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EWU launches new tech commercialization academy

Eastern Washington University's 2-year-old Center for Entrepreneurship is launching an eight-week collaborative summer technology commercialization academy that aims to provide students with real-world experience in finding useful applications for existin...

Study: Pacific Northwest business leaders positive, but worried about future

Pacific Northwest business leaders are upbeat about current business conditions, but many are concer...

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WSU studies Medicaid access at rural pharmacies

Community pharmacies located in rural areas across the state are less likely to contract with at lea...

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Greenways: Gonzaga students engineer future transport

Gonzaga University engineering professor Rhonda Young claims we’re in the midst of a new transport...

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Medex Northwest: An assist to the provider gap

Trained as an emergency room technician, Eric Anderies, 28, worked at a Spokane hospital for about t...

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Flexhibit expands, rolls out mobile STEM product

Spokane Valley-based IQ Smart Interactive LLC, which does business as Flexhibit, has launched Flexcart, a line of portable science center exhibits designed for hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning in schools, says Coleen Qui...

Empire Airlines, FedEx team up to train more pilots

Hayden-based Empire Airlines Inc. is collaborating with Memphis, Tenn.-based cargo airline FedEx Express in a program aimed at recruiting pilots from universities and aviation colleges and training them for advancement to the FedEx fleet. Tim Komberec, p...

Continuing education evolving with skills demand

The emergence of new competition and opportunities created through economic and workforce developments have ignited positive change in higher education through continuing education opportunities. Continuing education has evolved and grown over the last d...

Construction should invest more in people

It took mere months for the Great Recession to claim millions of American jobs. Now, as employers scramble to rebuild the workforce, they’re facing a dilemma: The labor pool is shrinking, and it could be decades before it comes back. Across the nation,...

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Jerry Post finds right equation with Mathnasium

Deer Park’s Robert Crawford brings his son, Shane, three times a week to Spokane’s South Hill to get him math assistance at Mathnasium of Spokane South, a math tutoring service for students ages K-12. “It’s a personalized environment. Students ...

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