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Junior Achievement to Honor Gonzaga’s ‘Bud’ Barnes on May 13

Junior Achievement to Honor Gonzaga’s ‘Bud’ Barnes on May 13

Posted on April 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Clarence H. “Bud” Barnes, a professor of economics and dean emeritus of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration, is among four leaders who will be introduced into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in ceremonies May 13 at the Davenport Hotel. Tickets to the event may be purchased online.

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Gonzaga Hosts 122nd Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Gonzaga Hosts 122nd Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Posted on April 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst, a Gonzaga University School of Law alumna (’84), will be the keynote speaker at the Law School commencement, starting at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 9 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The ceremony kicks off Gonzaga’s three 122nd commencement exercises May 9-10.

Gonzaga Honors John & Donna Luger with 2015 Ignatian Spirit Award

Gonzaga Honors John & Donna Luger with 2015 Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 10, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University honored John and Donna Luger with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the eighth annual Ignatian Gala at the downtown Convention Center on Thursday, April 9. The Lugers were recognized for their strong connection to the Jesuits in the Northwest, their commitment to Gonzaga, and deep love of family and Spokane.

Gonzaga University Events through April 30

Gonzaga University Events through April 30

Posted on April 8, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through April 30. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.

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Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The recent social media trend of challenging friends to dump buckets of ice over their heads for the ALS Association has inspired Gonzaga University senior Scott Alderson and his brother Matt, a Seattle University freshman. The brothers have developed an Apple app called 1Up Challenges to take such competitions to the next level.

Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University alumna Karen Krantz has won the 2014-15 Milken Educator Award, which includes an unrestricted $25,000 award. Krantz, who earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Gonzaga in 2000, is a sixth-grade teacher at Adams Elementary School in Spokane.

Benefactor Family Inspired By Basketball Success Makes $5 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Benefactor Family Inspired By Basketball Success Makes $5 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Posted on April 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University announced today that it has received a $5 million gift from a family who has asked to remain anonymous, and whose generous benefaction is inspired by its student-athletes and the continued success of the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – ­­Farmgirlfit is not your average fitness gym. Exclusively for women and 100-percent owned by Gonzaga University alumni, the gym offers workout classes, yoga, and a community focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Gonzaga Senior Art Exhibition Opens April 17

Gonzaga Senior Art Exhibition Opens April 17

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Senior Art Exhibition opens Friday, April 17 with a free public reception from 5-7 p.m. at the Jundt Art Museum. This annual presentation, which highlights the work of Gonzaga’s graduating seniors, marks the culmination of the Gonzaga art department’s Bachelor of Arts degree program.

Five Gonzaga Club Teams Advance to Nationals

Five Gonzaga Club Teams Advance to Nationals

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – While the Gonzaga University men’s and women’s basketball success is well-known, the University also celebrates the success of its five club sport teams that have advanced to national competitions in tennis, basketball and volleyball.

Careers in a Global Community Panel Discussion April 9

Careers in a Global Community Panel Discussion April 9

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Career Center and the Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) will host a panel discussion on crafting meaningful international careers starting at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9 in the Jundt Art Museum Auditorium, Room 110. The Gonzaga community is invited to engage in the discussion.

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Michael Gurian Reads April 15 at Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series

Michael Gurian Reads April 15 at Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series

Posted on April 8, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series is delighted to welcome best-selling author Michael Gurian as the concluding speaker in this year’s series. Gurian will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Like all readings in the popular series, this event is free and open to the public.

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Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Posted on February 17, 2015

Brian Higginson, associate professor of human physiology at Gonzaga University, is conducting research to help save the lives of American military troops and law enforcement personnel.

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Zags’ Breakthrough Season Ends in Elite Eight Loss to Duke; View Photo Gallery

Zags’ Breakthrough Season Ends in Elite Eight Loss to Duke; View Photo Gallery

Posted on March 29, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) – Second-seeded Gonzaga fell to top-seeded Duke 66-52 in the South Regional Final on Sunday in NRG Stadium.

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Zags Jazzed for Chance to Advance to Elite Eight

Zags Jazzed for Chance to Advance to Elite Eight

Posted on March 26, 2015

HOUSTON – On the eve of their Sweet 16 matchup Friday against 11-seed UCLA at the NRG Stadium, No. 2-seed Gonzaga took part in a shoot-around today and met with the media. Coach Mark Few, who did a handstand in the locker room after the Zags beat Iowa on Sunday, said the Bulldogs are excited.