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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.

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Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Posted on May 18, 2015

Members of Gonzaga’s Class of 2015 began and ended their student experience with wisdom from Father Greg Boyle, S.J., a Gonzaga alumnus who founded the Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program.

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a ceremony traced to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, 29 Gonzaga University graduates received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing pins May 9 at St. Aloysius Church. The pinning ceremony represents a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into their profession.

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University continues its summer “Close In” series featuring the work of regional artists Marilyn Lysohir, from Moscow, Idaho, and Shani Marchant, Spokane. The exhibition, “Close In: Marilyn Lysohir and Shani Marchant: Between Two Worlds,” organized by Curator of Education Karen Kaiser, opens May 30 and continues through Sept. 12.

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Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Oct. 1-2

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Oct. 1-2

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – One of the East Coast’s most respected and popular conferences focusing on educational and health issues for children from newborn to age 6 is launching its Western debut this fall. The Young Child Expo & Conference 2015 is confirmed for Spokane Oct. 1-2 at the new Grand Hotel Spokane. Gonzaga University is proud to serve as the host institution and present the event with Los Niños Services of New York City.

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Posted on April 27, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scott Maw, executive vice-president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Coffee Company, will discuss “What is the Role and Responsibility of a For-Profit Public Company?” at Gonzaga University’s 6th annual Aram Lecture on Business Ethics at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The free lecture follows a 5:30 p.m. reception.

Gonzaga Poet, Professor Tod Marshall to Receive Humanities Washington Award

Gonzaga Poet, Professor Tod Marshall to Receive Humanities Washington Award

Posted on April 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Humanities Washington will honor poet and Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall with the 2015 Humanities Washington Award at the Bedtime Stories fundraiser Oct. 23 at the Spokane Club. The reception will begin at 6 p.m.

Gonzaga Wins Ethics Bowl Competition

Gonzaga Wins Ethics Bowl Competition

Posted on April 20, 2015

A team of Gonzaga University students captured first place in the second annual Ethics Bowl, sponsored by the Independent Colleges of Washington. The competition included teams from the ICW’s 10 member colleges and universities.

Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Posted on April 14, 2015

Father Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of the nation’s largest gang intervention program, will be the keynote speaker at Gonzaga’s undergraduate ceremony May 10 – one of Gonzaga’s three 122nd commencement exercises May 9-10.