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From New York Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

From New York Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Posted on July 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga University announces three finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize (www.gonzaga.edu/opus-prize): Sister Tesa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.

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Gonzaga Invites Community to Celebrate Global Humanitarian Leaders

Gonzaga Invites Community to Celebrate Global Humanitarian Leaders

Posted on July 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the regional community to join in honoring three of the world’s most deserving unsung humanitarians this fall with the presentation of the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize.

Raising the Bar for Gonzaga Soccer with Dedication of Luger Field

Raising the Bar for Gonzaga Soccer with Dedication of Luger Field

Posted on July 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – On July 10, 2014 as World Cup soccer reached fever pitch, Gonzaga University celebrated the official dedication of Luger Field, a first-class soccer field. The field has been named in honor of the Luger family, a family with a rich history and relationship to the University, whose generosity made possible the complete reconstruction of the playing field and the addition of a practice field.

Alumnus and ‘Nightline’ Producer Chris Murphey Offers Students Tips

Alumnus and ‘Nightline’ Producer Chris Murphey Offers Students Tips

Posted on June 24, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Chris Murphey has come a long way since graduating from Gonzaga University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast studies. A producer for ABC’s “Nightline,” Murphey lives in New York City and visited his alma mater recently while in town for business.

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Career Internships, Hard Work Pay off for May Graduate Brenna Greene

Career Internships, Hard Work Pay off for May Graduate Brenna Greene

Posted on June 12, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Brenna Greene, a May graduate of Gonzaga University, credits hard work, several career internships and top-notch contributions to Gonzaga’s broadcast program and the University’s News Service for preparing her to become the weekend sports anchor and reporter at KRTV in Great Falls, Montana.

Two Dozen Students Begin Gonzaga Law’s New Accelerated J.D. Program

Two Dozen Students Begin Gonzaga Law’s New Accelerated J.D. Program

Posted on June 12, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law’s first cohort in the new Accelerated J.D. Program has begun classes. The 24 students in the program are academically strong, and bring a wealth of professional and personal experience to the demanding 24-month program they began on June 6.

Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., Appointed Rector of Gonzaga’s Jesuit Community

Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., Appointed Rector of Gonzaga’s Jesuit Community

Posted on June 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Father Adolfo Nicolas, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, has appointed Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., as rector of the Gonzaga University Jesuit Community to succeed Fr. Steve Kuder, S.J. later this summer, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced.

Remembering Maya Angelou’s Gonzaga Performance

Remembering Maya Angelou’s Gonzaga Performance

Posted on June 5, 2014

Maya Angelou, a towering figure in American letters and culture who died last week at age 86, spoke at Gonzaga University on Nov. 1, 2000 for the Arnold Lecture. Following is a story in the Winter 2001 issue of Gonzaga Magazine that recounts her stunning performance and includes excerpts from an interview with her.

Gonzaga Alumna Earns Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Gonzaga Alumna Earns Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Posted on June 5, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Erika Helgeson, a 2012 Gonzaga University alumnus and a doctoral student in biostatistics at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.