Blue Zones event unites health community

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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, WSU partner on Senior Smile Day

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Eastern Washington University and Washington State University Spokane Health Sciences is presenting Senior Smile Day next Friday, Oct. 24. The programs will be offering a range of services for seniors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the EWU Dental Hygiene Clinic in the Health Sciences Building, 310 N. Riverpoint Blvd. in … [Read more...]

EWU visit provides chef Kerr landmark moment

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By Jeff Bunch Legendary chef Graham Kerr hatched a novel idea as he found himself inspired by conversations with a group of EWU students Tuesday afternoon in Cheney. Kerr, a Washington resident who became famous as TV’s “The Galloping Gourmet,” was visiting Eastern in what he would immediately dub “the most … [Read more...]

EWU’s Vestal wins PEN/Bingham Prize

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By Jeff Bunch Eastern Washington University graduate and adjunct faculty member Shawn Vestal captured a prestigious national writing honor on Monday night in New York City. Vestal (’08 MFA Creative Writing, ’05 BA Interdisciplinary Studies) is the recipient of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for his collection of … [Read more...]

Finalists Named in EWU Presidential Search

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The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the names of three finalists to succeed Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, who is retiring this summer. The candidates will be on the Eastern campus between May 29 and June 6 for interviews and the opportunity to interact with students, faculty, staff and … [Read more...]

Tuition Rollback Recommended

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Eastern Washington University will reduce the planned tuition rate for the 2014 -15 academic year by six percent, giving resident undergraduate students a second consecutive year of no tuition increase. With the announcement, EWU President Rodolfo Arévalo noted Eastern's overall tuition and cost of attendance - … [Read more...]