Gonzaga University

New Medical School
5:12 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Gonzaga and Legislature Enter Medical School Conversation

The Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building on the WSU Spokane campus is used by medical students.
Credit Paige Browning

This week both Washington State University and University of Washington revealed their next moves in developing a Spokane medical school.

UW has asked Gonzaga University to consider a medical education partnership, now that UW and WSU dissolved their Spokane program. GU President Thayne McCulloh says a partnership is not set in stone.

“Gonzaga wants to be an active part of the and we are looking forward to opportunities to talk more broadly about what role Spokane sees Gonzaga playing,” McCulloh says.

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Washington Supreme Court
7:25 am
Fri October 3, 2014

WA High Court At Gonzaga Hears Case Of Multiple Offenders

Washington’s Supreme Court heard oral arguments at Gonzaga University’s law school Thursday. Students and community members grabbed seats to watch three hearings, one of which originated in Spokane.

Justice Mary Fairhurst attended Gonzaga as an undergrad and law student, and says they try to take the court on the road three times a year. She says the case of State of Washington versus Jason Allen Graham, a Spokane man, was a good fit to bring on the road.

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Tom Foley Remembered
4:30 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Former House Speaker Foley A Lasting Inspiration In Hometown

Congressman Tom Foley speaks at Gonzaga's commencement ceremony in May 1973.
Gonzaga University

Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 5:35 pm

The hometown of former Speaker of the House Tom Foley is mourning the longtime politician's death. Foley represented Spokane and a large swath of eastern Washington from 1965 to 1995.

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University Clubs
5:58 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Gonzaga University Gives Club Status To Knights Of Columbus

The president of Gonzaga University has reversed an earlier decision and now says a campus chapter of the Knights of Columbus can receive official club status. The Catholic university in Spokane first denied that recognition because the Knights do not admit women or non-Catholics.

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Gonzaga Basketball
4:02 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Gonzaga Fans Nervous After Rocky Opening Game

Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri March 22, 2013 3:06 pm

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University basketball fans are jittery after a near-loss for the small Catholic school with high hopes for March Madness. Gonzaga's men's basketball team narrowly won its first game in the national tournament on Thursday when it played Louisiana's Southern University.

The Zags next play Wichita State on Saturday.

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Gonzaga Basketball
6:08 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Basketball Team Prompts Gonzaga's Growth Spurt

Gonzaga University’s name is seemingly everywhere this month – including the covers of magazines and newspapers, and mentions on NPR. Paige Browning explains that, while the basketball program gets more name recognition, the school is on a growth spurt.

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Gonzaga Basketball
5:12 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

No. 1 Ranking Delights Gonzaga's Devout Fan Base

Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue March 5, 2013 11:36 am

SPOKANE, Wash. - Basketball fans in the Inland Northwest are in a very good mood today. The new Associated Press poll for men's college basketball ranks Gonzaga University number one in the country. It's a first for Gonzaga – and the state of Washington.

Traditional basketball powers like Indiana and Duke,just couldn't hold their grip on the top spot. But Spokane's small, Catholic school kept winning through the weekend, to practically guarantee them the top spot.

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Gonzaga Basketball
6:42 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Zags Closer To Number One Ranking After Title Win

After a strong win on Saturday, the Gonzaga men’s basketball team is the West Coast Conference Champion. But, the excitement goes beyond that in Spokane. Paige Browning reports.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions
5:26 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Gonzaga University Pledges Zero Emissions As 'Moral Imperative'

Brian Henning is a philosophy professor at Gonzaga and co-chairs the school’s Advisory Council on Stewardship and Sustainability.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Leaders at Gonzaga University are asking "What Would Jesus Do" about climate change? The Jesuit school has adopted a plan for zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050.

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Tutu's GU Commencement Speech
4:53 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Archbishop Tutu’s Address At Gonzaga Focuses On Human Equality

Archbishop Desmond Tutu mixed humor with a serious message in his commencement speech for Gonzaga University's the graduating class.
Photo credit: Wikimedia user Elke Wetzig Wikimedia Commons

At Gonzaga University’s commencement, Archbishop Desmond Tutu mixed humor with a serious message to the graduating class.

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