Archive for Winter 2011

Higher education and a tower of hope

Dec 01, 2010 Comments Off on Higher education and a tower of hope by

Burmese refugee students work in the computer lab set up in their camp by Jesuit Commons. This group graduated in August with a diploma from Australian Catholic University. Gonzaga, Regis, St. Louis and Fairfield universities each contributed one course to the eight-course program. Mark Beattie designed the Gonzaga course on leadership theory and co-taught it with Tom McFarland, who is retired from Gonzaga.

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Sabbaticals yield a rich harvest from A, for autism, to W, for Word 2007 math add-on

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Sabbaticals are traditionally a time to explore, discover and learn. A time to deepen or broaden one’s scholarship. Three Gonzaga professors describe their experiences from the 2009-10 year: Professor Randy Williams, who teaches special education, took a year’s sabbatical to complete writing and editing his new book, “Effective Programs for Treating Autism Spectrum Disorder:  Applied Behavior Analysis […]

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Working in Clay, A Slideshow

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[slidepress gallery=’gieber-pottery-slideshow-3′] Professor Terry Gieber has not only taught ceramics at Gonzaga for nearly a quarter century. He has done integral restoration tile projects across the country. He has also worked for the past five years with Engineers without Borders and Potters for Peace on the production of ceramic water filters in Porto Novo, Benin, […]

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Costuming Romeo and Juliet

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A sea of details, an ocean of silk: Costuming ‘Romeo and Juliet’ “Romeo and Juliet” is all about the drama. But behind the tragic love scenes and fighting sequences are the delicate details of hand-crafted corsets and metal-hooped farthingales. With any play, it is the details that make or break the production, and at Gonzaga […]

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Students Talk Research

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Web Extra from the ‘Science is my Passion‘ story in the Winter 2011 Issue of Gonzaga Magazine Talking about research with CHRISTIAN SPALLINO I started doing research at GU spring semester my junior year for Professor Marianne Poxleitner. Our research involves genetically modifying locally grown split peas (Pisum sativum) with a gene to make them […]

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A note from President McCulloh

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Although the last leaves of autumn have succumbed to the frozen days of winter, I find myself constantly warmed by the spirit of our students, the accomplishments of our faculty and staff, and the many blessings of this year. Thanksgiving ushers in an entire season of giving thanks, and it reminds me personally of friendships, […]

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Our Mission: Climate Commitment

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President Thayne McCulloh, D.Phil., signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment in September, renewing and expanding Gonzaga’s longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability. In recent years, the Jesuits and other church leaders have recognized environmental sustainability as a moral imperative. The Climate Commitment was designed to encourage sustainability across all facets of society by […]

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Jim Day and His Rolodex

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GAMP’s Gramp Helps New Generation. Jim Day (’65) may have graduated from Gonzaga with a degree in accounting, but don’t label him as the proverbial bean counter. Day has spent the better part of his professional life giving back to Gonzaga and hundreds of alumni by spearheading the Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program – also known […]

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