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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.

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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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Gonzaga ‘Law & Order’ Team Finishes Third in Bloomsday Corporate Cup

Gonzaga ‘Law & Order’ Team Finishes Third in Bloomsday Corporate Cup

Posted on May 13, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s “Law & Order” team – comprised of Shannon Overbay, Vesta Coufal, Lisa Bradley, Jackie Van Allen and Maria Bertagnolli – captured third place in the women’s division of the Bloomsday Corporate Cup Competition on May 1. The team has been together the past six Bloomsday races, winning the women’s division from 2011-2013, and placing third overall the last three years.

Student Team Honored for Work to Enhance Fire-Resistant Home Construction

Student Team Honored for Work to Enhance Fire-Resistant Home Construction

Posted on May 12, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students won the Vitruvius Award from Eric Corey Freed, founder of the firm organicARCHITECT, at the recent USA Science & Engineering Festival for developing an approach to home construction near wilderness areas that could better protect homes from fires.

Film with Gonzaga Connections Selected for International Festival

Film with Gonzaga Connections Selected for International Festival

Posted on May 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A film directed by Charles M. Pepiton, Gonzaga University assistant professor of acting & directing, and with costumes designed by Leslie Stamoolis, Gonzaga assistant professor of costume design, is an official selection for the Art Video International Film Festival (AVIFF) in Cannes, France.

Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Posted on May 5, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators has awarded Gonzaga University the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Academic Partnership for its work on the Hillyard Youth Collaborative in Northeast Spokane. The initiative is led by John Traynor, associate professor of teacher education, and Bailley Wootton, assistant director for youth programs in the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning.

Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Posted on May 3, 2016

A glimpse of some of the many outstanding students who graduated during Gonzaga University’s 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.