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EWU takes reins of program promoting rural health care careers

Eastern Washington University has taken over management of the Area Health Education Center programs on its Spokane campus this fall as part of an effort to promote exposure and exploration of health professions for students in rural areas. AHEC is a n...

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Young Gonzaga nursing program attains full accreditation

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, in Washington, D.C., has granted full accreditation to Gonzaga University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program for the next five years. It’s the first accreditation granted to the two-year old program....

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School district to bid out skill center’s second phase

Spokane Public Schools soon will solicit bids from contractors for the second phase of a $21.8 million expansion and modernization project at the Newtech Skill Center, at 4141 N. Regal. ...

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Manufacturer educates teachers on drone technology

Minds-i Inc., a five-year-old Liberty Lake company that started out researching and developing static, motorized, robotic, and remote-control toys, has ridden the recent wave of interest in robots and aerial drones to shift heavily into education. ...

International Service Learning centralizes in downtown Spokane

International Service Learning centralizes in downtown Spokane

International Service Learning, a nongovernmental organization that offers volunteers practical experience in medical, education, and community enrichment programs, has centralized its headquarters in downtown Spokane in a transition from years of remote ...

Adapting first aid, CPR training to be used on infants

Providence Health Care class instructor Clair Bennett says an infant/child first aid and CPR class she proposed and then launched about a year and a half ago with the Spokane-based health care system’s blessing is attracting the strong interest that she...

Startup involving Whitworth professor launches new app

Whitworth University professor Pete Tucker, who co-founded a software development startup a year ago, says its new text messaging app called TextMuse provides smartphone users with automatic content updated daily to share as quick communication with conta...

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Gonzaga graduates find good fit with menswear startup

Three Gonzaga University alumni who earned business degrees at the Jesuit school here five years ago, and then spent four years in China, have gotten off to a promising start with an online premium menswear company called Vincero Collective that they co-f...

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WSU researchers hope to track preemie pain

Washington State University researchers are developing a device that can detect pain in premature infants and might be used in the future to help prevent disabilities, says assistant professor Martin Schiavenato, WSU College of Nursing. ...

EWU institute launches Tri-Cities data tracker

Eastern Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis says it has developed a Web-based data bank for businesses, community leaders, and residents of Benton and Franklin counties, the university says. But Patrick Jones, the ...

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