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Gonzaga Students Learn about ‘Leadership and Hardiness’ Climbing Mount Adams

Gonzaga Students Learn about ‘Leadership and Hardiness’ Climbing Mount Adams

Posted on August 22, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Eleven students in a Gonzaga University graduate program learned firsthand about “Leadership and Hardiness” – the title of the course – during their four-day journey climbing the 12,776-foot Mount Adams – the second highest peak in Washington state and the third highest in the Cascade Range.

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Gonzaga Professor & Students Research Why Yellow-Bellied Marmots Thrive in Urban Setting

Gonzaga Professor & Students Research Why Yellow-Bellied Marmots Thrive in Urban Setting

Posted on August 6, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Elizabeth Addis, assistant professor of biology at Gonzaga University, and three senior biology majors are spending this summer researching why the local population of yellow-bellied marmots – those gregarious, burrowing rodents ubiquitous near the Spokane River – are not only surviving but thriving in the urban areas of Spokane.

Alumna Kuhn Vies for Miss America

Alumna Kuhn Vies for Miss America

Posted on July 25, 2014

Lauren Kuhn was already bracing for a busy fall as a Harvard Dental School student. Now, after being crowned Miss Massachusetts, the Gonzaga alumna will compete for the title of Miss America in September.

Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Posted on July 23, 2014

After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga announces finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize: Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, Queens, N.Y.; Gollapalli Israel, Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, Bangkok.

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First-Generation College-Bound Students Conduct Research at Gonzaga

First-Generation College-Bound Students Conduct Research at Gonzaga

Posted on July 22, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is hosting five first-generation college-bound high school seniors as interns for four weeks through the University’s “Science in Summer!” science outreach program. Working closely with Gonzaga faculty and students, these interns are gaining valuable research skills through hands-on experience.

Students Publish New Text-Reply App

Students Publish New Text-Reply App

Posted on July 3, 2014

Recognizing that many people expect an immediate response to text messages, Gonzaga seniors Collin Walker and Tyler Doster developed and are marketing a new app called Text Secretary that automatically replies to text messages.

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Gonzaga Exhibit Traces Faith Traditions of Political Philosophy

Posted on July 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is hosting 25 scholars from throughout the country for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers through July 10. As a result, a distinctive book exhibit tracing political philosophy in the Middle Ages will be available for the public when the Institute concludes.

Keck Grant Advances Students’ Skills

Keck Grant Advances Students’ Skills

Posted on July 1, 2014

A $250,000 grant from the Keck Foundation will prepare more Gonzaga science majors with crucial research laboratory skills.

Gilman Scholarship Benefits Gonzaga Students in Africa This Summer

Gilman Scholarship Benefits Gonzaga Students in Africa This Summer

Posted on June 25, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students Liliana Ramos and Jonathan Manning, who are studying in Africa this summer, have been selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for study abroad costs.