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Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.

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Gonzaga Students to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with Volunteer Service

Gonzaga Students to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with Volunteer Service

Posted on January 13, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monday, Jan. 18 marks the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day and dozens of Gonzaga University students will honor the late civil rights leader’s legacy by volunteering in Northeast Spokane, working like many Americans to transform the federal holiday into a day of citizen action.

Gonzaga Law Students Present Mock Trial with ‘Star Wars’ Theme Jan. 22

Gonzaga Law Students Present Mock Trial with ‘Star Wars’ Theme Jan. 22

Posted on January 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Luke Skywalker will be held accountable by the Galactic Empire for blowing up the Death Star when students in the Gonzaga University School of Law’s Air and Space Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Association present the mock trial “Star Wars: The Gavel Strikes Back” at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

Lilly Endowment Grant to Encourage High Schoolers to Explore Theology

Lilly Endowment Grant to Encourage High Schoolers to Explore Theology

Posted on December 11, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A $294,415 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will establish the Gonzaga University Theology Institute for High School Youth. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s High School Youth Theology Institutes initiative, which seeks to encourage young people to explore theological traditions, ask questions about the moral dimensions of contemporary issues and examine how their faith calls them to lives of service.

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Through Dance, Students Teach about Spokane River

Through Dance, Students Teach about Spokane River

Posted on November 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior Miranda Heckman has found a way to blend her three academic loves: biology, dance and education. Spokane elementary schoolchildren are now learning about the Spokane River through her creativity and inspiring vision in a choreographed dance presentation titled, “The Dancing River.”

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

Posted on October 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University announced Thursday a $250 million campaign with five major priority areas, the most prominent of which involves increasing scholarship support to students. The other priorities underscore Gonzaga’s commitment to develop leaders prepared to shape their communities and professions for the common good through a focus on academic innovation, global engagement and community-building.

Gonzaga Honors Sen. Patty Murray with Excellence in Early Childhood Award at Young Child Conference

Gonzaga Honors Sen. Patty Murray with Excellence in Early Childhood Award at Young Child Conference

Posted on October 1, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – During the opening session of the Young Child Expo & Conference today (Oct. 1), Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh honored Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., with Gonzaga’s first Excellence in Early Childhood Award for her lifetime of advocacy for young children and their families.

Gonzaga Receives $15,000 EPA Grant to Aid Fire-Torn Okanogan County Residents

Gonzaga Receives $15,000 EPA Grant to Aid Fire-Torn Okanogan County Residents

Posted on September 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following the devastation wrought this summer by the Okanogan Complex of five wildfires, the largest in state history, Gonzaga civil engineering Professor Noel Bormann and his team of students have received a $15,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to help minimize damage from future fires.

Pope Francis Inspires Trustee, Grad

Pope Francis Inspires Trustee, Grad

Posted on September 25, 2015

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WASHINGTON – Gonzaga University Trustee Geraldine “Gerri” Craves and recent Gonzaga graduate John Winslow said they were deeply inspired and grateful to witness Pope Francis’ historic address Thursday to a joint session of Congress – the first address by a reigning pontiff to the legislative body.