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Spokane International Academy finds new home

The 4-year-old Spokane International Academy has leased a new home at 777 E. Magnesium in north Spokane, says Travis Franklin, principal of the charter school. ...

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EWU looks to fix ‘leaky’ STEM pipeline with 100 Women Strong

The national average for women undergraduate students majoring in engineering and computer science is 20%, while the percentage of women students in those majors at Eastern Washington University trails even that low rate at 10%, says Leslie Cornick,...

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Q&A with Gonzaga University’s Rosemarie Hunter

Gonzaga University established its School of Leadership Studies almost a year and a half ago when it renamed the School of Professional Studies and brought its existing undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree and certificate programs under one roof. ...

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WSU to take another run at redeveloping Jensen-Byrd building

Spokane’s University District has become a hotbed of development activity with envisioned projects valued at more than $135 million on top of over $225 million in projects currently underway. ...

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Spokane startup Appiture develops new autism screening tool

Spokane startup Appiture is exploring new handheld technology for a fast and noninvasive way to screen for autism spectrum disorder in children. The idea was born from research by Georgina Lynch, an associate professor in the Department of Speech ...

Spokane economist named to state Community Economic Revitalization Board

Spokane economist Vange Ocasio Hochheimer has been appointed to the Washington state Department of Commerce Community Economic Revitalization Board. Her three-year volunteer term began Sept. 3. ...

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Majority of new Spokane medical students are women

For the first time in the nation’s history, the enrollment of women in medical degrees has surpassed male enrollment, a trend that Spokane-area medical schools say has found its way into their halls. And what’s more, they report that a growing ...

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Work starts at new site for Cd’A elementary school

Construction crews have started work on a new, $12.5 million elementary school building in Coeur d’Alene that will replace an antiquated K-5 elementary school building in nearby Hayden. The new Northwest Expedition Academy building, which will have ...

East Central center adds Head Start space

The East Central Community Center is adding space to its building to serve an Early Head Start program. Carolina Lopez, executive assistant at the Martin Luther King Family Outreach Center, which operates the community center, says work to renovate three...

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2019 Rising Stars: Sinead Voorhees

Sinead Voorhees, director of Whitworth University’s graduate studies in business program, characterizes herself as an underdog and a workhorse. Voorhees, age 34, was born and raised in Ireland, where her family often struggled to make ends meet. ...

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