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Gonzaga University graduates said to be highest paid 10 years after attending school

Gonzaga University alumni lead all other Eastern Washington and northern Idaho colleges in average earnings 10 years after graduating from their respective schools, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education’s online tool College Scorecard....

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O’Hanlon relishes her new role as founding dean of EWU’s health sciences college

Even though she’s the founding dean of Eastern Washington University’s recently created College of Health Science & Public Health, which began operating last fall on the higher-education campus east of downtown Spokane, Laureen O’Hanlon doesn’t fe...

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Women are more likely to talk about pain, study finds

Dr. Marian Wilson, a second-year assistant professor at Washington State University Spokane, found in a study on chronic pain that women seem more open than men to participating in studies and sharing their symptoms. ...

Gonzaga’s Hemmingson Center attains gold LEED rating

Gonzaga University’s John J. Hemmingson Center has received a gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. ...

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...

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