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Gonzaga Presents ‘Waiting For Godot’ through New ZagLab Initiative Starting June 8

Gonzaga Presents ‘Waiting For Godot’ through New ZagLab Initiative Starting June 8

Posted on June 5, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University faculty, students and alumni are partnering with local artists, environmental groups and Terrain to present Samuel Beckett’s iconic tragicomedy, “Waiting for Godot,” at the Washington Cracker Building art-space (304 W. Pacific Ave.) June 8-11 and Sept. 7, 9-10.

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Gonzaga Becomes a Certified ‘Bee Campus USA’

Gonzaga Becomes a Certified ‘Bee Campus USA’

Posted on May 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – With two bee apiaries at the Hemmingson Center Roof Garden and one at Bozarth Mansion, Gonzaga University has become the 25th educational institution in the nation – and first in the state of Washington – to be a certified affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program.

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Posted on April 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment. Registration is $50 for students and $200 for nonstudents.

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ZAGiving Benefits Area Families with Donations of Zag Students’ Surplus Items

ZAGiving Benefits Area Families with Donations of Zag Students’ Surplus Items

Posted on May 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students, in finals through May 6, must rid themselves of an enormous amount of clutter before summer break. Fortunately, Gonzaga’s Housing and Residence Life is continuing its “ZAGiving” program, which collects the clutter and donates it all to Catholic Charities Spokane Furniture Bank and The Salvation Army.

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Posted on April 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sarika Ann Khanwilkar is combining her bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University with a desire to make a difference in the world. After conducting conservation research in North America, South America and Asia, the 23-year-old founded the nonprofit organization Wild Tiger a year ago to help save India’s Bengal Tigers.

Lilly Grant Starts Theology Institute

Lilly Grant Starts Theology Institute

Posted on December 16, 2015

A $294,415 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will establish the Gonzaga University Theology Institute for High School Youth, which is expected to start in summer 2016 with up to 48 students entering the 11th and 12th grades.

Through Dance, Students Teach about Spokane River

Through Dance, Students Teach about Spokane River

Posted on November 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior Miranda Heckman has found a way to blend her three academic loves: biology, dance and education. Spokane elementary schoolchildren are now learning about the Spokane River through her creativity and inspiring vision in a choreographed dance presentation titled, “The Dancing River.”

John J. Hemmingson Center Earns LEED Gold for Green Design

John J. Hemmingson Center Earns LEED Gold for Green Design

Posted on October 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s transformative new John J. Hemmingson Center has received the prestigious “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.