Stories tagged: higher education
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
The engine will give students hands-on experience with some of the latest commercial airplane technology.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
“This is the first part of a larger revision of the curriculum,” said Judy Rohrer, director of the EWU Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
The college’s new food-recovery efforts were spearheaded by Josh Hechtman, an enterprising senior at Lewis and Clark High School.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
The 82,000-square-foot Integrated Science and Engineering Facility, scheduled to open by fall 2021, will include 12 teaching laboratories, four research labs, classrooms, faculty offices and a “collaboration studio,” according to …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:57 p.m.
Court records say Denise Bennett stayed at a man’s trailer home in Lewiston for about a week before moving out on Sept. 18. The man called police two days later, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
The university said it closed the 2019 fiscal year, which ended June 30, with a balance of about $7.8 million, marking the first time it has broken even or had …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
This semester’s headcount of 31,607 students tops last fall’s enrollment of 31,478, the university said in a news release Wednesday, noting that systemwide enrollment has increased each year since 2013.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
The Whitworth University campus teemed with students, parents and traffic control volunteers Saturday as hundreds of new freshmen moved into their dorm rooms.
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Integrated Science and Engineering building will add almost 82,300 square feet of labs, classrooms, faculty offices, study spaces and a collaborative space the school is calling the “innovation studio.”
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
The following undergraduate students have achieved the honor roll at Spokane Community College for spring quarter 2019.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
WSU students start classes Monday with a bit of good news: Student debt in Washington is lower than in many states
Nationwide, Americans owe more than $1.6 trillion in student loans, making student debt the second-largest consumer debt segment in the country after mortgages, according to Federal Reserve data. But students …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
If you’re looking for a good return on your investment in higher education, a
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees on Thursday approved a 3% cut to the school’s operating budget for fiscal 2020. A presentation from the trustees’ meeting documents indicates about half …
Wed., May 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Universities should look at their out-of-classroom spending growth before they start slashing budgets
As Eastern Washington University wades into the thicket of budget cutting by 3.5% here and 3.5% there, there’s another percentage that’s worth consideration. One hundred and fifty-five percent.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Mitzi Montoya, an administrator at Oregon State University, will start her new job at Washington State University on Aug. 1.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
‘Every tool I need to succeed’: First four men earn college degrees while incarcerated at Airway Heights
“Some of us are really sorry for what we did, and we need not only a second chance but a second look at who we are,” said David Hall, 39, …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Facing a projected $3.6 million budget shortfall, Eastern Washington University is working to cut costs by restructuring colleges and academic departments – a process that will affect jobs. EWU President …
Sat., March 9, 2019
The partnership, announced Friday, aims to establish a program that would enable students to earn their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years instead of the usual seven.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The outspoken head coach of the Cougars football team provided more details in a Twitter post late Tuesday about a class he’s been pondering teaching on the Palouse. The course …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be allowed to speak on the Gonzaga University campus this spring after a student Republican group appealed an earlier decision by administrators.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Sociology professor Darryl Brice visited Spokane Community College on Thursday to discuss the ways in which key pieces of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy have been omitted from public discourse.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Evan Henniger’s parents never thought college would be a possibility for their son. Evan, 20, was diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after his birth, and the prospect of venturing away …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
A former Eastern Washington University police officer is suing the school, alleging supervisors discriminated against her and violated federal law by imposing restrictions that made it impossible for her to …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
The world-famous metal band Metallica donated $100,000 to Spokane Community College, the school announced Thursday, saying the money will bolster workforce education programs.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Despite Gonzaga ban, supporters say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro could still come to Spokane
Undeterred by Gonzaga University officials who
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
We celebrate the investment the state has made in K-12 and ask legislators to now focus on funding education beyond high school.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Posters advertising prominent white nationalist group Identity Evropa were removed from around the Spokane Falls Community College campus Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Gonzaga University College Republicans say university has denied planned appearance by political commentator Ben Shapiro
The Gonzaga University College Republicans are reporting their request to bring prominent conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro to campus next year has been denied by university officials.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …