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Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Posted on December 15, 2014

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.

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Birmingham Wins Marshall Scholarship

Birmingham Wins Marshall Scholarship

Posted on December 2, 2014

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.

At 20, CCASL Eyes Future Impact

At 20, CCASL Eyes Future Impact

Posted on November 17, 2014

Celebrating 20 years of providing Gonzaga students with formative service experiences while partnering to address critical community needs, the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning eyes greater future impact.

UCSF Professor Ronald D. Vale to Deliver Gonzaga’s Annual O’Leary Lecture Nov. 17

UCSF Professor Ronald D. Vale to Deliver Gonzaga’s Annual O’Leary Lecture Nov. 17

Posted on November 6, 2014

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.

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Law Professor, Education Attorney to Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 3

Law Professor, Education Attorney to Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 3

Posted on October 24, 2014

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.

Students Meet High Court Justices

Students Meet High Court Justices

Posted on October 22, 2014

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.

Global Humanitarians Arrive for Announcement of $1 Million Opus Prize on Thursday

Global Humanitarians Arrive for Announcement of $1 Million Opus Prize on Thursday

Posted on October 14, 2014

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.

Gonzaga Law School Offers Free Legal Aid to Community

Gonzaga Law School Offers Free Legal Aid to Community

Posted on September 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – For the third consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Law students will work with local attorneys and service organizations to provide free community legal assistance. Students will help military veterans with free estate planning through the WA Vets Will Clinic, and will help adults get their juvenile records sealed.

Nursing Professor Susan Norwood Gets Fulbright to Help in Benin, W. Africa

Nursing Professor Susan Norwood Gets Fulbright to Help in Benin, W. Africa

Posted on September 22, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Susan Norwood, nursing professor at Gonzaga University, has received a Fulbright Specialist appointment to travel to Benin, West Africa, to provide education and training in the area of injury control and prevention health services.