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Gonzaga to Welcome Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History on Friday

Gonzaga to Welcome Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History on Friday

Posted on August 24, 2015

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

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Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Posted on August 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Insight Into Diversity magazine has selected Julie Beckstead, professor of biology and environmental studies at Gonzaga University, as a recipient of the “100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award” for her work inspiring a new generation of young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Gonzaga Expands Green Efforts: Complimentary Bus Passes to Students, Faculty & Staff

Gonzaga Expands Green Efforts: Complimentary Bus Passes to Students, Faculty & Staff

Posted on August 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of its increasing sustainability efforts and programs to become carbon neutral by mid-century, Gonzaga University will offer complimentary Spokane Transit Authority bus passes to faculty, students and staff. The program starts in mid-September.

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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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.

Scott Snider to Direct Gonzaga Campus Security

Scott Snider to Direct Gonzaga Campus Security

Posted on July 6, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Scott Snider as director of campus security and public safety.

Gonzaga Included in 2016 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2016 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 1, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016,” the publication announced today. Compiled by Edward Fiske, the former education editor for The New York Times, the publication has served as a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years.

Gonzaga Smart Antenna & Radio Lab Provides Insights

Gonzaga Smart Antenna & Radio Lab Provides Insights

Posted on June 30, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Smart Antenna and Radio Laboratory, completed in 2010 thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, is providing one-of-a-kind research opportunities to faculty and students alike in efforts to meet the increasing demand for reliable and secure high-bandwidth wireless communications.

Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Posted on June 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University-affiliated scholars Shann Ray Ferch, Larry C. Spears, Mary McFarland and Michael R. Carey have collaborated as co-editors for the book “Conversations on Servant-Leadership: Insights on Human Courage in Life and Work” (State University of New York Press, 2015).