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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...

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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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College Success Foundation: Building a pathway for underserved students in Spokane

The College Success Foundation, a Bellevue, Wash.-based nonprofit organization, has elevated its Inland Northwest presence and established a strong philanthropic base of support here since opening a Spokane-area office in 2014. The foundation provides an...

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Lydig Construction selected to build $60 million Interdisciplinary Science Center at EWU

Eastern Washington University has selected Lydig Construction Inc., of Spokane Valley, as the contractor for the Interdisciplinary Science Center, to be built on the university’s Cheney campus. Lydig submitted a bid of $45.3 million for the project—m...

Spark Central lands its largest grant to date

Spark Central, a Spokane-based nonprofit that provides access to creative learning opportunities and innovative technology, has been selected for a $100,000 arts and culture grant from the Washington Women’s Foundation. The grant will be disbursed ove...

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Incorporating medical technology into curriculum

The University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership is incorporating advanced technology into medical education programs at its Spokane site. The school already has integrated a few different forms of new techn...

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Farm to Phone at Share.Farm

Two entrepreneurs from Whitworth University are launching a free app that they claim could change the way farmer’s market vendors and customers interact. Vince Peak, CEO of Share.Farm Inc., teamed up with Eric Kobe, the company’s chief security offi...

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EWU launches new tech commercialization academy

Eastern Washington University's 2-year-old Center for Entrepreneurship is launching an eight-week collaborative summer technology commercialization academy that aims to provide students with real-world experience in finding useful applications for existin...

Study: Pacific Northwest business leaders positive, but worried about future

Pacific Northwest business leaders are upbeat about current business conditions, but many are concerned about the prospects for future growth. That’s according to the Business in the Northwest 2018 study recently released by Washington State Universit...

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