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Gonzaga Blesses Transformative Woldson Performing Arts Center

Gonzaga Blesses Transformative Woldson Performing Arts Center

Posted on July 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leaders from Gonzaga University, the city and the arts community as well as Spokane alumni gathered recently for a blessing ceremony formally marking the start of construction of the transformative two-story, 58,543 square-foot Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center made possible by an extraordinary gift from the late Miss Myrtle Woldson.

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50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

Posted on July 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 300 Spokane-area immigrant and refugee learners from preschool through age 80 representing over 50 countries and speaking more than 40 languages are taking part in Gonzaga University’s 19th annual Summer Language Program on campus.

Zag Grads, Friends Succeed in School of Business and Beyond

Zag Grads, Friends Succeed in School of Business and Beyond

Posted on July 20, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Three close friends and May graduates of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration have left legacies of leadership, tenacity and Zag pride throughout their undergraduate careers. Along the way, they also led efforts to help dozens of local entrepreneurs develop new products and businesses.

Drs. Swanson, Jones Named Assistant Deans for UWSOM-GU Regional Health Partnership

Drs. Swanson, Jones Named Assistant Deans for UWSOM-GU Regional Health Partnership

Posted on July 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Two Eastern Washington physicians have been appointed as Assistant Deans by the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) and will join the team of administrators and educators at the medical school presented by the UWSOM-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership. Internal Medicine physician, Judy Swanson, M.D., and Family Medicine physician, Geoff Jones, M.D., started in their new roles last month and will welcome 60 incoming and 60 returning Foundations Phase students this fall.

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Gonzaga School of Business Administration Hosts Washington Business Week July 9-14

Gonzaga School of Business Administration Hosts Washington Business Week July 9-14

Posted on June 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 150 high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors statewide will be on the Gonzaga University campus July 9-14 to learn about business principles during the 41st annual Business Week 2017, sponsored by Washington Business Week.

Campus Abuzz with Student Research

Campus Abuzz with Student Research

Posted on June 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Although school is out for summer for most Gonzaga University students, the science labs are teeming with undergraduates’ research. Sixty-four science students are working alongside 25 faculty mentors in the lab and field conducting innovative research on topics ranging from waterfowl ecology to methane production and consumption in anaerobic environments.

Gonzaga Debate Institute Draws Top High School Students Nationwide

Gonzaga Debate Institute Draws Top High School Students Nationwide

Posted on June 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 175 high school students nationwide are coming to Gonzaga University this summer for the Gonzaga Debate Institute. The Institute – directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga – offers high school students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, practice debates, and research opportunities to prepare them for upcoming competition.

Gonzaga Professor Laurie Arnold Publishes Work on Native Author Christine Quintasket

Gonzaga Professor Laurie Arnold Publishes Work on Native Author Christine Quintasket

Posted on June 23, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Laurie Arnold, assistant professor of history and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, published an article in the spring 2017 edition of “Montana: The Magazine of Western History” focused on Christine Quintasket (1888-1936), one of the first Native American women to publish a novel.

Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Posted on June 21, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel – Ten Gonzaga University students have just concluded four weeks of travel throughout Israel and the Palestinian territories studying religion and journalism led by faculty members Elizabeth Goldstein, associate professor of religious studies, and Tracy Simmons, journalism lecturer.

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Posted on June 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monique Rizer, a 2001 Gonzaga University graduate, knows the transformative impact of education. After attending various postsecondary institutions, she entered Gonzaga at age 22, married, and with a 2-year-old son. Now she is directing a bipartisan national initiative focused on providing opportunities for others.

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Posted on June 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Academic Vice President’s Office honored The Arc of Spokane today with its 2016-2017 Community Partner of the Year award. Molly Ayers, director of Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning, presented the award to the nonprofit organization in a ceremony at its headquarters downtown.

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Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is included among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018,” the publication – a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years – announced this week. This marks the third consecutive year Gonzaga has been included in the guide.

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Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 22, 2017

Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

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Gonzaga Graduate Callin Switzer Researches Bumblebee Vibrations at Harvard

Gonzaga Graduate Callin Switzer Researches Bumblebee Vibrations at Harvard

Posted on May 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Callin Switzer, a 2010 Gonzaga University graduate in biology, is abuzz about bumblebees through his doctoral work in organismic and evolutionary biology at Harvard University.

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Gonzaga Presents Free Lecture ‘Mathematical Insights into Falling for the Elderly’ June 18

Gonzaga Presents Free Lecture ‘Mathematical Insights into Falling for the Elderly’ June 18

Posted on June 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – John Milton, M.D., Ph.D, professor of computational neuroscience at Claremont McKenna College, will discuss “Mathematical Insights into Falling in the Elderly” in a free, public lecture at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, June 18 in Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center, Room 331.