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Journal selects its 2023 Icons winners

Seven professionals from the real estate, education, and professional fields will be honored in the Journal’s class of 2023 Icons. This year’s Icons are: • Cher and Jim Desautel, founders of what’s now the DH public relations firm. ...


AI poised to transform how knowledge is shared

The world is on the cusp of a transformation that may be more impactful than the agricultural ...

April Needham, left, and Michaele Armstrong say the combined organization will be able to serve a broader range of industries.

WSU’s Center for Innovation, SP3NW merge operations

Washington State University’s business incubator SP3NW has merged branding and resources with the ...


Over-the-road trucking school goes over the cloud to train industry

Jason Boudreau, owner of Spokane Valley-based Drive509 commercial truck driving school, has launched...


Visions 2023: Societal shift to challenge higher education sector

Earlier this fall, I was invited to moderate a panel at the Journal of Business’s Workforce Summit exploring long-term solutions to current workforce issues. My final question to the group, which included Gonzaga President Dr. Thayne McCulloh...

Equitable access to education is an essential goal

Growing up, I had the opportunity to play baseball in my town’s recreation league system—then, for my age group, it was called the Pee Wee league—I had no idea who our team sponsors were, but I loved the free red hat and T-shirt we were given as ...


Planning for more planners: Whitworth to launch financial planning master’s program

Wealth managers are recruiting new financial advisers here and across the country to maintain service levels and replenish an aging workforce, industry representatives and educators say....


Gonzaga to build additional student housing

Gonzaga University has submitted pre-development plans to build a 92-bed student dormitory at the southeast corner of Cincinnati Street and Sharp Avenue, on the northeast edge of the school’s campus. ...


Standardized test scores decline, but so does colleges’ emphasis

Although average standardized test scores for the high school class of 2022 declined nationwide, some university representatives here say those test results mean little for admissions teams, as many Washington state schools are dropping requirements for ...

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