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Allie Burgett Realizes Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo Dec. 9

Allie Burgett Realizes Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo Dec. 9

Posted on December 1, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Allie Burgett, a Gonzaga University senior from Brewster, Wash., has been chosen by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. For Burgett, who is majoring in political science and criminal justice, it’s a dream come true.

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Leadership Students Capture First in International Competition

Leadership Students Capture First in International Competition

Posted on November 29, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington – A team of four students in Gonzaga University’s Comprehensive Leadership Program won first place and a $1,000 prize in the undergraduate case-study competition of the International Leadership Association Conference in Atlanta. The presentation addressed the need of leadership reform within police structures nationwide.

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Posted on November 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies joins sister organizations advocating for peace and good will to host the Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action on Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m. in Jepson Center, E. 330 Desmet Ave.

NEH Chair Adams: Humanities Can Help Veterans

NEH Chair Adams: Humanities Can Help Veterans

Posted on November 15, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, told a packed crowd in Cataldo Hall on Monday night how the study of the humanities helped him make sense of his experience as a veteran of the Vietnam War and how it can help other veterans.

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Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Posted on November 15, 2016

For Gonzaga University biology major Eric Gutierrez, worries about being in the path of a typhoon while in Southeast Asia conducting research on exotic beetles last summer turned out to be the least of his problems. Negotiating the language and cultural barriers the night he arrived got his blood rushing the most.

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Posted on November 7, 2016

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Justice Mary Fairhurst, who earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Gonzaga University, was elected the 56th chief justice of the Washington Supreme Court on Nov. 3 by a vote of her peers. Her four-year term starts Jan. 9, 2017. She will succeed Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, also a Gonzaga Law School alumna, and one of the longest-serving chief justices in state history.

Gonzaga’s Shann Ray Ferch Discusses Leadership, Gratitude and Forgiveness Nov. 15

Gonzaga’s Shann Ray Ferch Discusses Leadership, Gratitude and Forgiveness Nov. 15

Posted on November 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Shann Ray Ferch, Gonzaga University professor of leadership studies, will discuss “The Crisis of Leadership is a Crisis of Love: Servant-Leadership, Gratitude and Forgiveness in American Life” in a free, public lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The Greater Gonzaga Guild presents the lecture.

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

Posted on October 31, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.

Florence Exhibition Marks 1966 Flood

Florence Exhibition Marks 1966 Flood

Posted on October 28, 2016

FLORENCE, Italy – Gonzaga-in-Florence, Gonzaga University’s flagship study abroad program begun here in 1963, marked the 50th anniversary of the devastating flooding of the Arno River on Nov. 4, 1966, one of the worst in Florence history, with a special exhibition on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Mozilo Center.

Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Posted on October 27, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighty-six of the top college debate teams in the nation will descend upon the Gonzaga University campus this weekend, Oct. 29-31, to compete in the three-day 2016 Jesuit Debates tournament, known as “The Jesuit.”

Connor Arend Soars in Engineering, Honors Programs

Connor Arend Soars in Engineering, Honors Programs

Posted on October 20, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Connor Arend, a junior mechanical engineering major and honors student at Gonzaga University, can honestly say that life with his family is, in fact, rocket science.

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Fresh Focus on Humanities, Research

Fresh Focus on Humanities, Research

Posted on October 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – With a renewed focus on providing students with the powerful skills of hands-on research and humanities-based thinking, Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences unveils the Center for Public Humanities, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, and the Digital Humanities Initiative.

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Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Posted on May 25, 2016

Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Father Frank B. Costello, S.J., one of Gonzaga’s most beloved Jesuits, who passed away early Monday at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 94.

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Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Posted on September 20, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ryan Lojo (’13) has come a long way since the summer of 2011 when he learned about adversity firsthand as a full-time door-to-door pest-control salesman whose long days were filled with slamming doors, awkward moments and, in one case, being chased off the property.

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Milestones Signal Historic Momentum

Milestones Signal Historic Momentum

Posted on October 14, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a flurry of milestones marking unprecedented momentum, President Thayne McCulloh announces Gonzaga has raised $226 million toward its $250 million goal for the ongoing “Gonzaga Will: The Campaign for Our Future.”