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Ignite Northwest consolidates leadership

Spokane nonprofit life sciences and technology business accelerator Ignite Northwest has consolidated two top executive positions, says Jeff White, who's been the organization's chief financial officer for nearly four years. Effective Oct. 1...


OB-GYN field attracts more medical students

Some medical educators here say a growing number of medical students are choosing to specialize in women's health, specifically obstetrics and gynecology....

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A first look at the new Spokane Valley high school

Central Valley School District has released a first look at the conceptual design of its planned new $95 million high school, which is slated to be constructed along East Country Vista Drive. ...


WSU breaks ground on $62M animal disease lab

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, in Pullman, has started construction of a $61.9 million facility that will be occupied by the college’s Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. ...


Innovation in law with new Gonzaga University law school dean Jacob Rooksby

Jacob Rooksby, new dean of the Gonzaga University School of Law, says he’s looking forward to finding ways to make the school more innovative and to integrate it more fully into the Spokane and Gonzaga communities. Rooksby was hired in June as dean ...

Spokane Community College chapter launches motivation Mondays

The Spokane Community College chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success is launching a weekly Motivational Mondays series that will focus on topics surrounding leadership and will be free and open to the public. Oriana Landt, ...


Advanced demand for nurse practitioners

Health care educators here say the demand for advanced practice nurses continues to grow, as physician shortages loom and rural residents face declining access to care. Anne Mason is the director of Washington State University’s doctor of nursing...


2018 Rising Stars: Christina VerHeul

Christina VerHeul, communications director at Washington State University’s Spokane-based Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, says she doesn’t take a moment for granted since returning last year to Spokane. “It has been one of the most rewarding...


Nurses poised to improve environmental health

As evidenced by this summer’s wildfire season, the health of the environment is often closely connected to human health. Beth Schenk, adjunct faculty member at WSU’s College of Nursing and leader of nursing research for Providence St. Joseph Health...

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