Archive for Fall 2011

Cool Tools for Science

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In order for scientists to discover new wonders, engineers must create cool new tools. Ron Seubert (’72) is one of those entrepreneurial engineers.

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Innovation & Intellect

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Introducing seven brilliant young professors whose teaching will shape the minds and spirits of a generation of Gonzaga students.

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Innovation & Intellect: Dave Oosterhuis, Classical Civilizations

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This classics scholar teaches with MP3 files, Twitter – and the rare Latin texts in the Foley Center Library’s Rare Books Collection. Learned, he is. Stuffy, he is not.

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Innovation & Intellect: Greg Gidofalvi, Chemistry

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Chemistry is not a spectator sport, certainly not in Gidofalvi’s classroom. This young professor challenges his students – and himself.

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Innovation & Intellect: Timothy Westerhaus, Chorale

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Timothy Westerhaus lives life an octave higher than most. Westerhaus, director of choral and vocal activities at Gonzaga, describes his first year of teaching as “an intense whirlwind of 25 concerts in eight months, kick-starting and building a strong choral program here at Gonzaga.”

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Innovation & Intellect: Keya Mitra, English

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The sensory impact is what shocked Keya Mitra the most. Crowded streets, packed roadways, a cacophony of noise. Her experience in India was both exhausting and exhilarating. But for Mitra, India’s culture and vivacity is a writer’s dream.

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Innovation & Intellect: Elizabeth Goldstein, Religious Studies

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Elizabeth Goldstein may need an extra dose of caffeine before she teaches her first class of the day. Perfectly understandable – given that she and her partner are raising not one but two sets of twins, 5 and 2 years old.

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Innovation & Intellect: Logan Axon, Mathematics

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Chances are good – from a probability perspective, of course – that mathematics professor Logan Axon will encounter a great deal of success in his teaching efforts here at Gonzaga University. Axon completed his first year of teaching last May.

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