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The Washington State University Faculty Senate voted Thursday to cancel spring break and replace it with one-day academic breaks throughout the semester, amid concerns of that spring break travel would cause another outbreak on campus.
A study of how rhinoceros beetles communicate that includes Gonzaga University biology professor Brook Swanson is also touching on a more unexpected area – modern dance.
After Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Kamala Harris faced off in the vice presidential debate Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, students in a virtual debate-watch event co-hosted by Gonzaga University called the debate more civil than the clash between the presidential candidates a week earlier but said the meeting did little to change their viewsof either candidate.
The Spokane Regional Health District will roll out the new ads on social media platforms and streaming services popular among those in their 20s. Health officials hope the ads will demonstrate the proper way to safely engage in familiar activities, like grabbing a beer, dining out or skateboarding.
A community vision continues to come life as the 770-acre University District is now home to six universities, Avista Development and McKinstry’s Catalyst Building and two medical schools – Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the University of Washington-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership, which is expanding health care education through a new building that broke ground Thursday.
Universities in the Inland Northwest are back in class – or will be soon.
"Both Gonzaga and Whitworth enroll very bright students, but our students come from very diverse backgrounds. And what we learned in the spring was that many of our students simply were not able to succeed to the extent that they were capable, because we were in an online format," Whitworth President Beck Taylor said in an interview.
Gonzaga has enrolled 155 aspiring lawyers this fall, the largest number of first-year law school students in nearly a decade.
Gonzaga on Wednesday announced a large gift to the athletic department as well as a donation to the university from the McCarthey family.
Kaiya Collins’ degrees in elementary education and environmental studies were a perfect match. Her passion for these two topics has not only led to success at Gonzaga University, but also will help her continue to find success as she travels to Taiwan to teach English on a Fulbright Scholarship.
There is no greater message to pass along to children today than "We're Different, We're the Same, And We're All Wonderful" written by Bobbi Kates for Sesame Street. Storytime from the Tower is pleased to present to you Gonzaga University Women's Basketball Coach Lisa Fortier reading this book.
The Whitworth Pirates basketball team briefly appeared to be on track to be Spokane’s official basketball team after an erroneous draft copy of a proclamation declaring them the county’s team was unintentionally posted online.
Hungry families picked up some hope along with an extra meal at Logan Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
Eastern Washington University has teamed with Gonzaga University’s School of Law to develop the 3+3 program, which allows students to earn their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years rather than the usual seven.
The university said Tuesday it will continue reviewing applications “holistically,” accounting for applicants’ courses, grades, writing and extracurricular activities, including part-time jobs.
Spokane’s Walking School Bus program has the potential to be a force for social change, according a study published recently by a sociology professor at Gonzaga University.
A fire near Gonzaga Wednesday afternoon did significant damage to an apartment building.
Eleanor Weisblat found herself with extra time on her hands after Gonzaga University closed most of its campus last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Weisblat has been volunteering at the drive-up clinic at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center while also taking online courses toward her graduation.
In messages to students, faculty and staff on Thursday, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh said spring semester courses are now scheduled to resume on March 23.
No one in Spokane appreciates a good game of basketball better than Jon Heimbigner. But even at the age of 72, Heimbigner prefers a sweaty gym and the ball in his hands to a comfortable seat in the crowd.