SPOKANE, Wash. – Allie Burgett, a Gonzaga University senior from Brewster, Wash., has been chosen by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. For Burgett, who is majoring in political science and criminal justice, it’s a dream come true.
SPOKANE, Washington – A team of four students in Gonzaga University’s Comprehensive Leadership Program won first place and a $1,000 prize in the undergraduate case-study competition of the International Leadership Association Conference in Atlanta. The presentation addressed the need of leadership reform within police structures nationwide.
LAS VEGAS – Catherine Cortez Masto, a 1990 Gonzaga University School of Law alumna and former Nevada attorney general, is the first Latina and first woman from Nevada elected to the U.S. Senate. The Democrat beat Rep. Joe Heck last week to fill the seat of Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic minority leader who is retiring.
For Gonzaga University biology major Eric Gutierrez, worries about being in the path of a typhoon while in Southeast Asia conducting research on exotic beetles last summer turned out to be the least of his problems. Negotiating the language and cultural barriers the night he arrived got his blood rushing the most.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.
FLORENCE, Italy – Gonzaga-in-Florence, Gonzaga University’s flagship study abroad program begun here in 1963, marked the 50th anniversary of the devastating flooding of the Arno River on Nov. 4, 1966, one of the worst in Florence history, with a special exhibition on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Mozilo Center.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighty-six of the top college debate teams in the nation will descend upon the Gonzaga University campus this weekend, Oct. 29-31, to compete in the three-day 2016 Jesuit Debates tournament, known as “The Jesuit.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – With basketball season fast approaching, Zag fans are circling key games on the schedule. One men’s contest sure to draw lots of attention will take place Dec. 7 in the McCarthey Athletic Center when Gonzaga renews its nonconference, in-state rivalry against Washington.
SPOKANE, Wash. – With a renewed focus on providing students with the powerful skills of hands-on research and humanities-based thinking, Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences unveils the Center for Public Humanities, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, and the Digital Humanities Initiative.