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Students from Cagli, Italy Arrive Monday for Sister City Cultural Immersion Exchange

Students from Cagli, Italy Arrive Monday for Sister City Cultural Immersion Exchange

Posted on July 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – On Monday, July 25, a group of 10 high school students and their chaperones will arrive in Spokane from Cagli, Italy, in the first official cultural and educational exchange between Cagli and Spokane as Sister Cities. These 10 students were selected from a pool of 140 eligible candidates.

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Courtney Law Joins Gonzaga as Director of GU-UW Regional Health Partnership

Courtney Law Joins Gonzaga as Director of GU-UW Regional Health Partnership

Posted on July 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Courtney Law, Ph.D., as director of the Regional Health Partnership. Law will lead Gonzaga’s efforts within the partnership, an initiative with the University of Washington to expand and enhance medical education and research in the Spokane region.

Gonzaga Trustees Approve Construction of Jesuit Residence and Center for Athletic Achievement

Gonzaga Trustees Approve Construction of Jesuit Residence and Center for Athletic Achievement

Posted on July 19, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a resounding affirmation of the continuing success of its $250 million Gonzaga Will capital campaign, the Gonzaga University Board of Trustees has approved the investment of more than $36.3 million to construct a new Jesuit Residence, a home and spiritual haven for Jesuits, and the Center for Athletic Achievement to support student-athletes.

New Gonzaga Degree Blends Computing with Breadth of Study in Humanities, Sciences

New Gonzaga Degree Blends Computing with Breadth of Study in Humanities, Sciences

Posted on July 15, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Anyone with a smart phone intuitively understands the trend toward completely interconnected devices that are always available. This shift – termed pervasive or ubiquitous computing – represents a large and increasing share of our world economy, and Gonzaga University has introduced a new degree that blends highly marketable computer science skills with the intellectual breadth of study in the humanities and social and natural sciences.

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Gonzaga Included in 2017 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2017 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 1, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017,” the publication announced today. Compiled by Edward Fiske, the former education editor for The New York Times, the publication has served as a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years.

Gonzaga Students Busy Conducting Summer Science Research in Lab, Field

Gonzaga Students Busy Conducting Summer Science Research in Lab, Field

Posted on June 29, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – It may be summer at Gonzaga University, but behind the scenes the campus is abuzz with undergraduate research projects. Sixty-two science students, led by 22 faculty members, are hard at work in labs and in the field gaining hands-on experience producing authentic research on topics ranging from invasive plant species in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests to developing compounds to aid in early cancer detection.

‘Drawn to the Wall VI’ Exhibition to Feature Works of Five Northwest Artists, Opens July 9 at Jundt

‘Drawn to the Wall VI’ Exhibition to Feature Works of Five Northwest Artists, Opens July 9 at Jundt

Posted on June 23, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Drawn to the Wall VI,” an invitational exhibition featuring the drawing installations of well-known Northwest artists on 8-by-11-foot movable walls, will be on display in the Jundt Galleries of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum from July 9 to Aug. 20.

Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Posted on June 22, 2016

SEATTLE – Ensuring a broad cross-section of Washingtonians have the opportunity to participate in upcoming debates, the Washington State Debate Coalition announced today that it will hold debates in Spokane, Redmond, Tacoma, Seattle and Pasco this fall.

Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Posted on June 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Douglas Kempthorne, a Gonzaga University biology major, is gaining hands-on laboratory experience and research skills this summer in an eight-week paid and mentor-led internship through the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Posted on June 2, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,822 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Posted on May 25, 2016

Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Father Frank B. Costello, S.J., one of Gonzaga’s most beloved Jesuits, who passed away early Monday at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 94.

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View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

Posted on May 20, 2016

View the keynote speech delivered by priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J., at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday, May 8.

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Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Dennis Horn

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Dennis Horn

Posted on May 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Dennis Horn, a beloved leader among the University family and dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Horn passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 11.

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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.

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ZAGiving Benefits Area Families with Donations of Zag Students’ Surplus Items

ZAGiving Benefits Area Families with Donations of Zag Students’ Surplus Items

Posted on May 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students, in finals through May 6, must rid themselves of an enormous amount of clutter before summer break. Fortunately, Gonzaga’s Housing and Residence Life is continuing its “ZAGiving” program, which collects the clutter and donates it all to Catholic Charities Spokane Furniture Bank and The Salvation Army.