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Hip-hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students with Discussion of Arts Leadership

Hip-hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students with Discussion of Arts Leadership

Posted on January 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in giddy applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s popular Fishbowl conversation.

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Gonzaga Production of ‘Mr. Burns’ Invited to Kennedy Center Theatre Festival in Denver

Gonzaga Production of ‘Mr. Burns’ Invited to Kennedy Center Theatre Festival in Denver

Posted on January 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University theatre’s production of “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Denver, for the 2017 Region VII event next month. This marks the first time a Gonzaga production has been invited to perform at the festival.

Jundt Art Museum Offers Three Exhibitions

Jundt Art Museum Offers Three Exhibitions

Posted on January 12, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University has organized three special exhibitions for spring semester: “From the Collection: Images about the American West,” “Treasure from the Sahlin Collection,” and “Jody Sahlin: Making Things – ‘Joy’s Soul Lies in the Doing’ (Shakespeare).”

Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Posted on December 12, 2016

Jason Iloreta (’14) nearly joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps before heeding a more personal calling to serve his brother Josh who has cerebral palsy. Together, they are raising awareness of people with diagnosed differences.

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Allie Burgett Realizes Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo Dec. 9

Allie Burgett Realizes Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo Dec. 9

Posted on December 1, 2016

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.

Leadership Students Capture First in International Competition

Leadership Students Capture First in International Competition

Posted on November 29, 2016

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.

Law Grad Catherine Cortez Masto Becomes First Latina in U.S. Senate

Law Grad Catherine Cortez Masto Becomes First Latina in U.S. Senate

Posted on November 15, 2016

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.

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Research Offers Multiple Lessons

Posted on November 15, 2016

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.

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Gonzaga Alumna Mary Fairhurst Elected Chief Justice of State Supreme Court

Posted on November 7, 2016

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Justice Mary Fairhurst, who earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Gonzaga University, was elected the 56th chief justice of the Washington Supreme Court on Nov. 3 by a vote of her peers. Her four-year term starts Jan. 9, 2017. She will succeed Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, also a Gonzaga Law School alumna, and one of the longest-serving chief justices in state history.