Holland affirms path of EWU curriculum initiatives


By Jeff Bunch Barbara Holland came to Eastern Washington University for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was to provide moral support for those in attendance at several working sessions. Holland is a PhD who has credibility as both a researcher and an implementer of academic reform and organizational … [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, WSU partner on Senior Smile Day


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


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


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


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...]