AcademicsNews Service RSS

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.

Read more

Courtney Law Joins Gonzaga as Director of GU-UW Regional Health Partnership

Courtney Law Joins Gonzaga as Director of GU-UW Regional Health Partnership

Posted on July 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Courtney Law, Ph.D., as director of the Regional Health Partnership. Law will lead Gonzaga’s efforts within the partnership, an initiative with the University of Washington to expand and enhance medical education and research in the Spokane region.

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.

Article Archive

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.

View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

Posted on May 20, 2016

View the keynote speech delivered by priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J., at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday, May 8.

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.