SPOKANE, Wash. – It may be summer at Gonzaga University, but behind the scenes the campus is abuzz with undergraduate research projects. Sixty-two science students, led by 22 faculty members, are hard at work in labs and in the field gaining hands-on experience producing authentic research on topics ranging from invasive plant species in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests to developing compounds to aid in early cancer detection.
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.
Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Father Frank B. Costello, S.J., one of Gonzaga’s most beloved Jesuits, who passed away early Monday at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 94.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Association of Catholic Publishers has named “To Be One in Christ: Intercultural Formation and Ministry,” Liturgical Press, edited by Fernando Ortiz, Gonzaga University’s director of counseling, and Father Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., director of counseling at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, its 2016 “Book of the Year.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s “Law & Order” team – comprised of Shannon Overbay, Vesta Coufal, Lisa Bradley, Jackie Van Allen and Maria Bertagnolli – captured third place in the women’s division of the Bloomsday Corporate Cup Competition on May 1. The team has been together the past six Bloomsday races, winning the women’s division from 2011-2013, and placing third overall the last three years.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students won the Vitruvius Award from Eric Corey Freed, founder of the firm organicARCHITECT, at the recent USA Science & Engineering Festival for developing an approach to home construction near wilderness areas that could better protect homes from fires.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A film directed by Charles M. Pepiton, Gonzaga University assistant professor of acting & directing, and with costumes designed by Leslie Stamoolis, Gonzaga assistant professor of costume design, is an official selection for the Art Video International Film Festival (AVIFF) in Cannes, France.
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.