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The Gold Club: Class of 1966 Reunion

Aug 08, 2016 Comments Off on The Gold Club: Class of 1966 Reunion by

Brian McKernan represented the Class of ’66 at the 2016 Commencement ceremony this year. Find out why.

Alumni News, Archive, Fall 2016 Read more

Trading Fatigues for Waders

Apr 08, 2016 Comments Off on Trading Fatigues for Waders by

By Kate Vanskike How does a combat veteran find his way in the world again? What does he wear in place of his fatigues when he needs to feel strong? For David Fineran (’03), healing from the effects of devastation in Iraq would come in the calm, cool waters of Oregon rivers, where he’d stand in waders, doing the gentle […]

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Mystery Zag: Stan Fairhurst

Apr 07, 2016 Comments Off on Mystery Zag: Stan Fairhurst by

Following are memories of our Mystery Zag from the Winter 2016 issue.  Teresa Mulholland (’00) – Stan Fairhurst! For my very first class as a GU freshman, all six foot-something of Professor Fairhurst walked in to a very silent and anxious group of students. He paced back and forth a few times before sitting down […]

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Civil Reform in Ukraine: One Zag’s Mission

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Civil Reform in Ukraine: One Zag’s Mission by

Christi Anne Hofland (’05) lives at the center of a volatile geopolitical drama. And she couldn’t be happier.

Alumni News, Winter 2016 Read more

Positive Pursuits

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Positive Pursuits by

Check out the great work Zags are doing around the world.

Alumni News, Winter 2016 Read more

Subconscious Shelf

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Subconscious Shelf by

Ryan Labar received the first-place grant ($35,000) from the Virginia A. Groot Foundation’s 2015 awards. The foundation specifically supports artists who have exceptional talent in sculpture.

Alumni News, Winter 2016 Read more

7 days in the desert

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on 7 days in the desert by

Last May, Kyle McCoy (’01) embarked on one hot journey, a march with a mission. Over seven days, he walked 155 miles across the Gobi Desert in Western China, a trek that has earned inclusion into Time Magazine’s Top 10 Endurance Competitions.

Alumni News, Winter 2016 Read more

The 1999 breakthrough team – where are they now?

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on The 1999 breakthrough team – where are they now? by

This was the team that put Gonzaga basketball – and, some would argue, Gonzaga University – on the national map. Beginning in ’99, GU has made 17 straight trips to the NCAA tournament. Only Kansas, Duke and Michigan State have longer streaks.

Alumni News, Winter 2016 Read more