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2017 Zag Grads: Amanda Martin

2017 Zag Grads: Amanda Martin

Posted on May 1, 2017

Amanda Martin, from Battle Ground, Washington, will receive the Senior Award at commencement for the highest senior-year GPA. A biology major, she will apply to the University of Washington School of Pharmacy for admission in fall 2018.

Biochemistry Major Chad Hicks Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Internship

Biochemistry Major Chad Hicks Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Internship

Posted on May 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University biochemistry major Chad Hicks, a gifted science scholar, will take a step toward his goal of becoming a research professor through a prestigious internship this summer at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program.

Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Posted on April 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Business Administration students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.

Gonzaga Presents Annual Spring Dance Concert April 27-29 at Magnuson Theatre

Gonzaga Presents Annual Spring Dance Concert April 27-29 at Magnuson Theatre

Posted on April 20, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Theatre & Dance presents its 16th annual Spring Dance Concert, featuring a variety of styles performed by Gonzaga dance students at 7:30 p.m. on April 27, 28 and 29, and a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee April 29. All performances will be in the Magnuson Theatre, located in College Hall.

Poet, Novelist & Filmmaker Sherman Alexie to Speak at 124th Commencement May 14

Poet, Novelist & Filmmaker Sherman Alexie to Speak at 124th Commencement May 14

Posted on April 19, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sherman Alexie, pre-eminent poet, novelist, and filmmaker of contemporary Native American reservation life, will deliver the keynote address at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 14 in the Spokane Arena. The ceremony is among Gonzaga’s three 124th commencement exercises May 13-14.

Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 19, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the years, Jeanie and Fritz Wolff have served Gonzaga University and the Spokane community with a love and generosity that has left an indelible mark. From numerous leadership roles to transformational gifts, the Wolffs have demonstrated a lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education. For this, Gonzaga honored the Wolffs as the 2017 recipients of the Ignatian Spirit Award, conferred at the 10th annual Ignatian Gala on April 6.

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

Posted on April 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lisa Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, a two-year, $100,000 grant for her humanities-based research initiative “Telling War.”

President Obama Adviser Christina Romer Speaks at 25th Economics Symposium April 18

President Obama Adviser Christina Romer Speaks at 25th Economics Symposium April 18

Posted on April 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Christina Romer, the Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss “In the Wake of Disaster: The Great Recession in Historical Perspective” as Gonzaga University’s Visiting James R. Jundt Professor of Economics at the 25th Economics Symposium and Luncheon at McCarthey Athletic Center from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 18.

Gonzaga to Welcome Zags Home with Rally Wednesday

Gonzaga to Welcome Zags Home with Rally Wednesday

Posted on April 4, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Wear your Zags swag and join the Spokane community as we welcome back the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team with a Homecoming Rally on the Foley Center lawn starting at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5.

Athletics Directors Association Recognizes Williams-Goss, Karnowski as Scholar Athletes

Athletics Directors Association Recognizes Williams-Goss, Karnowski as Scholar Athletes

Posted on April 4, 2017

CLEVELAND – Nigel Williams-Goss was named the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year, while Przemek Karnowski was selected to the Men’s Scholar Athlete Team. The 10 winners of the 15th Annual awards presented by ARMS Software on Tuesday.