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Freshmen Advance at Prestigious Lafayette Debates

Freshmen Advance at Prestigious Lafayette Debates

Posted on April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gonzaga University team of freshmen Jenna Bauer, from Des Moines, Iowa, and Paige Spraker, Boise, Idaho, advanced to the elimination rounds of the invitation-only Lafayette Debates – losing to eventual champion Emory University. Spraker was recognized as the No. 4 overall speaker from the field of 64 in the competition.

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Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra Presents Its Season Finale April 28 at The Fox

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra Presents Its Season Finale April 28 at The Fox

Posted on April 15, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2013-14 season with a concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 28 at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.).

Students Learn from Economist Wolfers

Students Learn from Economist Wolfers

Posted on April 14, 2014

Gonzaga University students in Assistant Professor Erica Johnson’s senior econometrics course were delighted to interact with leading economist Justin Wolfers, Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, who delivered a guest lecture April 9 and responded to their questions.

Gonzaga Honors McCarthey Family with Ignatian Spirit Award at Annual Ignatian Gala

Gonzaga Honors McCarthey Family with Ignatian Spirit Award at Annual Ignatian Gala

Posted on April 14, 2014

Gonzaga University honored the McCarthey family with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the seventh annual Ignatian Gala at the McCarthey Athletic Center on April 10 for their transformative support of Gonzaga.

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Accounting Students Help Low-Income Residents Get More than $1 Million in Tax Refunds

Accounting Students Help Low-Income Residents Get More than $1 Million in Tax Refunds

Posted on April 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 80 Gonzaga University accounting students have contributed over 700 hours as certified volunteer tax preparers, resulting in 728 tax returns being filed generating refunds totaling more than $1 Million ($1,061,558). And there’s still one full-service day left on Saturday with more returns to process.

Gonzaga to Reveal University’s Official New Tartan Trademark on Friday, April 11

Gonzaga to Reveal University’s Official New Tartan Trademark on Friday, April 11

Posted on April 9, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh will reveal the University’s official new tartan – a plaid design to be used in various Gonzaga products – at noon Friday, April 11 on the Herak Quad. Gonzaga marketing students developed the tartan as a senior project and sparked interest by hosting a vote this spring on three design options.

Gonzaga Hosts Artificial Intelligence Conference April 26

Gonzaga Hosts Artificial Intelligence Conference April 26

Posted on April 9, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Artificial intelligence researchers from Spokane and as far away as Japan will convene at Gonzaga University on April 26 for the 25th annual Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference. Registration for the event, sponsored by OMRON Global and Next It, is $50 (students with a registered participant register for free).

Gonzaga Presidential Speaker Siddharth Kara Brings Curses of Modern Slavery into Focus

Gonzaga Presidential Speaker Siddharth Kara Brings Curses of Modern Slavery into Focus

Posted on April 8, 2014

Siddharth Kara, author of “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery,” brought the curses of modern slavery into sharp focus on April 1 when he delivered Gonzaga University’s Presidential Speaker Series lecture.

Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference at Gonzaga April 26 Will Draw Students Regionwide

Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference at Gonzaga April 26 Will Draw Students Regionwide

Posted on April 7, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – College students from throughout the region will discuss their original scholarly research including “The Effect of Prayer on Frustration” and “The Evolution of High Performance Spider Silk” at the 12th annual Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference (SIRC) at Gonzaga University on Saturday, April 26.

Engineering Students’ Voice Monitor Project Aims to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Engineering Students’ Voice Monitor Project Aims to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Posted on April 7, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University mechanical engineering student Carlee Quiles wanted to pursue a major that could improve daily life for people. Her Senior Design project, titled “Parkinson’s Voice Monitor – Stage 2,” with the Center for Engineering Design & Entrepreneurship aims to do just that.

School of Engineering & Applied Science Presents ‘Innovention’ Challenge on April 5

School of Engineering & Applied Science Presents ‘Innovention’ Challenge on April 5

Posted on April 2, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science will conduct its first 24-hour challenge “Innovention” this Saturday, April 5 when eight teams of future engineers will compete for a grand prize of $1,000 using skills in public speaking, design, creativity, research, and resourcefulness.

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State Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen Speaks at Gonzaga School of Law Commencement

State Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen Speaks at Gonzaga School of Law Commencement

Posted on April 14, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington state Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, a Gonzaga University School of Law alumna (’77), will be the keynote speaker at the Law School commencement, starting at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 10 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The ceremony kicks off Gonzaga’s three 121st commencement exercises May 10-11.

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Let the Dancing Begin: Follow Zags’ Men & Women in NCAA Tournament

Let the Dancing Begin: Follow Zags’ Men & Women in NCAA Tournament

Posted on March 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University men’s and women’s basketball teams are dancing in the NCAA Tournament once again with the 16th consecutive appearance for the men and the sixth-straight berth for the women. Stay informed about the games and read features about alumni, students and fans of Zag Nation at Tracking the Zags.

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Proud Zags Don and Marilyn Jans Love This Gonzaga Team’s Quality, Teamwork and Smarts

Proud Zags Don and Marilyn Jans Love This Gonzaga Team’s Quality, Teamwork and Smarts

Posted on March 23, 2014

SAN DIEGO – Don Jans, a 1956 graduate of Gonzaga University in electrical engineering, knows a thing or two about quality from his 30-plus years at Westinghouse where he became a top advisor to its president. He picks Gonzaga to beat Arizona today and advance deep in the NCAA Tournament. Teamwork, he says, sets this team apart.

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Gonzaga’s Chamber Singers Perform at St. James Cathedral in Seattle April 5

Gonzaga’s Chamber Singers Perform at St. James Cathedral in Seattle April 5

Posted on April 2, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Schola Cantorum, Gonzaga University’s chamber ensemble, travels to Seattle to sing at St. James Cathedral on Saturday, April 5. The choir will sing at the 5:30 p.m. Vigil Mass and will perform prelude music and a 30-minute post-Mass choral meditation with Lenten character. The Mass and performances are free and open to the public.