The Easterner

“Women Who Code” new club provides a safe space for female STEM students

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 12, 2018

Julia Nelson is extending her arms out to the hands of STEM-minded women and non-binary individuals of EWU through her newly-born student club, “Women Who Code.” Nelson has an educational background in electronics repair in which she used to fix cell phones for a living. It was the insufficient pay she was receiving that brought her back to school at EWU to pursue a c...

Plans for new STEM building met with mixed emotions

By Katherine Senechal, Reporter

February 21, 2018

With construction scheduled to start in September, EWU plans to build a new STEM building on the Spokane campus. The university believes it is time to expand the Spokane campus and the rapidly growing STEM program would benefit from this new building. EWU is working with Avista on the project, a first of several Avista projects in the area. This Catalyst building will be...

EWU announced plans to expand their Spokane campus for the growing field of STEM students | Rendering courtesy of Michael Green Architecture

New EWU Spokane building coming in 2020

February 8, 2018

EWU announced plans to build a new building in Spokane for STEM students. The three STEM degree programs and an estimated 1,000 students will occupy the ...

ASEWU representatives and EWU students lobbying for a new science center at EWU

EWU Science Building Bill Awaits Approval

April 13, 2017

The plan to add a new science building to EWU’s Cheney campus is beginning to come together, as EWU’s proposed bill for funding has passed through ...

A student presents his research

Science and Art

April 13, 2017

EWU’s annual Research and Creative Works Symposium, which will be celebrating its 20th birthday this spring, will be bringing over 200 EWU student p...

Letter to the Editor: STEM

By Jared Mauldin, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

To the women in my engineering classes: While it is my intention in every other interaction I share with you to treat you as my peer, let me deviate from that to say that you and I are in fact unequal. Sure, we are in the same school program, and you are quite possibly getting the same GPA as I, but does that make us equal? I did not, for example, grow up in a world...

Paid internships for STEM students are beneficial

Paid internships for STEM students are beneficial

February 22, 2015

Internships are extremely valuable to students and not just because they look great on a resume but because students get to develop new skills and form...

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