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More construction anticipated on WSU Spokane campus

Washington State University Spokane will be humming with new activity this year, both in construction and in medical education, on its health sciences-focused campus in the University District east of downtown. On the construction side, Garco Constructio...

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Tackling workforce education in Spokane

Greater Spokane Incorporated has taken on a big challenge with its new community initiative called Greater Minds that aims to provide working adults with support to return to school. The program’s goal is to increase the percentage of adult workers in ...

EWU explores doctorate in health leadership

Eastern Washington University is developing an online doctorate in health leadership program that the university hopes to offer through its recently established College of Health Science and Public Health, in Spokane. The college distributed a survey amo...

Smartphones increase exposure of company information

The recent technology boom has given rise to a world where people check their smartphones an average of 150 times per day, and much of that activity happens within mobile and social apps that are connected to sensitive information. The younger workforce...

UW set to expand CoMotion to Spokane

CoMotion, a business development arm of the University of Washington, has confirmed plans to expand to Spokane. The mission of the new operation, which is to be called CoMotion Labs @ Spokane, will be “to contribute to the growth of the innovation comm...

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Spokane’s University District seeks new leader

Just as the city of Spokane has awarded a contract to begin construction of the long-envisioned University District Gateway Bridge, district representatives are looking to replace the person in charge of guiding and promoting U District development. Mark...

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Central Valley School District plans $129.9 million bond measure

The Central Valley School District has begun planning for three new projects in 2018, one of which is the long-awaited construction of a third high school. Marla Nunberg Genther, director of communications for the district, says the school board voted ...

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Funding education tops legislative priority list

With the deadline approaching in the upcoming biennium for the Legislature to meet basic education funding requirements, local groups will look to lawmakers to focus on following through with earlier funding commitments. Due to the state Supreme Court’...

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UW business development arm looks to expand to Spokane

The CEO of a Spokane-based incubator for fledgling tech companies says CoMotion, a business development department arm of the University of Washington in Seattle, is exploring the possibility of expanding its startup efforts here. Donna O’Neill, the ma...

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SFCC plans $18 million athletic facilities upgrade

Community Colleges of Spokane plans to start construction next spring on a major renovation and expansion project at its main gym and adjacent athletic facilities on the Spokane Falls Community College campus, in northwest Spokane. As of last week, the c...

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