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Gonzaga Becomes a Certified ‘Bee Campus USA’

Gonzaga Becomes a Certified ‘Bee Campus USA’

Posted on May 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – With two bee apiaries at the Hemmingson Center Roof Garden and one at Bozarth Mansion, Gonzaga University has become the 25th educational institution in the nation – and first in the state of Washington – to be a certified affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program.

Biochemistry Major Chad Hicks Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Internship

Biochemistry Major Chad Hicks Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Internship

Posted on May 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University biochemistry major Chad Hicks, a gifted science scholar, will take a step toward his goal of becoming a research professor through a prestigious internship this summer at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program.

2017 Zag Grads: Bethany Beekly

2017 Zag Grads: Bethany Beekly

Posted on May 1, 2017

Music and science scholar Bethany Beekly will pursue her dream of teaching at a university through her studies at the University of Michigan’s neuroscience doctorate program this fall.

2017 Zag Grads: McKayla Ferris

2017 Zag Grads: McKayla Ferris

Posted on May 1, 2017

McKayla Ferris, a classical civilization major from Chandler, Arizona, is the Fredric Schlatter, S.J. Classical Civilizations Book Award winner for her commitment to learning and high level of academic achievement – reflecting the dedication of Jesuit scholars in teaching Latin, Greek and classical culture.

Student Veronica Ochoa Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Student Veronica Ochoa Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Posted on April 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University junior Veronica Ochoa is one of 273 students nationwide named as 2017 Newman Civic Fellows by Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education.

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Posted on April 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.

Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 19, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the years, Jeanie and Fritz Wolff have served Gonzaga University and the Spokane community with a love and generosity that has left an indelible mark. From numerous leadership roles to transformational gifts, the Wolffs have demonstrated a lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education. For this, Gonzaga honored the Wolffs as the 2017 recipients of the Ignatian Spirit Award, conferred at the 10th annual Ignatian Gala on April 6.

Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 22 at Gonzaga

Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 22 at Gonzaga

Posted on April 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh will deliver the official welcome to the 21st African American Spokane Community Graduation Celebration at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 22 in Gonzaga’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom. This marks the 12th year Gonzaga has sponsored and hosted the celebration.

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

Posted on April 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lisa Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, a two-year, $100,000 grant for her humanities-based research initiative “Telling War.”

Gonzaga to Welcome Zags Home with Rally Wednesday

Gonzaga to Welcome Zags Home with Rally Wednesday

Posted on April 4, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Wear your Zags swag and join the Spokane community as we welcome back the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team with a Homecoming Rally on the Foley Center lawn starting at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5.