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Jesuits & Arts Series: Exhibition Featuring Works of Frs. Vachon & Araujo Opens Sept. 26 at Jundt Art Museum

Jesuits & Arts Series: Exhibition Featuring Works of Frs. Vachon & Araujo Opens Sept. 26 at Jundt Art Museum

Posted on August 31, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s “Jesuits and the Arts” series continues with two special exhibitions at the Jundt Art Museum. Opening Sept. 26 in the Jundt and Arcade galleries, respectively are “Vivid in My Mind: The Visionary and Landscape Images of Father Andrew William Vachon, S.J.,” and “Befriending Sacredness: Works by Father Arturo Araujo, S.J.” The exhibitions will continue until Dec. 19.

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Gonzaga Welcomes Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History

Gonzaga Welcomes Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History

Posted on August 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga welcomed the largest entering class in the University’s 128-year history when 1,332 freshmen descended upon campus Aug. 28 for the start of New Student Orientation. The Class of 2019 also is Gonzaga’s most racially diverse in history, and among its all-time brightest. Classes began Sept. 1 for all undergraduates.

Gonzaga Students Present Comedian Kevin Hart Sept. 9 at McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga Students Present Comedian Kevin Hart Sept. 9 at McCarthey Athletic Center

Posted on August 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Student Body Association and the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership will host nationally acclaimed stand-up comedian Kevin Hart’s “What Now?” Tour at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center (801 N. Cincinnati St.).

Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Posted on August 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is pleased to announce that it will host Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace, on Oct. 4. President Sirleaf, the first democratically elected female head of state in Africa, has also graciously agreed to deliver Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture, the first by a visiting head of state, at 7 p.m., in the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Logan Neighborhood Block Party Set for Sept. 2

Logan Neighborhood Block Party Set for Sept. 2

Posted on August 12, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Logan Neighborhood is planning its first-ever block party from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2. From the corner of Standard Street and Sinto Avenue, activities will stretch east for one block and south for one block. People who live, work, learn and worship in Logan are invited to attend.

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Posted on July 29, 2015

After years of thoughtful planning and construction, Gonzaga University’s 167,726-square-foot John J. Hemmingson Center has been completed, and move-in is underway. The official dedication of the facility is set for Oct. 16 during Gonzaga’s second “Zagapalooza” All-Zag Reunion weekend Oct. 15-18.

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.

Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Posted on May 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will once again have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,380 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.