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Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Zags in Israel Return with New Understandings, Stories

Posted on June 21, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel – Ten Gonzaga University students have just concluded four weeks of travel throughout Israel and the Palestinian territories studying religion and journalism led by faculty members Elizabeth Goldstein, associate professor of religious studies, and Tracy Simmons, journalism lecturer.

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Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Posted on May 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Aizley Hansen, a Gonzaga University rising senior from Vancouver, Washington, who is earning a double major in international relations and political science, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania.

2017 Zag Grads: Ladd Serwat

2017 Zag Grads: Ladd Serwat

Posted on May 1, 2017

Ladd Serwat, an international relations major with a minor in French, will begin graduate studies in African development this fall at the London School of Economics as part of his plan to help the marginalized people in Burundi.

Houston Directs Gonzaga-in-Florence

Houston Directs Gonzaga-in-Florence

Posted on August 12, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Jason Houston, Ph.D., as director of its Gonzaga-in-Florence study abroad program. Houston combines scholarly expertise focused on Italian language and literature of the Medieval and Renaissance period – with special attention to Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch and the foundation of Florentine humanism – with experience building immersion experiences for U.S. students in Italy.

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Goldman to Discuss ‘New Excavations at Ancient Sinope’ Nov. 4 at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture

Goldman to Discuss ‘New Excavations at Ancient Sinope’ Nov. 4 at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture

Posted on October 30, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Andrew Goldman will discuss preliminary results of a new excavation project by Gonzaga and other institutions that aims to decipher the complex history of the ancient city of Sinope, Turkey, in a free and public lecture at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Alumna Hofland on Diplomatic Frontline

Alumna Hofland on Diplomatic Frontline

Posted on October 26, 2015

KYIV, Ukraine – Gonzaga University alumna Christi Anne Hofland (’05) is leading an experiment in U.S. international relations at the center of a volatile geopolitical drama. As director of the newly opened America House cultural center here, Hofland combines her passions for cultural diplomacy and people-to-people engagement.

‘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.

Multilingual Freshman Courtney Paige Wilson Pursues Passions for Language, Travel

Multilingual Freshman Courtney Paige Wilson Pursues Passions for Language, Travel

Posted on September 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Courtney Paige Wilson has lived all around the world – including five locations in Germany and two in Italy – but calls Gonzaga University home now. A member of the Class of 2019, the largest and most diverse freshman class in the University’s history, Wilson and all undergraduates began classes Tuesday.

Blog Showcases Gonzaga Act Six Scholars Studying Abroad

Blog Showcases Gonzaga Act Six Scholars Studying Abroad

Posted on July 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Three Gonzaga University Act Six student scholars have developed a study abroad blog that documents their “inspiring pursuits” across the globe and connects them to the Gonzaga community. So far the students have documented their travels to London and Argentina. Selected through a rigorous three-month competition among nearly 900 applicants throughout the […]