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Book Co-Edited by Gonzaga’s Fernando Ortiz a Finalist for Catholic Publishing Award

Book Co-Edited by Gonzaga’s Fernando Ortiz a Finalist for Catholic Publishing Award

Posted on April 26, 2016

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.

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Zags Place Fourth at ICW Ethics Bowl

Zags Place Fourth at ICW Ethics Bowl

Posted on April 21, 2016

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.

Kenneth Anderson Named Dean of Gonzaga School of Business Administration

Kenneth Anderson Named Dean of Gonzaga School of Business Administration

Posted on April 19, 2016

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.

Jesuit Priest, Journalist & Author Fr. James Martin to Speak at Gonzaga’s 123rd Commencement May 8

Jesuit Priest, Journalist & Author Fr. James Martin to Speak at Gonzaga’s 123rd Commencement May 8

Posted on April 13, 2016

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.

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Gonzaga Professor, Poet Tod Marshall to Discuss ‘Beyond Golden Birds’ April 26

Gonzaga Professor, Poet Tod Marshall to Discuss ‘Beyond Golden Birds’ April 26

Posted on April 11, 2016

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.

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series April 19 Features Meagan Ciesla, ‘Gonzaga Writes!’

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series April 19 Features Meagan Ciesla, ‘Gonzaga Writes!’

Posted on April 11, 2016

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.

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

Posted on April 7, 2016

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.

Math Professor Vesta Coufal Earns Prestigious Teaching Award

Math Professor Vesta Coufal Earns Prestigious Teaching Award

Posted on March 30, 2016

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.

Professor Silvestri Explores How Social Media Has Transformed Soldiers’ Experiences of War

Professor Silvestri Explores How Social Media Has Transformed Soldiers’ Experiences of War

Posted on March 23, 2016

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).