Stories tagged: higher education
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
For the fourth year running, Gonzaga University is ranked fourth best regional university in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual listings.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Gonzaga University announced Wednesday that it raised $355.4 million dollars in a seven-year-long fundraiser, far exceeding its original goal of $250 million.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Work has begun on a $61.9 million building addition that will serve as the new home of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which plays a crucial role in infectious …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
WSU administrators say the INTO University Partnership will eventually bring in thousands more students from other countries, making the university more culturally diverse, boosting tuition revenue and improving the school’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Though Spokane residents have abundant access to higher education, Washington is one of 11 states where 10.1 to 20 percent of the population lives in an “education desert,” where it’s …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 3 a.m.
New Christian school, Great Northern University, accepting applications after closure of Moody Bible Institute in Spokane
A new Christian college taking the place of the Moody Bible Institute, which closed its Spokane branch last fall, has received state approval and begun accepting applications for the fall …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
Olivia Arballo-Saenz has combined smarts and grit with the kindness of others to find a better way, first to Gonzaga Prep and then to Stanford University.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
With more than 4,300 freshman students set to swarm Washington State University’s residence halls in just one week, university officials say they are still looking to provide a couple hundred …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Students who are defrauded by their schools would have a harder time getting their federal loans erased under new rules proposed by the Trump administration Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Spokane has a new milestone to brag about: Medical students are fighting to come here.
Sat., May 19, 2018
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on Tuesday dedicated a cancer research lab to Tamara Hennings, who died from cancer in 2012. Her parents
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Thanks to bipartisan support in the Legislature, the $200 million public-private scholarship program is being expanded to help students gain specialized skills at community and technical colleges – skills such …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
State residents will have more options for college savings under the new Washington College Savings Program went into effect this month.
Thu., April 5, 2018
The editor of the student newspaper at Spokane Falls Community College, and a journalism instructor who serves as the paper’s adviser, believe someone may have stolen 400 copies from the …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 5 a.m.
As part of its effort to be a community medical school, each of the 60 students in WSU’s inaugural class is assigned to a city for clinical rotations: Everett, Vancouver, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Newly filed court records reveal details of sexual harassment allegations against Darren Pitcher, the former acting president of Spokane Falls Community College who resigned last month in the middle of …
Thu., March 8, 2018
The School of Business Administration Eddy Birrer Scholarship is one of 12 funds at Gonzaga University the community can donate to Thursday as part of Zags Give Day.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
Gonzaga University won permission this week to build a $48 million science and engineering building near the campus’ central Arthur Lake, but the university is still raising the funds to …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
New Age liberals may have been unfairly blamed for the current wave of anti-vaccine sentiment, according to a new study from the University of Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
The Moody Bible Institute Spokane campus may be closing, but former faculty and local Christian leaders are not discouraged. “God is not done with higher biblical education in Spokane,” said …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
WSU’s new “Drive to 25” campaign to become a research powerhouse includes its health sciences campus in Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Eastern Washington University Associate Athletic Director Don Ross stands accused of stealing over $4,000 from a pair of fundraisers in 2014, according to court documents.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
As more college students – including those at Spokane-area schools – seek international education, universities are taking steps to keep them safe.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
There is an increasingly vocal campaign to transform higher education in America. Though U.S. universities are envied around the world, some conservatives want to reduce the flow of government cash …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
The Idaho State Board of Education believes there is a postsecondary path and a bright future for every student. We strive to help them see and realize their potential.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Tax bill that passed GOP-controlled House would put graduate students in a financial pinch by taxing tuition waivers.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Community volunteers Dave and Mari Clack will be honored Wednesday evening for their role in helping establish Spokane’s University District and their ongoing support for higher education.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
After barely surviving her confirmation battle and facing sporadic protests during visits to schools, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could hardly have teed up a more fraught, emotional and divisive issue …