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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.

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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).

Gonzaga University Mourns Passing of WSU President Elson Floyd

Gonzaga University Mourns Passing of WSU President Elson Floyd

Posted on June 20, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh expressed deep sadness today at the passing of Washington State University President Elson Floyd, describing him as a true champion for higher education in our region and nation.

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Rising Zags Climb Mount Shuksan

Rising Zags Climb Mount Shuksan

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Evan Bunnage and Stephen Lombardi concluded their freshman year at Gonzaga University with a three-day journey up the 9,131-foot Mount Shuksan in the North Cascades National Park located in Whatcom County, Washington. The rising sophomores reached the summit on May 11.

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s debut book of poems, “Balefire,” has been selected as a finalist for the High Plains Book Award in poetry. A distinguished scholar of leadership and forgiveness studies, fiction writer, and poet, Ferch is a professor in Gonzaga’s Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies.

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

Posted on May 18, 2015

Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.