Father Coughlin: It’s All About Love

By Dale Goodwin (’86) In January, Fr. Coughlin stepped down as the University’s only chancellor, a position he had held for 20 years following his 22-year run as president. In April, the 94-year-old moved to Los Gatos, Calif., and the Western U.S. Jesuits’ retirement center. Harry Magnusson, then board chair, hired Fr. Coughlin away from St. Louis University, […]

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Helping Families Caught in the Middle: The Gonzaga Scholars Program

By Holly Jones “I come from a lower-middle-class home where I am supported and loved; but still, due to our economic standing, I couldn’t afford school. The scholarship helped put my Jesuit education within reach.” – Adam Bagley (’19) “As a single mother, my mom always worked incredibly hard and put in long hours to provide my brother and me with the best educational opportunities. I will never be able to fully repay […]

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Alumni Spotlights: Zeutenhorst & Judge

From miraculous marathon finishes to successful manufacturing, Zags share inspiring journeys. Read about how Lauren Zeutenhorst (’13) conquered the Boston Marathon Learn about how Terry Judge (’87) has helped Hotstart evolve

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Career Moves & Positive Pursuits – Fall ’17

Career Moves UNFORGETTABLE BIRTHDAY ’70 Mike Bell got a birthday surprise he’ll never forget. Son Ryan (’04) flew in from Bamako, Mali, where he works at the U.S. Embassy for the State Department, and in his possession, tickets to see the Zags play in the Final Four. Pictured are Ryan and Mike with niece/granddaughter, Quinn Bell Rubin, who helped them cheer on the team from home. A […]

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Wedding Bells & Babies – Fall ’17

Wedding Bells Class of 2011 grads Ryan Reese and Shannon McCann joined the throngs of Zags who met and married at Gonzaga (literally). They held their September 2016 ceremony at St. Al’s with several classmates in the bridal party and even had a visit by Spike at their wedding reception. ’04 Taylor Madison and ’07 Liza Turner […]

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Alumni Survey: What you said

YOU SAID IT. WE HEARD YOU. we’re responding. Thank you for the great response to our Alumni Survey. We read the feedback, are thrilled most of you have a great feeling about Gonzaga, and we appreciate the constructive recommendations on how we can serve you better. New and enhanced resources in the areas most important to your alumni experience are […]

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Unleashing the Treasures of Technology

Digital Humanities is a new approach to exploring histories and archives, bringing to life stories we otherwise might miss. By Sidnee Grubb (’18) Illustrations by Dave Cutler How does technology increase knowledge and scholarship in the humanities? A Digital Humanities Program, like the one created in 2016 by Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences, is one great example. […]

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Gonzaga Professors Adapt to a Trump Presidency in the Classroom

By Jared Brown (’18) [Editor’s Note: Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, our student newspaper, The Gonzaga Bulletin, published a two-part series on how faculty members tackled the tough topics arising from actions taken by the president in his first few months in the White House. Here is an excerpt from those articles.] CHIME IN What do you remember about political discussions […]

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