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Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Posted on May 19, 2017

Twenty-eight student vocalists from Gonzaga University’s premier choral ensemble Chamber Chorus are traveling throughout Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa for an intercultural exchange and performance tour of their repertoire “Unclouded Day: Music of a Hopeful Search” until May 31.

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Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Recognizes Díaz for Play ‘A La Roro’

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Recognizes Díaz for Play ‘A La Roro’

Posted on May 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival has awarded Gonzaga University senior Art Por Díaz the Artists Striving to End Poverty scholarship in recognition of the play he wrote titled, “A La Roro.” The scholarship allows Díaz to attend the Artist as Citizen Conference in June at the Juilliard School in New York City.

Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Posted on April 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Business Administration students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Posted on April 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.

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Hip-hop Star Ryan Lewis Delights Leadership Students

Hip-hop Star Ryan Lewis Delights Leadership Students

Posted on January 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in giddy applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s popular Fishbowl conversation.

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Posted on November 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies joins sister organizations advocating for peace and good will to host the Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action on Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m. in Jepson Center, E. 330 Desmet Ave.

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.

Gonzaga Again Ranks Among Most Environmentally Responsible ‘Green’ Colleges

Gonzaga Again Ranks Among Most Environmentally Responsible ‘Green’ Colleges

Posted on October 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University once again has been named among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review. The 2016 edition of its “Guide to 361 Green Colleges” is free and downloadable at www.princetonreview.com/green-guide.

Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Posted on September 20, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ryan Lojo (’13) has come a long way since the summer of 2011 when he learned about adversity firsthand as a full-time door-to-door pest-control salesman whose long days were filled with slamming doors, awkward moments and, in one case, being chased off the property.