SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University will formally welcome the Class of 2018 to campus starting on Friday when the (estimated) 1,055 freshmen begin moving into the campus residence halls. The class is among the brightest and most engaged and diverse in Gonzaga history. Fall undergraduate classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 2.
SPOKANE, Washington – The Gonzaga University Student Body Association will host a fall concert featuring American country music group Gloriana at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 in at Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center (801 N. Cincinnati St.). Cathedral Pearls, a Spokane band, will open for Gloriana.
SPOKANE, Washington – Eleven students in a Gonzaga University graduate program learned firsthand about “Leadership and Hardiness” – the title of the course – during their four-day journey climbing the 12,776-foot Mount Adams – the second highest peak in Washington state and the third highest in the Cascade Range.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum’s inaugural outdoor sculpture exhibition features the work of the pre-eminent artist David Hayes. Thirteen sculptures are displayed on the grounds of the Jundt Art Museum, near Lake Arthur, and along a small section of the Centennial Trail and the Spokane River on Gonzaga University’s campus.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Elizabeth Addis, assistant professor of biology at Gonzaga University, and three senior biology majors are spending this summer researching why the local population of yellow-bellied marmots – those gregarious, burrowing rodents ubiquitous near the Spokane River – are not only surviving but thriving in the urban areas of Spokane.
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University will feature the work of Chinese printmaker Zhang Guanghui in the Jundt Galleries. Guanghui’s large-scale woodblock prints will be on display from Aug. 23 through Sept. 20.
Lauren Kuhn was already bracing for a busy fall as a Harvard Dental School student. Now, after being crowned Miss Massachusetts, the Gonzaga alumna will compete for the title of Miss America in September.
After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga announces finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize: Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, Queens, N.Y.; Gollapalli Israel, Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, Bangkok.
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.
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.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – In further recognition of its commitment to ecologically sensitive and sustainable practices, Gonzaga University has hired Jim Simon to serve as its first director of sustainability. Simon started his duties Aug. 1. Most recently, he served as the sustainability engagement coordinator at University at Buffalo.
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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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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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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.