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First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

Posted on May 18, 2015

Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.

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Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Posted on May 18, 2015

Members of Gonzaga’s Class of 2015 began and ended their student experience with wisdom from Father Greg Boyle, S.J., a Gonzaga alumnus who founded the Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program.

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a ceremony traced to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, 29 Gonzaga University graduates received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing pins May 9 at St. Aloysius Church. The pinning ceremony represents a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into their profession.

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Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University continues its summer “Close In” series featuring the work of regional artists Marilyn Lysohir, from Moscow, Idaho, and Shani Marchant, Spokane. The exhibition, “Close In: Marilyn Lysohir and Shani Marchant: Between Two Worlds,” organized by Curator of Education Karen Kaiser, opens May 30 and continues through Sept. 12.

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Posted on May 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University mourns the passing of beloved former Gonzaga Law Dean and Professor Smithmoore “Smitty” P. Myers. Dean Myers, who was 101 years old, passed away May 13 in Spokane after a short illness.

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Posted on May 7, 2015

When the 19 students and three faculty members from Gonzaga University departed May 11 for Zambia, they brought with them some keys to social change: 75 handmade feminine hygiene kits.

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Posted on May 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Alumni Association, continuing its 37-year tradition, has awarded 43 Gonzaga students with a total of $140,000 in scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. The scholarship recipients are the children, grandchildren or siblings of Gonzaga alumni.

Gonzaga Welcomes Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York

Gonzaga Welcomes Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York

Posted on May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ambassador Ido Aharoni, consul general of Israel in New York and a 20-year veteran of Israel’s Foreign Service, visited Gonzaga University last week for a series of roundtables and small-group meetings with students, faculty and community partners on the topic of nation branding.

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Posted on May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighteen Gonzaga University students were among more than 1,300 international and American students who participated in the recent Collegiate DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) 54th International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Twelve Gonzaga students earned awards at the conference April 18-21.

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Four Gonzaga University senior computer science majors, in conjunction with campus sustainability initiatives, have developed a new free app for Apple’s iPhone that offers a better and more sustainable way for the Gonzaga community to buy, sell and recycle textbooks, household goods and other items.

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130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 130 Gonzaga University biology students have made a distinctive contribution to biomedical research, discovering six new viruses known as “phages” (mycobacteriophages) and assigning them names such as “GUmbie” and “Spike509.” Their work was published recently in the scientific journal eLife.

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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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Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Posted on April 20, 2015

Three members of Gonzaga University’s Board of Regents, one Trustee and senior Sara Wendland shared with students their best advice recently on “How to Rock the Workforce.”

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Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Posted on April 27, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scott Maw, executive vice-president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Coffee Company, will discuss “What is the Role and Responsibility of a For-Profit Public Company?” at Gonzaga University’s 6th annual Aram Lecture on Business Ethics at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The free lecture follows a 5:30 p.m. reception.