SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University will celebrate the community of people who believe in Zags on Gonzaga Day, Saturday, Jan. 31 when its men’s basketball team takes on the University of Memphis in a game broadcast nationally by ESPN2, tipping off at 7 p.m. (PST) from the McCarthey Athletic Center. Earlier that day, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team will be at University of Portland for a 2 p.m. (PST) game.
Gonzaga University School of Law’s Center for Law and Justice and five community partners have formed a collaborative to address the legal needs compromising the health of low-income individuals in the Spokane area.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University has earned three prestigious awards for civic engagement and community service. The Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, the Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Values at Florida State University, and the Corporation for National and Community Service – a federal agency – all honored Gonzaga, and particularly its Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) for exemplary mentoring, service and community engagement programs.
Gonzaga senior Christopher Birmingham, who has focused his studies on developing robots to help the disabled and the elderly, has won an extraordinarily competitive Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom.
SPOKANE, Washington – Ronald Vale, Ph.D., one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for helping to illuminate how the heart beats and how cells transport material internally, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 29th annual O’Leary Lecture titled, “How Scientists Make Discoveries,” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. The public lecture is free.
SPOKANE, Washington – A new class offered by Gonzaga University’s English department introduces students to the many technical aspects of editing and publishing so they can better control their professional destiny.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: A Case Study of Washington’s Educational Funding Responsibilities” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3 in the Gonzaga Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Gonzaga’s schools of Law and Education.
Three classes of Gonzaga University undergraduates had the opportunity this month to ask five Washington State Supreme Court justices anything they wished during an hour-long forum at Gonzaga Law School.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Opus Prize Foundation will honor three exemplary faith-based humanitarians and award one with the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize this Thursday evening, Oct. 16. Two finalists will receive $100,000 each to advance their social change initiatives. The finalists are Sister Teresa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.