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.
Archive for Fall 2015
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kaitlin Vadla (’08) is on a mission to protect the salmon and the quality of life for Alaska residents in the Cook Inlet watershed.
By Danny Chastain (’15) Why Colombia? It was the question I had been asking myself for months. I had sung with the Gonzaga Choirs for three out of my four years at Gonzaga and also worked as a photographer for Student Publications this past year. I was nervous to travel, but it was an amazing opportunity. […]