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Gonzaga to Welcome Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History on Friday

Gonzaga to Welcome Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class in History on Friday

Posted on August 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga will welcome the largest entering class in the University’s 128-year history when 1,332 freshmen descend upon campus this Friday, Aug. 28, for the start of New Student Orientation. The Class of 2019 also will be Gonzaga’s most racially diverse in history, and among its all-time brightest. Classes begin Sept. 1 for all undergraduates.

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Gonzaga Students Present Comedian Kevin Hart Sept. 9 at McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga Students Present Comedian Kevin Hart Sept. 9 at McCarthey Athletic Center

Posted on August 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Student Body Association and the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership will host nationally acclaimed stand-up comedian Kevin Hart’s “What Now?” Tour at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center (801 N. Cincinnati St.).

Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Posted on August 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Insight Into Diversity magazine has selected Julie Beckstead, professor of biology and environmental studies at Gonzaga University, as a recipient of the “100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award” for her work inspiring a new generation of young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Gonzaga Expands Green Efforts: Complimentary Bus Passes to Students, Faculty & Staff

Gonzaga Expands Green Efforts: Complimentary Bus Passes to Students, Faculty & Staff

Posted on August 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of its increasing sustainability efforts and programs to become carbon neutral by mid-century, Gonzaga University will offer complimentary Spokane Transit Authority bus passes to faculty, students and staff. The program starts in mid-September.

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Jundt Art Museum Earns Grant, Book Recognitions

Jundt Art Museum Earns Grant, Book Recognitions

Posted on August 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State Arts Commission has awarded the Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University a 2016 project support grant for $4,000 to support its 2016 spring semester exhibition, “Fifty Masterworks from the Print Collection of the Jundt Art Museum.”

Theatre, Dance Students Take to Summer Stage

Theatre, Dance Students Take to Summer Stage

Posted on August 17, 2015

Students from Gonzaga’s Theatre and Dance program have kept busy this summer honing their skills while away from campus.

Gonzaga’s New Student Orientation 2015 Eager to Welcome New Students

Gonzaga’s New Student Orientation 2015 Eager to Welcome New Students

Posted on August 12, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s New Student Orientation weekend, Aug. 28-31, is an important time when new students officially begin their journeys as Zags. Unbeknownst to many incoming first-year students, five rising seniors are spending their summer working hard to welcome them and make their transition to college smooth and special.

Logan Neighborhood Block Party Set for Sept. 2

Logan Neighborhood Block Party Set for Sept. 2

Posted on August 12, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Logan Neighborhood is planning its first-ever block party from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2. From the corner of Standard Street and Sinto Avenue, activities will stretch east for one block and south for one block. People who live, work, learn and worship in Logan are invited to attend.

Sierra Magazine Names Gonzaga a ‘Cool School’ for Going Green

Sierra Magazine Names Gonzaga a ‘Cool School’ for Going Green

Posted on August 11, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sierra magazine today named Gonzaga University to its ninth annual “Cool Schools” list, showcasing the nation’s greenest colleges and universities. Gonzaga ranks No. 109 on Sierra’s list of the 153 most sustainable four-year, degree-granting undergraduate colleges and universities in the United States.

Incoming Freshman Brandon Sayegh Works for Others, Holds Four Patents

Incoming Freshman Brandon Sayegh Works for Others, Holds Four Patents

Posted on July 31, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s class of 2019 is filled with bright and talented students, including Brandon Sayegh who already holds four patents in his name and serves as president of the no­nprofit organization his father started in 2011, the USS Foundation, which is dedicated to bringing the hope of a better life to underprivileged children.

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Posted on July 29, 2015

After years of thoughtful planning and construction, Gonzaga University’s 167,726-square-foot John J. Hemmingson Center has been completed, and move-in is underway. The official dedication of the facility is set for Oct. 16 during Gonzaga’s second “Zagapalooza” All-Zag Reunion weekend Oct. 15-18.

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Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Posted on August 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is pleased to announce that it will host Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace, on Oct. 4. President Sirleaf, the first democratically elected female head of state in Africa, has also graciously agreed to deliver Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture, the first by a visiting head of state, at 7 p.m., in the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Posted on February 17, 2015

Brian Higginson, associate professor of human physiology at Gonzaga University, is conducting research to help save the lives of American military troops and law enforcement personnel.

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First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

Posted on May 18, 2015

Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.

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Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.