UW School of Medicine, Gonzaga Partnership to Welcome Spokane’s Largest Incoming Class of Medical Students
SPOKANE, Wash. – As students begin the 2016-17 academic year, the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University will welcome the largest-ever entering class of medical students in Spokane. In August 60 first-year medical students will head to dedicated facilities on the GU campus – also a first – to begin their medical training.
Brandy Rippon, an English major from Marcus, Washington, with minors in political science and women’s and gender studies, will receive the William A. Garrigan, S.J., Award as the undergraduate who has achieved the highest cumulative grade-point average.
Kyle Wiltjer, from Portland, Oregon, one of the most prolific scorers in Zags’ basketball history, leaves Gonzaga with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA. The DI-AAA Athletic Directors Association Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year, Wiltjer had a magnificent season in the classroom and on the court.
Sarah Anderson, from Bloomington, Illinois, is the human physiology “Outstanding Senior” for excellent academic performance, community service, and involvement in research or other activities.
Danielle Shyne, who will graduate from Gonzaga Law School at the commencement ceremony May 7, has accomplished much during law school.
Stephanie Clay, from Sammamish, Washington, won the “Human Physiology Major of the Year” award as the outstanding student who demonstrated leadership and esprit de corps, and exemplifies the highest ideals of the department.
TACOMA, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students captured fourth place Friday in the third annual Ethics Bowl, sponsored by Independent Colleges of Washington, at the University of Puget Sound. The winners were announced at an evening reception following a full day of competition.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A new exhibition featuring World War I sheet music is on display in Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library through Sept. 30. “America, Here’s My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music during World War I” is in the Cowles Rare Books Reading Room on the Foley Center’s third floor. The exhibition is free and open to the public.