SPOKANE, Wash. (Courtesy GoZags.com) — The Gonzaga University women’s basketball team made school history Monday, receiving the program’s highest seed ever when the NCAA announced the pairings for the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs, the No. 6 seed in the Lincoln Region, will face 11th-seeded James Madison University in Sunday’s opening round in College Station, Texas.
This fall, Gonzaga hosts the Opus Prize, one of the world’s top faith-based humanitarian honors, and faculty, staff and students are embracing the opportunities it offers to learn from top entrepreneurial humanitarians.
If “all the world’s a stage,” as Shakespeare wrote, no wonder Father Jack Bentz, S.J. plays his part with such grace. The 1985 Gonzaga alumnus finds being a Jesuit the ideal role – one that combines his love of Jesus and theatre.
M. Shawn Copeland, professor of Catholic systematic theology at Boston College, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 38th annual Flannery Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room.
Peter Kareiva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy and Gonzaga University’s 2013 O’Leary Distinguished Scientist, said an Earth Genome Project, similar to the Human Genome Project, could revitalize the environmental movement.
Innovating to address the challenges of legal education, Gonzaga is the first Northwest law school to offer a two-year Juris Doctor degree. Applications are open for students to begin either its two-year or three-year program.
Few words are more affirming to college graduates, their parents and alma maters than “you’re hired.” Gonzaga’s emphasis on providing internships for students is helping Zag graduates secure jobs.
Sitting out a year in any sport is a challenge. Sitting out while your team reaches No. 1 in the country and earns its first top seed in the NCAA Tournament? Now that is difficult. The time to shine for Gonzaga has arrived for junior Gerard Coleman, a transfer from Providence.
Recognizing Catholic social teaching and responding to calls by Pope Francis and the Society of Jesus, the presidents of Gonzaga University and Gonzaga Prep sign the St. Francis Pledge to Care for Creation and the Poor.