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Athletics Director Mike Roth Speaks at Nov. 14 Gonzaga Guild Event

Athletics Director Mike Roth Speaks at Nov. 14 Gonzaga Guild Event

Posted on November 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Director of Athletics Mike Roth joins the Gonzaga Guild Lecture series Tuesday, Nov. 14 for a conversation about the University’s athletics program. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 10 a.m. in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room.

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Posted on November 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monica Elenes, a junior transfer from Seattle, cannot imagine her life without melodies. Throughout her childhood, she sang in church, listened to hip-hop and music in Spanish with her family, and wrote songs with her older brother.

School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

Posted on November 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Education announces the approval and launch of its Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology program to help meet the growing demand for school psychologists in PreK-12 education in the state and nationwide.

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Posted on October 28, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Father Daniel Groody, associate professor of theology and global affairs at Notre Dame University, will discuss “Passing Over: Migration, Theology and the Eucharist” at Gonzaga University’s Flannery Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to all.

Author, Journalist Blaine Harden to Discuss ‘The Korean Crisis’ at Alma Mater GU Nov. 1

Author, Journalist Blaine Harden to Discuss ‘The Korean Crisis’ at Alma Mater GU Nov. 1

Posted on October 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Seattle author, journalist and distinguished Gonzaga University alumnus Blaine Harden will discuss “The Korean Crisis” in a free, public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Hemmingson Center Auditorium. Harden is the author of the newly published “King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea.”

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s Jesuit ethos embraces a commitment to human dignity and solidarity with the poor and vulnerable. Rick Clark, 46, a junior in his first semester at Gonzaga, knows poverty firsthand. Formerly homeless, Clark launched the outreach program Giving Back Packs to help the down-and-out in Spokane, where he was born and raised.

Gonzaga Selected to Host 2019 Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples Conference

Gonzaga Selected to Host 2019 Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples Conference

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Latin American Studies Association’s section on Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples has selected Gonzaga University to host the 6th Conference on Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference is set for fall 2019 with exact dates to be determined.

Business Students Visit ‘Oracle of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

Business Students Visit ‘Oracle of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Twenty Gonzaga University School of Business Administration students spent Friday in Omaha learning about business, ethics, and life from billionaire Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha,” one of the most innovative, influential and respected business leaders in the world.

Professor Nicole Bush, a Gonzaga Alumna, to Discuss Impact of Early Life Stress Nov. 1

Professor Nicole Bush, a Gonzaga Alumna, to Discuss Impact of Early Life Stress Nov. 1

Posted on October 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry welcomes its first Distinguished Alumni Researcher, Professor Nicole Bush, to discuss “How Early Life Stress ‘Gets Under the Skin’ and What We Can Do About It” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Alumna Ryland Ploeger Teaches, Conducts Research in Bahrain on Fulbright Scholarship

Alumna Ryland Ploeger Teaches, Conducts Research in Bahrain on Fulbright Scholarship

Posted on October 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. –Ryland Ploeger, a May graduate of Gonzaga University, is keenly aware of her privileges and freedoms as an American scholar especially now teaching English at a small private university in the Middle East as the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship.