Stories tagged: Gonzaga University
Tue., April 24, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Empty Bowls fundraising event helps fill bellies
Proceeds will be donated to Campus Kitchens, a nonprofit at GU that provides 3,000 meals every month to after school programs, low-income seniors and homeless shelters in Spokane.
Mon., April 23, 2018
ROTC cadets catch a lift in Chinook twin-engine helicopter
On Sunday afternoon, a crowd of a few dozen gathered at Gonzaga University’s Luger Field to welcome cadets with Gonzaga and Whitworth University’s ROTC program finish a weekend at Camp …
Sat., April 21, 2018
‘Me too’ activist Tarana Burke, Pulitzer winner Ronan Farrow garner big crowd at Gonzaga appearance
During an hourlong conversation moderated by KHQ’s Stephanie Vigil, Tarana Burke and Ronan Farrow, who have been regarded as leaders of the #MeToo movement, dissected what the movement means, where …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
Gonzaga set to welcome #MeToo trailblazers including Pulitzer Prize winner Ronan Farrow
Gonzaga University has another draw for its Friday night event bringing two speakers to campus to discuss the #MeToo movement: a Pulitzer Prize winner.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Gonzaga dedicates game-changing Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement
It was the first word out of Pat Volkar’s mouth, and probably the sentiment hundreds were feeling Thursday at the dedication of Gonzaga’s Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Tarana Burke and Ronan Farrow, leaders of the #MeToo movement, to speak at Gonzaga
Tarana Burke, a New York social activist who coined the phrase “Me too,” and Ronan Farrow, an investigative journalist who helped expose decades of alleged sexual predation by Hollywood producer …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
Whitworth, Gonzaga honor eight area seniors named 2018 Act Six scholars
Eight local high school students are among the 16 Act Six scholars recently named to receive full academic scholarships to Whitworth and Gonzaga universities.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Gonzaga moves programs to School of Leadership Studies
Gonzaga University announced Tuesday it’s moving several degree programs and non-degree training courses from its School of Professional Studies to a new School of Leadership Studies.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Gonzaga alum, Harvard professor wins ‘Nobel Prize of the Environment’
Jim McCarthy is a celebrated Gonzaga University alumnus, a Harvard professor and a biological oceanographer who has contributed to some of the largest and most significant studies on the global …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Don Herak left a legacy of Gonzaga giving
Don Herak, a concrete tycoon and longtime Gonzaga University trustee who became one of the school’s most prolific donors, died Friday. He was 94.
Thu., March 8, 2018
Zags Give Day lets community show support for higher education
The School of Business Administration Eddy Birrer Scholarship is one of 12 funds at Gonzaga University the community can donate to Thursday as part of Zags Give Day.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 5 p.m.
Dr. Tim Chestnut brings personal experience to his work helping amputees
Dr. Tim Chestnut has seen both sides of health care for amputees, as a patient following a 2002 accident and subsequent 2006 amputation, and as a physician who now does …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
After border visit, Gonzaga students talk immigration with McMorris Rodgers
Four students who attended the Gonzaga University’s Justice in January service learning event spoke with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Spokane on Wednesday, a couple of weeks ahead of a …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Matt and Cara Hoag
Gonzaga University brought Cara and Matt Hoag together – even though they never met while they attended classes.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Book Notes: Colson Whitehead to speak at UI; Chris Abani to visit GU
Both Whitehead and Abani will speak on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Steve Forbes brings folksy talk on economics to Gonzaga
Publisher Steve Forbes gave a folksy talk on economics at Gonzaga University Wednesday night, mixing observations about capitalism and free markets with dating and investment advice for millennials.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
Gonzaga’s ‘Coming Home’ explores transition from base to basketball
The original play was written using excerpts from interviews conducted as part of the school’s Oral History of Homecoming Project.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Steve Forbes to speak at Gonzaga in visit sponsored by College Republicans
Steve Forbes will speak at Gonzaga University on Feb. 7 in a visit sponsored by the university’s College Republicans.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
Then and Now: University District
Until Expo ’74, the University District was a maze of railroad tracks and warehouses. Today it is being transformed into a combination of modern college campus, scientific business incubator and …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.
Gonzaga University Hip-Hop and Rap Club brings Seattle rapper Travis Thompson to campus
The club, co-founded by students Gabriel Rivas and Evan Watson, meets weekly to discuss hip-hop music and culture.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Childhood trauma expert brings research to Gonzaga
Nicki Bush, a UC San Francisco professor, will share her research into childhood trauma during a Wednesday presentation at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Angela Davis calls for activism, resistance at much-anticipated Gonzaga speech
About halfway through her lecture at Gonzaga University, Angela Davis asked if anyone in the audience was familiar with “the box.” While the remark drew puzzled expressions from many in …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Dr. McCarthy: Medical school partnership benefits underserved people
In addition to learning from an innovative medical school curriculum, students are actively engaged in learning by serving the disenfranchised throughout Washington state
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Students share campus experiences with race and diversity in the Gonzaga ‘fishbowl’
Gonzaga students can share their experiences of being a person of color on a predominantly white campus in a private setting called the fishbowl.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Gonzaga University grad pens book on the origins of coffee
“Where the Wild Coffee Grows: The Untold Story of Coffee from the Cloud Forests of Ethiopia to Your Cup” is slated for release Nov. 14.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
20 years ago, Gonzaga took up the study of hate
A Gonzaga institute that was the first to study hate holds an international conference next weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Upcoming Angela Davis speech at Gonzaga brings controversy to campus
When posters advertising Angela Davis’ planned speech at Gonzaga University hit campus earlier this semester, a completely different flyer quickly followed.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
West Point alumnus who lost legs in Iraq to speak at Gonzaga veterans conference
A 26-year Army veteran who lost his legs after a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad is scheduled to speak Saturday at a veterans conference hosted by Gonzaga University.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective
Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Backpackers tried to save 1 of 2 fallen hikers at Mount Hood; one victim attended Gonzaga University
Backpackers frantically tried to save the life of one of the two young Portland women who apparently fell to their deaths at Mount Hood, a series of calls to Clackamas …