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‘Drawn to the Wall VI’ Exhibition to Feature Works of Five Northwest Artists, Opens July 9 at Jundt

‘Drawn to the Wall VI’ Exhibition to Feature Works of Five Northwest Artists, Opens July 9 at Jundt

Posted on June 23, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Drawn to the Wall VI,” an invitational exhibition featuring the drawing installations of well-known Northwest artists on 8-by-11-foot movable walls, will be on display in the Jundt Galleries of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum from July 9 to Aug. 20.

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Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Posted on June 22, 2016

SEATTLE – Ensuring a broad cross-section of Washingtonians have the opportunity to participate in upcoming debates, the Washington State Debate Coalition announced today that it will hold debates in Spokane, Redmond, Tacoma, Seattle and Pasco this fall.

Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Posted on June 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Douglas Kempthorne, a Gonzaga University biology major, is gaining hands-on laboratory experience and research skills this summer in an eight-week paid and mentor-led internship through the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Posted on June 2, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,822 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

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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.

Nate Disser Gets Distinguished Fellowship, Aims to Help People in Pain

Nate Disser Gets Distinguished Fellowship, Aims to Help People in Pain

Posted on May 17, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Nate Disser, a human physiology major at Gonzaga University, is one of two dozen students nationwide chosen to take part in a paid 10-week Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship from the American Physiological Society. For Disser, from Broomfield, Colorado, the internship is a perfect fit.

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.

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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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Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Posted on April 18, 2016

By Taylor Hornney Class of 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University sophomore Madison Rose knows all about adversity. In many ways, her struggles with multiple learning disabilities have formed who she is today: a national award-winning advocate for the learning disabled who aspires to someday become the U.S. Secretary of Education. The special education major […]

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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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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.