Archive for Spring 2012

Street Law: planting seeds in Spokane high school

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Gonzaga Law School students take lessons on legal concepts into Spokane high school classes, and everyone ends up learning.

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Who is this Zag?

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Described as the “birth mother to women’s athletics at Gonzaga,” this individual began her GU career in 1961, offering women’s intramurals in basketball, volleyball and badminton.

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A note from President McCulloh

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There is a cycle of seasons to an academic year much as the one that nature offers: days long and short; phases of frenetic energy and moments of quiet calm; a time of endings and moments when all things begin anew.

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Labor of Love, Love of Learning

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When Wayne Pomerleau of Gonzaga’s Philosophy Department was named to the John K. and Ann J. Powers Chair of the Humanities, he was staggered at the generosity of those who made possible the endowed professorship.

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Jesuit Commons: Higher Education At the Margins

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From a cottage at Gonzaga University, McFarland serves as international director for Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins, an ambitious four-year pilot launched in September 2010 in partnership with Jesuit Relief Services.

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Going nationwide to nurture women in science, math

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Joanne Smieja holds a B.A. and a Ph.D. in chemistry. She grew up on a dairy farm in central Minnesota, the ninth of 11 children, and was the second to earn a college degree.

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Q&A with Patricia O’Connell Killen, Gonzaga’s Academic Vice President

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Over the last 18 months academic vice president patricia o’connell Killen has immersed herself in the work of supporting and leading Gonzaga’s faculty. What she has found “bodes well for the future of Gonzaga,” she says.

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Global Scholar in Residence

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The Venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, is spending this year at Gonzaga as the University’s first Global Scholar in Residence – teaching, lecturing and leading meditation sessions on campus.

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