In the news today: Washington's growing higher-ed problems, California tackles its own college conundrums, unbricking the Elwha dams, joblessness grows in Everett and, for a little comic relief, Stan Boreson gets naked.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Rumbles on the waterfront; another case of Portland-envy; dubious distinction time for Washington colleges; Rose City roses for Obama's speech; and a study puts tolls on 520 under another cloud.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Bob Gates, despite some courting by the U.W., settles for a genial post at William & Mary College. Would he have been what the doctor ordered for the Huskies?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
As presidents and other top administrators step down to princely teaching posts, faculties with frozen salaries are outraged. Here are some examples of how the compensation game is played in our top universities.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
Cuts to Seattle-area community colleges in the face of a contracted state budget may deal a major blow to the state's still-suffering economy.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Too much of our focus on education reform misses a point: children aren't numbers. And the first step in dealing with the dropout issue is to connect with them.READ MORE 11 COMMENTS
The state's economy runs on international action, but trade still sometimes has a bad rap. There are also some tough challenges facing our ports.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Rob McKenna and Jay Inlsee bring skill, broad knowledge, and smarts to a gubernatorial campaign that will hinge on independent voters both appeal to.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
Job growth is lagging, but we keep giving out tax incentives to encourage the hiring of workers, regardless of whether the measures actually work or not. One culprit: the silo effect.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
The former University of Washington president is head of an organization that has to decide the athletic fate of one of the nation's top college-football programs. Ironically, the case involves Ohio State, which was the only public university paying a president more than what Emmert received at the UW.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Like any reminder of our mortality, predictions that the Last Days would begin this weekend should make us look anew at life and how we live it, both personally and as a society.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Even if students return home, the positive impacts on the state of having many foreign students studying here are extensive and long term. We should do more to make those student years more valuable.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The best worker-training jobs provide benefits for everyone, and the larger economy of the state.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Reduced funding has led to talk by President Bruce Shepard of "rebasing" the university. Does this mean abandoning much of the spirit of innovation created in the school's famed Huxley and Fairhaven colleges?READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
WSU's Libyan grad students have taken key roles in national efforts to stay in school despite the cutoff of their government's funds.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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