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50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

Posted on July 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 300 Spokane-area immigrant and refugee learners from preschool through age 80 representing over 50 countries and speaking more than 40 languages are taking part in Gonzaga University’s 19th annual Summer Language Program on campus.

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Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Posted on June 21, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel – Ten Gonzaga University students have just concluded four weeks of travel throughout Israel and the Palestinian territories studying religion and journalism led by faculty members Elizabeth Goldstein, associate professor of religious studies, and Tracy Simmons, journalism lecturer.

Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Posted on May 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Aizley Hansen, a Gonzaga University rising senior from Vancouver, Washington, who is earning a double major in international relations and political science, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania.

First Annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium May 31 in Florence, Italy

First Annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium May 31 in Florence, Italy

Posted on May 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The first annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 31 at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights in Florence, Italy. The daylong program is titled, “Human Rights in Anxious Times.”

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Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Posted on March 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As Gonzaga University enters its first Final Four appearance on Saturday following a magical 36-1 season and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament – its 19th consecutive Big Dance – key institutional numbers underscore how Gonzaga has leveraged basketball success to support its academic mission.

Canada’s Dustin Triano Enjoys Role Helping Zags Win

Canada’s Dustin Triano Enjoys Role Helping Zags Win

Posted on March 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. — Dustin Triano came to Gonzaga University for one simple reason: He wanted to be part of something bigger than himself.

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The anxieties Przemek Karnowski was feeling five years ago when he arrived in the United States to begin his college career at Gonzaga University had nothing to do with basketball.

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

Posted on October 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – After an odyssey from the slums of Chennai, India, Manojprabhakaran Thirupal is thriving in his second semester in Gonzaga University’s master of organizational leadership program. Filled with faith and hope, he aims to create a nonprofit organization to help oppressed people worldwide.

‘Roman Myth and Mythmaking’ Exhibition Opens Sept. 17 at Jundt Art Museum

‘Roman Myth and Mythmaking’ Exhibition Opens Sept. 17 at Jundt Art Museum

Posted on August 29, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Roman Myth and Mythmaking,” a special, temporary exhibition examining how the ancient Romans constructed and spread their religious and cultural beliefs as seen through mostly small-scale objects they created and used on a daily basis will be on display in the Jundt Galleries of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum from Sept. 17 to Dec. 17.