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Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Posted on November 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A total of 654 Gonzaga University undergraduates studied abroad in 2016-17, a 22.5 percent increase from the previous year, to rank GU No. 14 nationwide (among peer institutions) for the number of undergraduates who studied abroad last year, according to the 2017 Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education.

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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.

Gonzaga School of Law Launches Center for Civil and Human Rights

Gonzaga School of Law Launches Center for Civil and Human Rights

Posted on August 31, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Law is launching a new Center for Civil and Human Rights this fall to further its mission-based commitment to public service and social justice, and to advance understanding of the law surrounding civil rights and civil liberties.

Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Posted on August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kate Hewitt, a 2013 Gonzaga University alumna, has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship for the fall 2017 semester and will spend six to nine months working with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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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.

Students from Cagli, Italy Arrive for Sister City Cultural Immersion Exchange

Students from Cagli, Italy Arrive for Sister City Cultural Immersion Exchange

Posted on July 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – On Monday, July 25, a group of 10 high school students and their chaperones will arrive in Spokane from Cagli, Italy, in the first official cultural and educational exchange between Cagli and Spokane as Sister Cities. These 10 students were selected from a pool of 140 eligible candidates.

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.