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Book Co-Edited by Gonzaga’s Fernando Ortiz a Finalist for Catholic Publishing Award

Book Co-Edited by Gonzaga’s Fernando Ortiz a Finalist for Catholic Publishing Award

Posted on April 26, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – “To Be One in Christ: Intercultural Formation and Ministry,” edited by Fernando Ortiz, director of counseling at Gonzaga University, and Father Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., director of counseling at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, is a finalist for the Association of Catholic Publishers’ “2016 Excellence in Publishing” awards.

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Gonzaga Marketing & Communications Wins Blaze Award for ‘Unfold’ Brand Campaign

Gonzaga Marketing & Communications Wins Blaze Award for ‘Unfold’ Brand Campaign

Posted on April 26, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s marketing and communications team won three awards, including one of two “best of show” awards, for its “Unfold” brand advertising campaign at the Spokane Regional MarCom Association’s Spark Awards on April 21.

Zags Place Fourth at ICW Ethics Bowl

Zags Place Fourth at ICW Ethics Bowl

Posted on April 21, 2016

TACOMA, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students captured fourth place Friday in the third annual Ethics Bowl, sponsored by Independent Colleges of Washington, at the University of Puget Sound. The winners were announced at an evening reception following a full day of competition.

Gonzaga Opens World War I Sheet Music Exhibition

Gonzaga Opens World War I Sheet Music Exhibition

Posted on April 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A new exhibition featuring World War I sheet music is on display in Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library through Sept. 30. “America, Here’s My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music during World War I” is in the Cowles Rare Books Reading Room on the Foley Center’s third floor. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Kenneth Anderson Named Dean of Gonzaga School of Business Administration

Kenneth Anderson Named Dean of Gonzaga School of Business Administration

Posted on April 19, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Kenneth S. Anderson, Ph.D., today was named dean of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration, Academic Vice President Patricia O’Connell Killen announced. Anderson, interim dean of the school since Jan. 1, 2014, succeeds Clarence H. “Bud” Barnes, now a professor of economics and dean emeritus.

Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Posted on April 19, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the third year in a row, Gonzaga University accounting students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.

Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Posted on April 18, 2016

By Taylor Hornney Class of 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University sophomore Madison Rose knows all about adversity. In many ways, her struggles with multiple learning disabilities have formed who she is today: a national award-winning advocate for the learning disabled who aspires to someday become the U.S. Secretary of Education. The special education major […]

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Posted on April 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sarika Ann Khanwilkar is combining her bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University with a desire to make a difference in the world. After conducting conservation research in North America, South America and Asia, the 23-year-old founded the nonprofit organization Wild Tiger a year ago to help save India’s Bengal Tigers.

Supporters Contribute $155,972 Toward Academic Innovation on Zags Give Day

Supporters Contribute $155,972 Toward Academic Innovation on Zags Give Day

Posted on April 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University supporters responded to the challenge on Zags Give Day, March 15, raising a total of $155,972 – including matching gifts – during the third annual 24-hour fundraising drive to support academic innovation.

Gonzaga Honors Gerri and Bob Craves with Ignatian Spirit Award

Gonzaga Honors Gerri and Bob Craves with Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 15, 2016

Gonzaga University honored Geraldine “Gerri” and Bob Craves with its Ignatian Spirit Award on Thursday, April 14 at the ninth annual Ignatian Gala at the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Craves were recognized for their leadership and lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education.

Jesuit Priest, Journalist & Author Fr. James Martin to Speak at Gonzaga’s 123rd Commencement May 8

Jesuit Priest, Journalist & Author Fr. James Martin to Speak at Gonzaga’s 123rd Commencement May 8

Posted on April 13, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Jesuit priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J. will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 8 in the Spokane Arena. The ceremony is among Gonzaga’s three 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.

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Gonzaga Presents Faculty Neighborhood Cafes April 23

Gonzaga Presents Faculty Neighborhood Cafes April 23

Posted on April 12, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University faculty Adam Fritsch, Tony Osborne, Sean Swan and Al Miranne will present one-hour “neighborhood cafe” lectures on contemporary topics on Saturday, April 23 in the John J. Hemmingson Center on campus. These events, free and open to the public, are opportunities to share ideas, dialogue and visit the new Hemmingson Center. Lectures are held in two sessions, starting at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.

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Gonzaga Alumnus Samuel Crosby Earns Prestigious National Award for Exemplary CPA Exam Performance

Gonzaga Alumnus Samuel Crosby Earns Prestigious National Award for Exemplary CPA Exam Performance

Posted on April 13, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has named Samuel Crosby, a 2015 graduate of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program, a winner of the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award for exemplary performance on the Uniform CPA Examination.

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Jundt Art Museum Exhibits Wall-Size Mural By American Artist Hilaire Hiler

Jundt Art Museum Exhibits Wall-Size Mural By American Artist Hilaire Hiler

Posted on April 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University has recently placed on display a wall-sized mural, featuring a colorful jungle scene, by American artist Hilaire Hiler. The mural is on loan from The Northwest Gallery, Thomas Gianetto, Daniel Nicodemo, and Donald Merrill in memory of Kody Merrill and Robert Joseph Merlo II. The mural will remain on display on a wall opposite the museum’s Chancellor’s Room through the end of 2016.