Four Gonzaga graduate students and their professor, Adrian Popa, submerged themselves last spring in an unusual academic experience. They accompanied Eritrean and Iraqi refugees through their first days in an emergency transit center operated in Romania by the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees.
Archive for Fall 2011
Sequential cuts in Washington’s state work- study program over the past two years have removed nearly $1 million annually from Gonzaga’s financial aid resources. The University is seeking solutions.
Dr. Ian McDonald (’03), at right, is amazed by his hometown – Billings, Mont., a town of about 100,000 which boasts a handful of museums, an opera company, a symphony, two hospitals and a zoo.
Who is this mystery Zag, whose desk was lined with trophies, and led her Gonzaga team to nationals 10 out of the 11 years she coached.
Walking into an academic conference on the concluding day is like stepping into a ghost town. The hallways are suspiciously devoid of human life; the hustle and bustle of scholars and students sharing ideas and forging connections comes to a sudden halt, and all that’s left are a few wandering souls.
GU student, Tamera Pumphrey, describes her experience while volunteering with the Dance for Parkinson’s program at Gonzaga.
Spend a few minutes with Kellie Carter Jackson, the newest faculty member in history, one of Gonzaga’s oldest departments, and you will quickly understand how she can bring the past to life for some of the discipline’s harshest critics – college students, that is.