Education and research

Education and research
CEO Strategies: Work the system before it works you
August 2008
Friday, August 01, 2008

SamCarpenterIN 2000, AT THE NADIR of his career — and possibly his life — Sam Carpenter found himself depressed, medicated, logging 100-hour workweeks and just days away from missing a payroll for his Bend telephone answering service, Centratel.

 

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Next: a workout wheelchair
August 2008
Friday, August 01, 2008

WheelchairTwenty years ago Jerry Schaeffer, an engineer from Beaverton, fashioned the idea for a different kind of wheelchair built on the concept that wheelchairs should help, not harm, the user.

 

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University enrollment projected to increase
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

PSUcampus.jpgThis fall, the Oregon University System expects another increase in enrollment, even though lenders of federally backed student loans are becoming more selective with their money in the ongoing credit crisis.

 

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Next: purple potato potential
June 2008
Sunday, June 01, 2008

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Oregon State University researchers see potato potential beyond just a good curly fry.

 

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Q&A with former PacifiCorp CEO, Judi Johansen
June 2008
Sunday, June 01, 2008

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Former PacifiCorp CEO Judi Johansen becomes president of Marylhurst University on July 1, replacing Nancy Wilgenbusch, who is retiring after 24 years.

 

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