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Gonzaga Welcomes Best Academic Class Ever

Gonzaga Welcomes Best Academic Class Ever

Posted on August 26, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The 1,280 freshmen Gonzaga University welcomed to campus today represent the best academic class in Gonzaga’s 129-year history. The Class of 2020 also is Gonzaga’s second largest and second most diverse with 25.2 percent students of color. The freshmen move in to their residence halls today and begin New Student Orientation.

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Gonzaga Prepares to Begin Construction on Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center

Gonzaga Prepares to Begin Construction on Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center

Posted on August 24, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University intends to break ground in spring 2017 on the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center, a transformative $30 million facility made possible by an extraordinary $55 million gift from the late Miss Myrtle Woldson – the largest gift in University history. Construction awaits final approval from Gonzaga’s Board of Trustees anticipated later this year.

Helping Students Find Flourishing Careers a Gonzaga Priority

Helping Students Find Flourishing Careers a Gonzaga Priority

Posted on August 10, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ray Angle, the leader in Gonzaga University’s redoubled efforts to ensure students identify career paths while in school and succeed after graduation, cites St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, in summarizing the multiple initiatives to achieve those goals.

Caleb Dawson: Inspired to Lead

Caleb Dawson: Inspired to Lead

Posted on July 25, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. — It was difficult to imagine how Gonzaga University scholar and student leader Caleb Dawson’s life could be more hectic. Then the double major in sociology and economics with a minor in women’s and gender studies – among a dizzying array of other activities – was elected president of the Gonzaga Student Body Association last spring.

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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.

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.