Grant Funding Falls to $9 Million in 2011-12

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Grant funding at EWU fell during FY 2011-12. After enjoying several years of more than $13 million in funding, EWU received just $9 million this year. While the reasons for the significant decrease are many, here is a look at some of the largest contributors to the drop: The 2008 economic downturn is certainly … [Read more...]

Research Funds Awarded to Social Work Assistant Professors

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Three assistant professors in the School of Social Work have been awarded external funding for summer research: Dr. Blake Beecher has been selected as a member of the CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)/NADD (National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work) Social Work and Integrated Behavioral Health … [Read more...]

Giving to Ghana

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“The people here love us.” That is how Eastern Washington University’s Romel Mackelprang, professor of Social Work, describes his reception in the small community of Abomosu, in the eastern region of Ghana. As the Director for the Center for Disability Studies and Universal Access at EWU, Mackelprang takes pride … [Read more...]

New Social Work Chair

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The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work at Eastern Washington University is pleased to announce the appointment of Martha Raske, PhD, as professor and chair/director of the School of Social Work, effective July 1. Raske was selected from an international pool of scholars. An experienced … [Read more...]

Work It! Is a Big Success

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The third annual Work It! career networking event, held last Friday at the EWU Cheney campus exceeded all expectations, attracting a record number of student attendees and a vibrant core of presenters and professional partners. This year’s event was the first of the three to be held in Cheney. Previous Work It! … [Read more...]