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First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

Posted on May 18, 2015

Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.

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Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Posted on May 18, 2015

Members of Gonzaga’s Class of 2015 began and ended their student experience with wisdom from Father Greg Boyle, S.J., a Gonzaga alumnus who founded the Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program.

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a ceremony traced to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, 29 Gonzaga University graduates received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing pins May 9 at St. Aloysius Church. The pinning ceremony represents a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into their profession.

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Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Posted on May 7, 2015

When the 19 students and three faculty members from Gonzaga University departed May 11 for Zambia, they brought with them some keys to social change: 75 handmade feminine hygiene kits.

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Posted on May 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Alumni Association, continuing its 37-year tradition, has awarded 43 Gonzaga students with a total of $140,000 in scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. The scholarship recipients are the children, grandchildren or siblings of Gonzaga alumni.

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Four Gonzaga University senior computer science majors, in conjunction with campus sustainability initiatives, have developed a new free app for Apple’s iPhone that offers a better and more sustainable way for the Gonzaga community to buy, sell and recycle textbooks, household goods and other items.

Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Andrew Goldman, associate professor of history and chair of the classical civilizations department since 2007, has been named to a three-year term as Gonzaga University’s Alphonse A. and Geraldine F. Arnold Professor of the Humanities, effective immediately. The post was previously held by history Professor Robert Carriker.

Gonzaga Names English Professor, Poet Tod Marshall the Powers Chair of the Humanities

Gonzaga Names English Professor, Poet Tod Marshall the Powers Chair of the Humanities

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall has been named the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers Professor Chair of the Humanities at Gonzaga for a two-year term effective immediately. The chair was previously held by philosophy Professor Wayne Pomerleau.