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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Clark College professor [Dave Kosloski] receives Outstanding Educator Award
The Daily Insider, December 10, 2009
Research reveals rose petals' dual nature
Includes interview with Clark College chemistry professor Nadine Fattaleh.
The Columbian, December 10, 2009
WWU trustees say university needs to be louder in Olympia
Sharpe said the boards from all six four-year public universities and colleges have been talking and are "organizing a fight" against higher education cuts. There likely won't be much impact this year due to timing, but he hopes for more of an impact for the next biennium, 2011-13. The newest trustee, former Secretary of State Ralph Munro, said legislators not only need to hear from university students and staff, they need to hear from parents and community members.
Bellingham Herald, December 12, 2009
Automotive professor Mike Godson awarded L1 Master Technician of the Year award
The Daily Insider, December 14, 2009
NASA tech zooms in on water and land / Earlier, more accurate river flow predictions possible
… space-age technologies are helping a Washington state community monitor its water availability. NASA satellites and sensors are providing the information needed to make more accurate river flow predictions on a daily basis. … Other project partners include: … Peninsula College …
Eureka Alert, December 15, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Data Points: States Cut Higher-Education Spending
Interactive map shows state cuts to higher education over the past two fiscal years.
Chronicle of Higher Education, December 6, 2009
Illegal Immigrant Students Publicly Take Up a Cause
With many illegal immigrants lying low to avoid a continuing crackdown, immigrant students have become the most visible supporters of a legislative overhaul.
New York Times, December 11, 2009
New Rules for Colleges on Defaults
New York Times, December 14, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Former legislator [Denny Heck] eyes run for Congress
TVW founder Denny Heck, who lives in Olympia and once served in the state Legislature out of Clark County, says he might run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Brian Baird.
The Olympian, December 13, 2009
The Olympian, December 15, 2009
Herrera to run for Baird's 3rd District seat
The Daily News, December 15, 2009
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