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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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Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Posted on June 27, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Joseph Kinsella, assistant academic vice president for Gonzaga University’s Center for Global Engagement, has been invited by Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia to participate in a Fulbright Specialist Project to consult with the sister Jesuit institution involving curricular internationalization.

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Posted on June 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Ann Murphy has, for the second time in seven years, received a Fulbright grant to teach law in China. Starting in late August, Murphy will reside in China and teach for 10 months at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) Law School.

With Support from Americorps, Gonzaga to Hire Veterans’ Student Coordinator

With Support from Americorps, Gonzaga to Hire Veterans’ Student Coordinator

Posted on June 17, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will hire a full-time veterans’ coordinator to help the University’s growing number of veteran students achieve their educational and personal goals, and to create a veterans student community and culture within the University. The position is supported by a grant from Americorps.

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Gonzaga Alumnus, Hero Sam Grashio Featured in New Film

Gonzaga Alumnus, Hero Sam Grashio Featured in New Film

Posted on May 10, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – The heroism of Spokane native and Gonzaga alumnus Sam Grashio unfolds in a new Public TV documentary “Escape in the Pacific: 1943,” which chronicles the only known successful group escape from a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II. The Gonzaga University Alumni Association and KSPS Public Television presented a special screening of the film including discussion with John D. Lukacs, whose book inspired the documentary, at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29 in Gonzaga’s Cataldo Hall.

Senior Mariel Rodriguez: A Person for Others

Senior Mariel Rodriguez: A Person for Others

Posted on May 5, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University graduating senior Mariel Rodriguez is a triple major, Gates Scholar, and a first-generation college student, but the achievements for her are just beginning. This fall, Rodriguez will attend graduate school at Columbia University to pursue a career path much different than what she had envisioned as a freshman.

Gonzaga Law Students Contributed 17,304 Hours of Volunteer Public Service Work This Year

Gonzaga Law Students Contributed 17,304 Hours of Volunteer Public Service Work This Year

Posted on May 2, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Contributing to the community is a big part of a Gonzaga University School of Law education. In the past 12 months, Gonzaga law students have logged 17,304 hours of volunteer public service work (for which they received no academic credit). Nearly 11,000 of those hours were spent providing law-related services.

Gonzaga Honors McCarthey Family with Ignatian Spirit Award at Annual Ignatian Gala

Gonzaga Honors McCarthey Family with Ignatian Spirit Award at Annual Ignatian Gala

Posted on April 14, 2014

Gonzaga University honored the McCarthey family with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the seventh annual Ignatian Gala at the McCarthey Athletic Center on April 10 for their transformative support of Gonzaga.

Gonzaga Presidential Speaker Siddharth Kara Brings Curses of Modern Slavery into Focus

Gonzaga Presidential Speaker Siddharth Kara Brings Curses of Modern Slavery into Focus

Posted on April 8, 2014

Siddharth Kara, author of “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery,” brought the curses of modern slavery into sharp focus on April 1 when he delivered Gonzaga University’s Presidential Speaker Series lecture.