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U. Montana Professor Stephen Sprang Delivers O’Leary Lecture March 30

U. Montana Professor Stephen Sprang Delivers O’Leary Lecture March 30

Posted on March 15, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Stephen Sprang, biology professor and director of the Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics at the University of Montana, Missoula, will discuss “Adrenaline: How Pathways of Discovery Converge” at Gonzaga University’s O’Leary Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 30 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Posted on November 15, 2016

For Gonzaga University biology major Eric Gutierrez, worries about being in the path of a typhoon while in Southeast Asia conducting research on exotic beetles last summer turned out to be the least of his problems. Negotiating the language and cultural barriers the night he arrived got his blood rushing the most.

Gonzaga Introduces Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, Led by Professor Watson

Gonzaga Introduces Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, Led by Professor Watson

Posted on September 27, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences introduces the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, directed by Jeff Watson, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry.

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.

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2016 Grad Profiles: Brett Konzek

2016 Grad Profiles: Brett Konzek

Posted on April 24, 2016

Brett Konzek, a double major in biology and environmental studies from Kennewick, Washington, is a pied piper of sorts with a huge heart.

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Posted on April 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sarika Ann Khanwilkar is combining her bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University with a desire to make a difference in the world. After conducting conservation research in North America, South America and Asia, the 23-year-old founded the nonprofit organization Wild Tiger a year ago to help save India’s Bengal Tigers.

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Posted on April 3, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Undergraduate and graduate students from Gonzaga University and throughout the region will present their original, faculty-advised scholarly research at the annual Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference at Whitworth University on Saturday, April 23. The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 9 a.m.-4:4

National Science Medal Winner Speaks

National Science Medal Winner Speaks

Posted on March 14, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – National Medal of Science winner May Berenbaum, an expert on insects and declining bee colonies, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 30th annual O’Leary Lecture, “Apis-Pocalypse Now: Can Science Save the Honey Bee?” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.

UW, GU Partner in Medical Education

UW, GU Partner in Medical Education

Posted on February 24, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. — The University of Washington and Gonzaga University have signed an agreement to continue, enhance and expand medical education and research in Spokane. The agreement makes Gonzaga a partner in the University of Washington’s regional, community-based medical education program and sets in motion plans to advance health related research, entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary health sciences teaching in Spokane.