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Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 22, 2017

Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

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‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

Posted on February 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga philosophy Professor Douglas Kries, and Peter Tormey, editor of the Gonzaga University News Service will collaborate to present “IRELAND: Two Lectures” on March 2 and March 9. Both lectures are free and open to the public and begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a powerful reading and question-and-answer session with acclaimed novelist Tim O’Brien on Feb. 6, the popular Gonzaga University Writers Series continues with a free, public reading from distinguished poet Lorna Dee Cervantes at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room.

Professor Arpin’s Research: Sharing Good News Improves Health

Professor Arpin’s Research: Sharing Good News Improves Health

Posted on February 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – New research from Sarah Arpin, assistant professor of psychology at Gonzaga University, concludes that partners who share good news, and believe their partners are receptive and supportive, sleep better. This is likely correlated to a decrease in loneliness, noted Arpin, who presented her research on military couples and relational health at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention in late January.

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First Person: Scholarships Matter

First Person: Scholarships Matter

Posted on February 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – I would not be able to attend Gonzaga University without the support of donors whose scholarships are allowing me to pursue my passions in a supportive, uplifting and challenging environment.

72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University launches a 72-Hour Giving Challenge on Thursday with a goal of 2,000 donors to the University’s capital campaign. Thanks to the generosity of benefactors, each gift up to $1,500 to the Zag Scholarship Fund from Feb. 9-11 will be matched. The effort culminates Saturday in the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment. Registration is $50 for students and $200 for nonstudents.

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Posted on February 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee told Gonzaga University journalism students on Friday that the increasingly blurred lines between fact and fiction in American public discourse threatens our democracy, underscoring the crucial importance of quality journalism.

Princeton Review Ranks Gonzaga among Nation’s Best-Value Colleges

Princeton Review Ranks Gonzaga among Nation’s Best-Value Colleges

Posted on February 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is among the nation’s best-value universities for students seeking outstanding academics and superb career preparation at an affordable price with generous financial aid, The Princeton Review announced this week.