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New Computing Program Bridges Fields

New Computing Program Bridges Fields

Posted on July 15, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Anyone with a smart phone intuitively understands the trend toward completely interconnected devices that are always available. This shift – termed pervasive or ubiquitous computing – represents a large and increasing share of our world economy, and Gonzaga University has introduced a new degree that blends highly marketable computer science skills with the intellectual breadth of study in the humanities and social and natural sciences.

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.

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

Posted on April 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science will launch its 24-hour challenge “Innovention” competition at noon on Saturday, April 16. Teams of three-to-five-members will compete for a grand prize of $1,000 using skills in design, creativity, presentation, research, and resourcefulness.

New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of ’15

New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of ’15

Posted on March 24, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 92 percent of Gonzaga University graduates who received their bachelor’s degrees with the class of 2015 reported they are either employed (full- or part-time), continuing their education or serving as volunteers or in the military.

Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted on February 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University is the nation’s top-ranked (tie) Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” with 18 undergraduate alumni serving in 15 countries worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 338 alumni with Peace Corps service. Gonzaga shares the top spot this year (for the first time) with the University of Puget Sound.

Moviemaker Grad Shares with Students

Moviemaker Grad Shares with Students

Posted on December 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Bill Pohlad (’78), whose filmmaking and production credits include “12 Years a Slave,” which won the 2013 Academy Award for best picture, and the 2005 Oscar winner “Brokeback Mountain,” returned to alma mater Gonzaga recently to share his experience and wisdom with students.

Alumna Hofland on Diplomatic Frontline

Alumna Hofland on Diplomatic Frontline

Posted on October 26, 2015

KYIV, Ukraine – Gonzaga University alumna Christi Anne Hofland (’05) is leading an experiment in U.S. international relations at the center of a volatile geopolitical drama. As director of the newly opened America House cultural center here, Hofland combines her passions for cultural diplomacy and people-to-people engagement.

Seattle Biomedical Internships Begin

Seattle Biomedical Internships Begin

Posted on October 20, 2015

SEATTLE – Nine highly qualified Gonzaga University students participated in clinical research projects and received mentoring from physicians and other medical professionals this past summer through the launch of the Seattle Summer Biomedical Internship program.

Gonzaga Students Help Paint Mural for ‘Fresh Soul’ Nonprofit Restaurant

Gonzaga Students Help Paint Mural for ‘Fresh Soul’ Nonprofit Restaurant

Posted on September 30, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students in a Gonzaga University art seminar class assisted local artist Ellen Picken in painting a mural last weekend (Sept. 26-27) on the nonprofit restaurant “Fresh Soul” being developed in the East Central neighborhood at 3029 E. Fifth Ave. Art Professor Shalon Parker prepared the 22 students for the job by teaching them the history of mural painting in America.

Multilingual Freshman Courtney Paige Wilson Pursues Passions for Language, Travel

Multilingual Freshman Courtney Paige Wilson Pursues Passions for Language, Travel

Posted on September 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Courtney Paige Wilson has lived all around the world – including five locations in Germany and two in Italy – but calls Gonzaga University home now. A member of the Class of 2019, the largest and most diverse freshman class in the University’s history, Wilson and all undergraduates began classes Tuesday.