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Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Posted on November 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies joins sister organizations advocating for peace and good will to host the Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action on Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m. in Jepson Center, E. 330 Desmet Ave.

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NEH Chair Adams: Humanities Can Help Veterans

NEH Chair Adams: Humanities Can Help Veterans

Posted on November 15, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, told a packed crowd in Cataldo Hall on Monday night how the study of the humanities helped him make sense of his experience as a veteran of the Vietnam War and how it can help other veterans.

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Posted on November 15, 2016

For Gonzaga University biology major Eric Gutierrez, worries about being in the path of a typhoon while in Southeast Asia conducting research on exotic beetles last summer turned out to be the least of his problems. Negotiating the language and cultural barriers the night he arrived got his blood rushing the most.

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Posted on November 7, 2016

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Justice Mary Fairhurst, who earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Gonzaga University, was elected the 56th chief justice of the Washington Supreme Court on Nov. 3 by a vote of her peers. Her four-year term starts Jan. 9, 2017. She will succeed Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, also a Gonzaga Law School alumna, and one of the longest-serving chief justices in state history.

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NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

Posted on October 31, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.

Florence Exhibition Marks 1966 Flood

Florence Exhibition Marks 1966 Flood

Posted on October 28, 2016

FLORENCE, Italy – Gonzaga-in-Florence, Gonzaga University’s flagship study abroad program begun here in 1963, marked the 50th anniversary of the devastating flooding of the Arno River on Nov. 4, 1966, one of the worst in Florence history, with a special exhibition on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Mozilo Center.

Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Posted on October 27, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighty-six of the top college debate teams in the nation will descend upon the Gonzaga University campus this weekend, Oct. 29-31, to compete in the three-day 2016 Jesuit Debates tournament, known as “The Jesuit.”

Fresh Focus on Humanities, Research

Fresh Focus on Humanities, Research

Posted on October 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – With a renewed focus on providing students with the powerful skills of hands-on research and humanities-based thinking, Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences unveils the Center for Public Humanities, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, and the Digital Humanities Initiative.

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

Posted on October 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – After an odyssey from the slums of Chennai, India, Manojprabhakaran Thirupal is thriving in his second semester in Gonzaga University’s master of organizational leadership program. Filled with faith and hope, he aims to create a nonprofit organization to help oppressed people worldwide.