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Director of Free Library Visits EU

On Thurs., April 14th, Ms. Siobhan Reardon, the first female President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, delivered a lecture at the Warner Memorial Library entitled “A Strategy for Maintaining Relevance: The Free Library of Philadelphia in the 21st Century.” The lecture was co-sponsored by the Agora Institute […]

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Interfaith Fellows Visit Eastern

Welcome Temple Beth Shalom fellows! Over the course of this week, high school students from the Temple Beth Shalom community in Needham, Massachusetts are visiting Eastern University as part of the inaugural Chamberlain Interfaith Fellowship. Created by faith and academic leaders from Eastern University and Temple Beth Shalom in the […]

‘To Put Feet on Faith’
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‘To Put Feet on Faith’

Stanley Murray Awarded EU Alumnus of the Year “To be honored in this way…to be chosen among candidates who are equally qualified if not more, amazes me. But God’s been doing that since I was twelve years old.” Stanley Murray, EU’s 2016 Alumnus of the Year, dedicated his life to […]

EU’s Unsung Hereos: Librarians
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EU’s Unsung Hereos: Librarians

This place is a place of respite,” Joy Dlugosz, the Librarian for Public Services at Warner Library, says with a small smile. “Students come here for refuge, they come here for peace, they come here to study.” If you’ve walked into EU’s library, Joy’s sentiments ring true – aside from […]

The Falls Center Philly Learning Hub
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The Falls Center Philly Learning Hub

The Falls Center development is a large, well-maintained residential, office, aand retail campus located in the East Falls area of Philadelphia, 3300 Henry Avenue to be exact. It is home to a number of institutions, including Elwyn (a human services organization for the disabled/disadvantaged), the Visiting Nurses Association, the Eye […]

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The Eastern Book-It List

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EU Leaders Give Community Update

On Feb. 16, members of EU’s Leadership Team addressed the faculty and staff about the state of the community following the layoffs of last semester. These leadership team members included President Duffett, Pernell Jones (VP for Finance and Operations), Dr. Kenton Sparks (VP for Marketing and Enrollment), and Lisa Titus […]

Student Artist: Lydia Adams
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Student Artist: Lydia Adams

The stage is dark, the seated crowd murmuring lightly to themselves, and then it happens. The murmurs stop, replaced by the sound of a guitar lightly strumming. A single dancer takes the stage, the lights lifting, brightening, and then fully lit. The guitar begins to swell, building upon itself – […]

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Refuge Petitions for Trans Inclusion

On Sept. 25, Refuge, Eastern’s student-led club committed to creating a safe and supportive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, published a petition entitled “Begin treating transgender students with dignity” on Change.org, a website dedicated to both petition starters and supports. The site is set up such […]

Eastern Through the 20th Century: David Bradstreet
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Eastern Through the 20th Century: David Bradstreet

Dr. David Bradstreet graduated from Eastern in 1976 and proceeded to earn his doctorate in astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Pennsylvania. He returned to Eastern in 1983 as an assistant professor. He has taught at Eastern for 32 years.  Lauren: What was your experience like in the 1970s? […]