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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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Kevin Daniels, Mike Powe Deliver Gonzaga’s Pigott Lecture Sept. 18

Kevin Daniels, Mike Powe Deliver Gonzaga’s Pigott Lecture Sept. 18

Posted on August 29, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Kevin Daniels, president of Nitze-Stagen & Co. and Daniels Real Estate, and Mike Powe, senior research manager for the Preservation Green Lab of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will deliver the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Fourth Annual Pigott Entrepreneurship Lecture at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18. The event is titled, “Sustainability, Global Change & Preservation: Rebuilding the Urban Community through Creative Entrepreneurship.”

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.

Gonzaga’s Class of 2018 among Brightest, Most Engaged and Diverse

Gonzaga’s Class of 2018 among Brightest, Most Engaged and Diverse

Posted on August 27, 2014

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.

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Gonzaga Students Learn about ‘Leadership and Hardiness’ Climbing Mount Adams

Gonzaga Students Learn about ‘Leadership and Hardiness’ Climbing Mount Adams

Posted on August 22, 2014

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.

Jundt Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Features Work of David Hayes

Jundt Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Features Work of David Hayes

Posted on August 8, 2014

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.

Gonzaga Hires Jim Simon as Its First Director of Sustainability

Gonzaga Hires Jim Simon as Its First Director of Sustainability

Posted on August 7, 2014

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.

Gonzaga Professor & Students Research Why Yellow-Bellied Marmots Thrive in Urban Setting

Gonzaga Professor & Students Research Why Yellow-Bellied Marmots Thrive in Urban Setting

Posted on August 6, 2014

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.

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.

Work of Chinese Printmaker Zhang Guanghui Opens Aug. 23 at Jundt

Work of Chinese Printmaker Zhang Guanghui Opens Aug. 23 at Jundt

Posted on July 25, 2014

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.

Alumna Kuhn Vies for Miss America

Alumna Kuhn Vies for Miss America

Posted on July 25, 2014

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.

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Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Posted on July 23, 2014

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.

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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 Students Present Gloriana in Concert Sept. 18

Gonzaga Students Present Gloriana in Concert Sept. 18

Posted on August 27, 2014

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.

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Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Posted on July 3, 2014

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.