Board of Trustees names Arévalo EWU President Emeritus


University News Services The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to name Rodolfo Arévalo EWU President Emeritus at its Jan. 30 meeting. Emeritus status is typically awarded upon retirement to recognize honorable service to a university. Arévalo served as Eastern’s 25th president for … [Read more...]

Building Bridges conference to welcome thought leader Siemens


Event co-sponsor Eastern Washington University is excited to announce George Siemens, PhD, as keynote speaker for the inaugural Building Bridges conference on March 12-13 in Spokane. Siemens will speak on themes surrounding research, learning analytics, digital learning, systemic change, and the future of higher … [Read more...]

Film Festival reflects EWU’s commitment to the arts


EWU News Services Now in its 17th year, the Spokane International Film Festival (SpIFF) will open on Thursday, Feb. 5, at AMC River Park Square 20, in downtown Spokane where attendees will be treated to a delightful bit of Beatles fan fiction. The first movie, Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados, is inspired by … [Read more...]

Tim Wise visit highlights busy month of programs

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Tim Wise, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators, will be speaking at EWU on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Wise is the author of a number of books addressing race and culture including White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. Learn more information about Wise on his website: … [Read more...]

EWU Off-Campus program celebrates LCC milestone


By Jeff Bunch Eastern's thriving Off-Campus program on the west side of Washington state recently reached a milestone. Chance Stewart became the first graduate of Lower Columbia College's University Center program when he graduated with a bachelor's degree from EWU's Interdisciplinary Program. Stewart, an LCC … [Read more...]

EWU grad shares knowledge as a Hometown Diplomat


By Jeff Bunch Carmen Dowling graduated from EWU open to opportunities that the world might offer, but she had no idea what that would mean literally. Dowling, a graduate of Spokane's Ferris High School, returned to the Eastern campus to share her story of the road to becoming a member of the United States … [Read more...]