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Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Beloved Jesuit Fr. Frank Costello

Posted on May 25, 2016

Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Father Frank B. Costello, S.J., one of Gonzaga’s most beloved Jesuits, who passed away early Monday at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 94.

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View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

Posted on May 20, 2016

View the keynote speech delivered by priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J., at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday, May 8.

‘To Be One in Christ’ Earns Book of Year

‘To Be One in Christ’ Earns Book of Year

Posted on May 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Association of Catholic Publishers has named “To Be One in Christ: Intercultural Formation and Ministry,” Liturgical Press, edited by Fernando Ortiz, Gonzaga University’s director of counseling, and Father Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., director of counseling at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, its 2016 “Book of the Year.”

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Dennis Horn

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Dennis Horn

Posted on May 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Dennis Horn, a beloved leader among the University family and dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Horn passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 11.

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Gonzaga ‘Law & Order’ Team Finishes Third in Bloomsday Corporate Cup

Gonzaga ‘Law & Order’ Team Finishes Third in Bloomsday Corporate Cup

Posted on May 13, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s “Law & Order” team – comprised of Shannon Overbay, Vesta Coufal, Lisa Bradley, Jackie Van Allen and Maria Bertagnolli – captured third place in the women’s division of the Bloomsday Corporate Cup Competition on May 1. The team has been together the past six Bloomsday races, winning the women’s division from 2011-2013, and placing third overall the last three years.

Student Team Honored for Work to Enhance Fire-Resistant Home Construction

Student Team Honored for Work to Enhance Fire-Resistant Home Construction

Posted on May 12, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A team of Gonzaga University students won the Vitruvius Award from Eric Corey Freed, founder of the firm organicARCHITECT, at the recent USA Science & Engineering Festival for developing an approach to home construction near wilderness areas that could better protect homes from fires.

Film with Gonzaga Connections Selected for International Festival

Film with Gonzaga Connections Selected for International Festival

Posted on May 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A film directed by Charles M. Pepiton, Gonzaga University assistant professor of acting & directing, and with costumes designed by Leslie Stamoolis, Gonzaga assistant professor of costume design, is an official selection for the Art Video International Film Festival (AVIFF) in Cannes, France.

Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Posted on May 5, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators has awarded Gonzaga University the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Academic Partnership for its work on the Hillyard Youth Collaborative in Northeast Spokane. The initiative is led by John Traynor, associate professor of teacher education, and Bailley Wootton, assistant director for youth programs in the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning.

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.

Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Posted on May 3, 2016

A glimpse of some of the many outstanding students who graduated during Gonzaga University’s 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.

Gonzaga to Greet UW Medical Students

Gonzaga to Greet UW Medical Students

Posted on May 3, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – As students begin the 2016-17 academic year, the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University will welcome the largest-ever entering class of medical students in Spokane. In August 60 first-year medical students will head to dedicated facilities on the GU campus – also a first – to begin their medical training.

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2016 Grad Profiles: Brandy Rippon

2016 Grad Profiles: Brandy Rippon

Posted on April 25, 2016

Brandy Rippon, an English major from Marcus, Washington, with minors in political science and women’s and gender studies, will receive the William A. Garrigan, S.J., Award as the undergraduate who has achieved the highest cumulative grade-point average.

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Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.

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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.

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Gonzaga Opens World War I Sheet Music Exhibition

Gonzaga Opens World War I Sheet Music Exhibition

Posted on April 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A new exhibition featuring World War I sheet music is on display in Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library through Sept. 30. “America, Here’s My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music during World War I” is in the Cowles Rare Books Reading Room on the Foley Center’s third floor. The exhibition is free and open to the public.