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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.

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130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 130 Gonzaga University biology students have made a distinctive contribution to biomedical research, discovering six new viruses known as “phages” (mycobacteriophages) and assigning them names such as “GUmbie” and “Spike509.” Their work was published recently in the scientific journal eLife.

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Posted on May 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University mourns the passing of beloved former Gonzaga Law Dean and Professor Smithmoore “Smitty” P. Myers. Dean Myers, who was 101 years old, passed away May 13 in Spokane after a short illness.

Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Andrew Goldman, associate professor of history and chair of the classical civilizations department since 2007, has been named to a three-year term as Gonzaga University’s Alphonse A. and Geraldine F. Arnold Professor of the Humanities, effective immediately. The post was previously held by history Professor Robert Carriker.

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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.

Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 25 at Gonzaga

Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 25 at Gonzaga

Posted on April 22, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the 19th Annual African American Spokane Community Graduation Celebration at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. This event marks the 11th year that Gonzaga has sponsored and hosted the celebration.

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.

Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Posted on April 20, 2015

Three members of Gonzaga University’s Board of Regents, one Trustee and senior Sara Wendland shared with students their best advice recently on “How to Rock the Workforce.”