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‘Amen, Amen: Religion & Southern Self-Taught Artists’ Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

‘Amen, Amen: Religion & Southern Self-Taught Artists’ Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

Posted on September 15, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – The exhibition “Amen, Amen: Religion and Southern Self-Taught Artists in the Mullis Collection,” which features more than 100 paintings, drawings, sculptures and ceramics created by self-taught artists from the American South, opens Oct. 4 in Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum and runs through Jan. 10, 2015.

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Writers Series Features Pulitzer Winner

Writers Series Features Pulitzer Winner

Posted on September 12, 2014

The lineup for the 2014-15 edition of the celebrated Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series includes readings from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Marilynne Robinson.

Gonzaga Law School Launches J.D. Program for Internationally Educated Lawyers

Gonzaga Law School Launches J.D. Program for Internationally Educated Lawyers

Posted on September 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Legal issues do not stop at national borders, and that is why the Gonzaga University School of Law has developed its new Juris Doctor (J.D.) for Internationally Educated Lawyers, a program designed to prepare international law graduates for transnational legal practice relating to U.S. clients or transactions.

McCartheys Gift Florence Scholarships

McCartheys Gift Florence Scholarships

Posted on September 10, 2014

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence, the McCarthey Family Foundation has pledged $1 million to establish an endowed scholarship fund for the study abroad program in Florence, Italy.

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300 Expected Saturday for Gonzaga’s 45th Annual Pilgrimage to Cataldo Mission

300 Expected Saturday for Gonzaga’s 45th Annual Pilgrimage to Cataldo Mission

Posted on September 9, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Some 300 Gonzaga University students, Jesuits, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends are expected to take part in the University’s 45th annual Pilgrimage to the historic Mission of the Sacred Heart – or Cataldo Mission – in Cataldo, Idaho on Saturday, Sept. 13. Pilgrimage is open to all members of the Gonzaga community.

Gonzaga Ranked No. 3 Best Regional University, No. 2 Best Value in West by U.S. News

Gonzaga Ranked No. 3 Best Regional University, No. 2 Best Value in West by U.S. News

Posted on September 8, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – In U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings released today, Gonzaga University rose one position, relative to last year, in two key ratings: becoming the West’s 3rd best regional university (tie) and 2nd best value (outright). Gonzaga is also ranked 2nd in the West for average freshman retention (tie) and average graduation rates (tie).

Gonzaga and Knights of Columbus Complete Sale of Knights Building

Gonzaga and Knights of Columbus Complete Sale of Knights Building

Posted on September 8, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – The Knights of Columbus building at 302 E. Boone Ave., a fixture in the Gonzaga University neighborhood for more than a half-century, has been sold to the University, the Knights of Columbus Council 683 and Gonzaga announced today in a joint statement.

Gonzaga’s Crosby Collection on the Road to Bing’s Boyhood Home

Gonzaga’s Crosby Collection on the Road to Bing’s Boyhood Home

Posted on September 5, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – The public museum for Gonzaga University’s renowned collection of Bing Crosby memorabilia has moved to the Craftsman-style Crosby House at 508 E. Sharp Ave. where the world-famous entertainer and Gonzaga’s most famous alumnus grew up. The public is invited to a grand opening from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13 to view the Crosby exhibition in the 101-year-old house on campus.

Themed Panels, Lectures Set Stage for Opus Prize Awards

Themed Panels, Lectures Set Stage for Opus Prize Awards

Posted on September 4, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University faculty and students explore the themes, issues and ideas surrounding the inspirational stories of the finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize in a series of lectures and panel discussions this fall. The public is invited to join in the conversations at free “Opus Prize Nights” held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga Reaches Sustainability Milestone with Locally Grown Produce

Gonzaga Reaches Sustainability Milestone with Locally Grown Produce

Posted on September 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – To most observers in this frenzied first week of school at Gonzaga University, today’s early morning delivery to the Boone Avenue Retail Center was simply another truckload of produce to be chopped, diced, sautéed and served across campus by Zag Dining by Sodexo. But for those gathered at the BARC loading dock, especially Jim Simon, Gonzaga’s first director of sustainability, the shipment represents a milestone in Gonzaga’s efforts to provide the freshest, most sustainable food for students, faculty and staff.

Complimentary Tickets Now Available for Opus Prize  Award Ceremony & Reception Oct. 16

Complimentary Tickets Now Available for Opus Prize Award Ceremony & Reception Oct. 16

Posted on August 29, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – 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.

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GU Research: How Gratitude Helps Us

GU Research: How Gratitude Helps Us

Posted on September 9, 2014

Saying thank you has been among the commonest of cultural civilities for centuries. Now new research offers the first evidence that expressions of gratitude go beyond mere etiquette and provide real social benefit.

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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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Gonzaga Hires Sarah Schwering As Director of Marketing & Communications

Gonzaga Hires Sarah Schwering As Director of Marketing & Communications

Posted on August 29, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University has hired Sarah Schwering as director of marketing and communications. Schwering earned both a bachelor’s degree in business administration (’04) – with concentrations in marketing, human resources management and entrepreneurial leadership – and an MBA (’07) from Gonzaga.

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Gonzaga Mass July 31 Marks Feast of St. Ignatius

Gonzaga Mass July 31 Marks Feast of St. Ignatius

Posted on July 28, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will mark the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, in honor of the founder of the Society of Jesus, with a noon Mass on Thursday, July 31 in the University Chapel located in College Hall. Rev. Alan Yost, S.J. will celebrate the Mass, which is open to the public.