SPOKANE, Wash. – “To Be One in Christ: Intercultural Formation and Ministry,” edited by Fernando Ortiz, director of counseling at Gonzaga University, and Father Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., director of counseling at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, is a finalist for the Association of Catholic Publishers’ “2016 Excellence in Publishing” awards.
TACOMA, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students captured fourth place Friday in the third annual Ethics Bowl, sponsored by Independent Colleges of Washington, at the University of Puget Sound. The winners were announced at an evening reception following a full day of competition.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Kenneth S. Anderson, Ph.D., today was named dean of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration, Academic Vice President Patricia O’Connell Killen announced. Anderson, interim dean of the school since Jan. 1, 2014, succeeds Clarence H. “Bud” Barnes, now a professor of economics and dean emeritus.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Jesuit priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J. will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 8 in the Spokane Arena. The ceremony is among Gonzaga’s three 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University English Professor and Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will discuss, “Beyond Golden Birds” Tuesday, April 26 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The lecture and annual luncheon of the Greater Gonzaga Guild begins at 11:45 a.m., following an 11:15 a.m. social.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The 2015-16 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series concludes with the April 19 presentation titled, “Gonzaga Writes!” that features Meagan Ciesla and the winners of the Michael and Gail Gurian Award for Gonzaga student writers.
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Pacific Northwest Region of the Mathematical Association of America will present Vesta Coufal, associate professor of mathematics at Gonzaga University, with its 2016 Award for Distinguished College or University Mathematics Teaching at its annual meeting Saturday, April 2 in Corvallis, Oregon.
SPOKANE, Wash. – As social media has grown to become a ubiquitous part of contemporary American culture, scholars are studying its capacities for both good and ill. Lisa Ellen Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, explores how Facebook and YouTube have transformed soldiers’ experiences at the frontlines of war in her book, “Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone” (2015, University Press of Kansas).