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From New York Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

From New York Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Posted on July 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga University announces three finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize (www.gonzaga.edu/opus-prize): Sister Tesa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.

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Gonzaga Invites Community to Celebrate Global Humanitarian Leaders

Gonzaga Invites Community to Celebrate Global Humanitarian Leaders

Posted on July 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the regional community to join in honoring three of the world’s most deserving unsung humanitarians this fall with the presentation of the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize.

Leatha to Lead Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Stevens to Direct MBA Programs

Leatha to Lead Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Stevens to Direct MBA Programs

Posted on July 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Norm Leatha, entrepreneur in residence for the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, has been appointed interim director of the Hogan Program. Christopher Stevens, who directed the Hogan Program, has been appointed director of Gonzaga’s MBA Programs.

Raising the Bar for Gonzaga Soccer with Dedication of Luger Field

Raising the Bar for Gonzaga Soccer with Dedication of Luger Field

Posted on July 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – On July 10, 2014 as World Cup soccer reached fever pitch, Gonzaga University celebrated the official dedication of Luger Field, a first-class soccer field. The field has been named in honor of the Luger family, a family with a rich history and relationship to the University, whose generosity made possible the complete reconstruction of the playing field and the addition of a practice field.

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Gonzaga’s Doctorate in Nurse Anesthesia Practice Earns Full Accreditation; First Cohort Enrolls in Fall 2015

Gonzaga’s Doctorate in Nurse Anesthesia Practice Earns Full Accreditation; First Cohort Enrolls in Fall 2015

Posted on July 7, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Doctorate in Nurse Anesthesia Practice, part of the School of Nursing & Human Physiology, has received full accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia and its first cohort of 10 bachelor-degreed students will enroll for fall semester 2015 in the three-year, 103-semester-credit program. The only program of its […]

Gonzaga Students’ App Offers Quick Reply to Texts

Gonzaga Students’ App Offers Quick Reply to Texts

Posted on July 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Recognizing that many people nowadays expect an immediate response to text messages, Gonzaga University seniors Collin Walker and Tyler Doster have developed a new app called Text Secretary that automatically replies to text messages. It’s available at Google Play Store for a free 30-day trial and $1.00 purchase.

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Posted on July 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is hosting 25 scholars from throughout the country for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers through July 10. As a result, a distinctive book exhibit tracing political philosophy in the Middle Ages will be available for the public when the Institute concludes.

Keck Foundation Grant Advances Gonzaga Students’ Research Skills

Keck Foundation Grant Advances Gonzaga Students’ Research Skills

Posted on July 1, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – A $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will allow Gonzaga University to prepare increasingly more biology, biochemistry and chemistry majors with crucial research skills through authentic laboratory experiences by fully developing and integrating the pilot Linked Experimental System (LES) model into the curriculum.

Gonzaga Biology Major Alex Murphy Earns Research Award

Gonzaga Biology Major Alex Murphy Earns Research Award

Posted on July 1, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga senior biology major Alex Murphy is one of eight recipients of the Genetics Society of America Undergraduate Travel Award, which provides financial assistance to allow undergraduates to present their research at GSA conferences.

Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Posted on June 27, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Joseph Kinsella, assistant academic vice president for Gonzaga University’s Center for Global Engagement, has been invited by Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia to participate in a Fulbright Specialist Project to consult with the sister Jesuit institution involving curricular internationalization.

Gilman Scholarship Benefits Gonzaga Students in Africa This Summer

Gilman Scholarship Benefits Gonzaga Students in Africa This Summer

Posted on June 25, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students Liliana Ramos and Jonathan Manning, who are studying in Africa this summer, have been selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for study abroad costs.

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Young Leaders Gather at Gonzaga University July 13-19 for Annual Business Week

Young Leaders Gather at Gonzaga University July 13-19 for Annual Business Week

Posted on July 8, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 150 high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors statewide will be on the Gonzaga University campus Saturday, July 13 through July 19 to learn more about business principles during the 38th annual Business Week 2014, co-sponsored by Washington Business Week and Gonzaga. The week-long, intensive summer program provides university-level, experiential […]

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Celebrating Gonzaga-in-Florence at 50

Celebrating Gonzaga-in-Florence at 50

Posted on May 14, 2014

The University celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence and the “Renaissance within” many that the flagship study abroad program continues to foster.

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Career Internships, Hard Work Pay off for May Graduate Brenna Greene

Career Internships, Hard Work Pay off for May Graduate Brenna Greene

Posted on June 12, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Brenna Greene, a May graduate of Gonzaga University, credits hard work, several career internships and top-notch contributions to Gonzaga’s broadcast program and the University’s News Service for preparing her to become the weekend sports anchor and reporter at KRTV in Great Falls, Montana.

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Jundt Exhibition of Werner’s Hand-Carved Duck Decoys Opens June 21

Jundt Exhibition of Werner’s Hand-Carved Duck Decoys Opens June 21

Posted on June 10, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – An installation of hand-carved duck decoys by artist Frank Werner from St. Maries, Idaho will be on display in the Jundt Art Museum’s Arcade Gallery beginning June 21, and will continue through Sept. 13. The exhibition is part of the Museum’s “Close-In” series of summer exhibitions, highlighting the work of regional artists.