Archive for Summer 2011

Find a Need, Create a Solution

May 27, 2011 1 Comment by

Todd Finkle, Pigott Professor of Entrepreneurship, gave his students a taste of an entrepreneur’s life with this assignment: Find a need, create a product, sell it for a profit, and donate a portion to the community. He gave them just five days.

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Pay It Forward

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Helping Another Veteran The Gilbert family has its fair share of veterans. John Gilbert’s father and father-in-law were World War II vets, Navy and Army. During the Vietnam War, John was in college, but lacked direction. Home on Christmas break from Washington State University, he spotted a Marine Corps poster. “Before I knew it I […]

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Discovery In Florence

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Ben Joyce’s interest in pride of place was born during his junior year in Florence. “Studying the people of Florence, I could feel their sense of place and it dawned on me that there was a connection there that I had never observed before,” Joyce said. “When I got back to the United States, I realized people here have that same connection and pride of place.”

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Who is this Zag?

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This Jesuit was a Zag his whole life, graduating from Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University and later teaching at the University for more than 17 years. He did, however, study for a time at the Sorbonne in Paris. Do you know who he is?

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To Be Continued…

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Every teacher and staff person at Gonzaga has his or her own effective and unique way of entering into the lives of students. Our strength is to allow ourselves to be woven into the fabric of students’ lives, and likewise, to allow them to be woven into ours. Each of us contributes threads that have their own unique color, texture and strength.

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The Memories They Carry

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A group of Gonzaga professors has embarked on an oral-history initiative called the Veterans Homecoming Project, giving voice to veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan and other wars.

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DeSmet Hall of Brotherhood

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Life Lessons From Their DeSmet Years Illustrations by Tom Quinn (’82) Celebrating Fr. Waters On Aug. 14, Father Kevin Waters, S.J., will celebrate 60 years as a Jesuit on campus at Seattle University with a Mass at 1 P.M. in St. Ignatius Chapel followed by a reception. DeSmet Hall carries the name of Father Peter […]

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Guiding the citizen journalists

May 26, 2011 1 Comment by

Whether she’s advising the New York Times, ESPN or the new generation of citizen journalists, alumna Kelly McBride applies her background in ethics to the future of journalism.

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