, faculty, students, Board of Trustees members and the greater … [Read more...]

EWU coach Benson winning fight with cancer


By Jeff Bunch As the Eastern Washington University volleyball team finishes out its regular season on the court this week, a more important victory off the court is being celebrated. Coach Wade Benson is working his way back to full-time coaching as he celebrates a preliminary clean bill of health in his battle … [Read more...]

Blue Zones event unites health community


By Jeff Bunch As a leader among the Greater Spokane health professions community, the Blue Zones presentation and community discussion, held Oct. 28, was a natural fit for EWU. The educational event, sponsored by Eastern and partner Providence Health Care, also included Empire Health Foundation and Group Health. … [Read more...]

EWU assists community with Senior Smile Day


By Jeff Bunch The Senior Smile Day event lived up to its billing – there were a lot of satisfied visitors at the Health Sciences building at EWU Spokane on Oct. 24. Eastern Washington University and Riverpoint partner WSU provided free screenings in a variety of health areas for seniors. Teams of Eastern students … [Read more...]