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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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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.

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Posted on July 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is hosting 25 scholars from throughout the country for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers through July 10. As a result, a distinctive book exhibit tracing political philosophy in the Middle Ages will be available for the public when the Institute concludes.

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Posted on June 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Ann Murphy has, for the second time in seven years, received a Fulbright grant to teach law in China. Starting in late August, Murphy will reside in China and teach for 10 months at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) Law School.

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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.

Boingo Brings Enhanced Connectivity to Kennel, Spokane Arena

Boingo Brings Enhanced Connectivity to Kennel, Spokane Arena

Posted on June 4, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Boingo Wireless announced today it has been chosen as the exclusive cellular Distributed Antenna System partner for both Gonzaga University’s McCarthey Athletic Center and the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The two Spokane venues have the combined capacity to seat nearly 20,000 fans.

Gonzaga Receives $400,000 Grant to Lead Effort to Improve Educational Outcomes in Northeast Spokane

Gonzaga Receives $400,000 Grant to Lead Effort to Improve Educational Outcomes in Northeast Spokane

Posted on May 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University – in partnership with Spokane Public Schools, Communities in Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County, and Washington State University – has received a $400,000 grant to lead the Hillyard Youth Collaborative, a new model designed to catalyze and coordinate community efforts to ensure students complete high school.

Eight Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition in Washington, D.C.

Eight Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition in Washington, D.C.

Posted on May 14, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Fifteen Gonzaga University students were among 1,600 college students from across the nation and abroad who took part in the Collegiate DECA 53rd International Career Development Conference April 23-27 in Washington, D.C.

Celebrating Gonzaga-in-Florence at 50

Celebrating Gonzaga-in-Florence at 50

Posted on May 14, 2014

The University celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence and the “Renaissance within” many that the flagship study abroad program continues to foster.