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  • WSU moving on med school plans

    Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for the fall semester in …


  • WSU searching for med school dean

    Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for fall semester 2017.


  • Spokane’s medical school expansion a complex venture

    OLYMPIA – Around the Capitol, the debate over physician education in Spokane is sometimes called the Apple Cup for medical schools. Although some take sides as they do for the …


  • UW moving forward with plans to expand WWAMI in Spokane

    The University of Washington is forging ahead to expand medical education in Spokane with or without Washington State University’s support. UW President Michael Young announced plans Friday to hire a …


  • EWU, WSU adjusting offerings to meet health care demand

    Health care jobs are in high demand, and health reform is ramping up a need for even more professionals, so Spokane-based universities are readjusting their degree programs in response. Eastern …


  • House votes to close Innovate Washington agency

    OLYMPIA – A state agency with roots in Spokane’s 1980s push to attract more high-tech jobs to the region would be eliminated under legislation approved this week by the Washington …


  • Gonzaga creates new nursing school

    Gonzaga University will combine two departments and expand them into a new School of Nursing and Human Physiology, hoping to meet the demand for medical professionals that will be driven …


  • Guest opinion: WSU should negotiate with Wells on Jensen-Byrd offer

    It’s impossible to overstate the impact of the Riverpoint higher education campus on Spokane. Today it boasts nine academic buildings, with a new medical school to follow. Five universities offer …


  • Leaders calling Riverpoint Campus this generation’s Expo ’74

    The emergence of a medical education campus in downtown Spokane promises to define the city for decades to come. Community leaders say the project rivals Expo ’74 in scope and …


  • Getting There: Walkers’ options limited when crossing Division

    The traffic wall on North Division Street has become more impenetrable than ever for people on foot. New pedestrian crossing signs went up recently at numerous uncontrolled intersections along the …


  • New ground breaking on Riverpoint project

    When Erik Nelson went back to school to become a pharmacist, he faced a long road, in more ways than one. A young father living in Spokane, Nelson enrolled in …


  • Gov. Gregoire skeptical of Spokane medical school funding plan

    OLYMPIA – A House spending plan that includes $35 million to build a medical school in Spokane is “a problem” because it adds debt to the state, Gov. Chris Gregoire …


  • Caldwell: Spokane’s higher-ed grades improving

    Spokane is not at the forefront of higher education. Lack of a major research institution has consistently been called a weakness as community officials assemble a 21st-century information-based economic curriculum. …


  • Textbook burglaries plague EWU

    Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been burglarized five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.


  • Burglars hit Riverpoint bookstore fifth time in month

    Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been hit by burglars taking text books five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.


  • WSU deal will create medical facility

    A partnership that includes Washington State University could break ground next year on a Riverpoint Medical and Health Sciences Institute that would take advantage of the growth in health-related research …


  • WSU selects plan for Riverpoint health, research center

    A Denver-based development company is negotiating with Washington State University to transform a 3.5-acre portion of its Riverpoint Campus into a health care, academic and research center comprising two new …


  • EWU’s shuffle

    Eastern Washington University is closing in on the sale of its downtown Spokane center, and its long-awaited move to the Riverpoint campus is set to happen this summer. But it’ll …

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