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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.