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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the regional community to join in honoring three of the world’s most deserving unsung humanitarians this fall with the presentation of the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Norm Leatha, entrepreneur in residence for the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, has been appointed interim director of the Hogan Program. Christopher Stevens, who directed the Hogan Program, has been appointed director of Gonzaga’s MBA Programs.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Recognizing that many people nowadays expect an immediate response to text messages, Gonzaga University seniors Collin Walker and Tyler Doster have developed a new app called Text Secretary that automatically replies to text messages. It’s available at Google Play Store for a free 30-day trial and $1.00 purchase.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will allow Gonzaga University to prepare increasingly more biology, biochemistry and chemistry majors with crucial research skills through authentic laboratory experiences by fully developing and integrating the pilot Linked Experimental System (LES) model into the curriculum.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga senior biology major Alex Murphy is one of eight recipients of the Genetics Society of America Undergraduate Travel Award, which provides financial assistance to allow undergraduates to present their research at GSA conferences.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Joseph Kinsella, assistant academic vice president for Gonzaga University’s Center for Global Engagement, has been invited by Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia to participate in a Fulbright Specialist Project to consult with the sister Jesuit institution involving curricular internationalization.
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.
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.