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Gonzaga’s entrepreneurial offers evolve, grow

Gonzaga University professor Todd Finkle describes entrepreneurship as a field of study that’s constantly changing, evolving to focus on the ideas and passions of its students. The concentration in entrepreneurship and innovation, which he created in 20...

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Whitworth finance team off to national competition

Whitworth University’s four-student Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team heads to Chicago next week to compete in an international competition against teams from more than 100 colleges and universities from around the world. The four-day event starts...

WSU names Kirk Schulz as new president

Washington State University announced this afternoon that it has named Kirk Schulz as its new president. Schulz currently serves as president of Kansas State University, in Manhattan, Kan. The WSU Board of Regents is expected to consider Schulz’s con...

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Jensen-Byrd redeveloper gives first glimpse of plan

JB LLC, the Seattle-based development company recently selected by Washington State University to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd Building and adjacent properties, has begun to share its $45 million-plus vision for the site with city planners. A prede...

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WSU medical school plans are on track, inaugural dean says

Dr. John Tomkowiak, Washington State University’s inaugural dean for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, is carrying on the legacy of the medical school’s namesake by implementing a few innovative ideas of his own. Tomkowiak, whose medical backgr...

Gonzaga, UW partner on medical education

Gonzaga University and the University of Washington announced this morning that they have signed an agreement through which Gonzaga will teach first- and second-year medical students on its campus starting next fall. Gonzaga spokeswoman Mary Joan Hahn ...

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UI center aims to teach cybersecurity specialists

The University of Idaho has launched its Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center, in Post Falls, where it hopes to educate and certify 350 information technology security specialists through hands-on simulated cyberattack response training in the nex...

Central Valley School District buys Broadway Square apartment complex

Spokane Valley-based Central Valley School District has bought for $2.3 million the Broadway Square Apartments complex at 11910 E. Broadway, in Spokane Valley, and plans to demolish it to make room for the envisioned replacement of North Pines Middle Scho...

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WSU’s senior housing management class grows

More hospitality management students are showing interest in the senior housing management niche, says Nancy Swanger, a professor with Washington State University’s School of Hospitality who oversees a class on senior housing management. The school fi...

WSU Spokane selects Jensen-Byrd developer

Washington State University Spokane said it has selected a limited-liability company that includes McKinstry Spokane LLC to redevelop the Jensen-Byrd Building, a long-vacant, six-story warehouse building on the WSU Spokane campus. The company, named JB...

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