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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

Posted on April 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lisa Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, a two-year, $100,000 grant for her humanities-based research initiative “Telling War.”

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Mark Few Named AP Coach of Year

Mark Few Named AP Coach of Year

Posted on March 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga men’s basketball Head Coach Mark Few was named the Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the Year Thursday.

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law will host a community forum on President Donald Trump’s recent immigration order to restrict travel from seven largely Muslim countries and suspend refugee entry into the United States. The free, public event begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

Professor Silvestri Explores How Social Media Has Transformed Soldiers’ Experiences of War

Professor Silvestri Explores How Social Media Has Transformed Soldiers’ Experiences of War

Posted on March 23, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – As social media has grown to become a ubiquitous part of contemporary American culture, scholars are studying its capacities for both good and ill. Lisa Ellen Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, explores how Facebook and YouTube have transformed soldiers’ experiences at the frontlines of war in her book, “Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone” (2015, University Press of Kansas).

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Zags Men, Women Dancin’ in Postseason

Zags Men, Women Dancin’ in Postseason

Posted on March 14, 2016

With their backs against the wall, the Gonzaga Bulldogs controlled their own postseason destiny by capturing their fourth straight West Coast Conference tournament title to earn an 18th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Gonzaga, Whitworth Host Preview Nov. 12 for ‘Laura,  or Scenes from a Common World’

Gonzaga, Whitworth Host Preview Nov. 12 for ‘Laura, or Scenes from a Common World’

Posted on October 30, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga and Whitworth universities will host a preview of Square Top Theatre’s latest original performance, “Laura, or Scenes from a Common World.” The one-night-only, work-in-progress film screening and live stage performance begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 at Gonzaga’s Magnuson Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Welcomes First Cohort of Students in Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program

Gonzaga Welcomes First Cohort of Students in Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program

Posted on October 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s School of Nursing and Human Physiology this fall greeted the first class of new students in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. The program – the only one of its kind in the West – is one of 45 accredited programs nationwide. The 10 students in the class will continue through the three-year, 103-semester-credit program with the clinical practicum beginning in spring semester 2016.

Native American Studies Presents ‘Cherokee Word For Water,’ Star Kim Guerrero Sept. 18

Native American Studies Presents ‘Cherokee Word For Water,’ Star Kim Guerrero Sept. 18

Posted on September 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies Program presents a free public screening of the film “The Cherokee Word for Water,” starring Kimberly Norris Geurrero, at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Auditorium. After the film, Guerrero – whose heritage lies with the Colville, Salish-Kootenai, and Cherokee tribes and who is a member of the Colville Tribe – will discuss her portrayal in the film of the late Wilma Pearl Mankiller, the first woman to serve as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Gonzaga Smart Antenna & Radio Lab Provides Insights

Gonzaga Smart Antenna & Radio Lab Provides Insights

Posted on June 30, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Smart Antenna and Radio Laboratory, completed in 2010 thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, is providing one-of-a-kind research opportunities to faculty and students alike in efforts to meet the increasing demand for reliable and secure high-bandwidth wireless communications.