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Working toward a cure

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Working toward a cure by

1984 Economics/Accounting grad John Bowers is COO of Kona Medical, a Bellevue start-up offering hope to people suffering from resistant high blood pressure.

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Who Will Build the Church?

Sep 10, 2015 Comments Off on Who Will Build the Church? by

The power of music brought Gonzaga students together with a community in Colombia. Learn about a new partnership there, and the ongoing work in Zambia where Gonzaga helped open a community’s first library.

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Battling the Buzz

Sep 09, 2015 1 Comment by

Some of today’s students equate heading off to college with partying. When they struggle with alcohol abuse, Gonzaga is ready with resources and understanding.

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Pioneer Women

Sep 09, 2015 Comments Off on Pioneer Women by

Two of Gonzaga’s longest-teaching female professors have retired. Betsy Downey’s second love is studying wolves in Yellowstone, and Jane Rinehart reflects on the changing roles of women in higher education.

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Betsy Downey’s ‘Shelfie’

Sep 09, 2015 Comments Off on Betsy Downey’s ‘Shelfie’ by

1. Wolf, bear, and Yellowstone stuff – souvenirs and research materials reflect her travels and writing on Yellowstone’s wolves and history.  The wolf plate was painted by a former student. 2. “She Wolf” DVD –  Downey was a consultant for this and another National Geographic documentary by cinematographer Bob Landis who  lists her in the credits as wolf […]

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20,000 Volumes

Sep 08, 2015 Comments Off on 20,000 Volumes by

In 2008, the headmaster of the Chilena Basic School in Zambezi dreamed of developing a community library, as part of its mission to achieve academic excellence and to produce capable and intelligent leaders for the future. Seven years later, that dream became reality as the library opened its doors and a whole new world of […]

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Side by Side

Aug 30, 2015 Comments Off on Side by Side by

Exploring the meanings of global engagement in Zambia By Joseph Kinsella, Assistant Academic Vice President for Global Engagement   Imagine a day when Gonzaga students live for a semester in Zambia, learning about the local literature, music and history with Zambian colleagues, while they tutor children, intern in a Jesuit hospital, or work at a […]

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Saving the Salmon

Aug 29, 2015 Comments Off on Saving the Salmon by

Kaitlin Vadla (’08) is on a mission to protect the salmon and the quality of life for Alaska residents in the Cook Inlet watershed.

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