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2014-07-08 16:27:38

PORTLAND, Ore., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six university student teams and faculty from across the U.S. met on May 9, 2014 in Seattle, WA to participate in the first-ever national BVR/SPU Valuation Challenge hosted by The School of Business and Economics at SPU. In this unique financial competition, students completed a business valuation of a real private company using leading appraisal information in a contest judged by 20 of the nation's senior valuation experts....

2010-06-03 14:25:00

SEATTLE, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday morning, the Talaris Institute proudly hosted Dr. John Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and author of several books including the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, for the second in its series of interactive webcasts for parents and parenting professionals. Dr. Medina, a father of two boys under the age of fourteen, began his presentation with a smile and an assurance that, "Parenting is an amateur sport!" Like many in the...

2009-04-06 20:46:53

Washington State University has named Ken Bone as its new men's basketball coach, the school announced Monday. Bone was head coach at Portland State the previous four years. He replaces Tony Bennett, who left after three seasons with the Cougars to take the head coaching job at Virginia. Bone led the Vikings to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2007-08 and 2008-09. Portland State went 23-10 during each of the last two years, the two best seasons in the 48-year history of the...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.