SPOKANE, Wash. – Martin Kavka, the Philip and Murel Berman Chair in Jewish Studies at Lehigh University, will discuss “Articulating a Positive Relationship Between Christians and Jews” at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28 at the Gonzaga University School of Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public and will begin with a brief Holocaust memorial service.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gonzaga University team of freshmen Jenna Bauer, from Des Moines, Iowa, and Paige Spraker, Boise, Idaho, advanced to the elimination rounds of the invitation-only Lafayette Debates – losing to eventual champion Emory University. Spraker was recognized as the No. 4 overall speaker from the field of 64 in the competition.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2013-14 season with a concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 28 at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.).
Gonzaga University students in Assistant Professor Erica Johnson’s senior econometrics course were delighted to interact with leading economist Justin Wolfers, Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, who delivered a guest lecture April 9 and responded to their questions.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington state Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, a Gonzaga University School of Law alumna (’77), will be the keynote speaker at the Law School commencement, starting at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 10 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The ceremony kicks off Gonzaga’s three 121st commencement exercises May 10-11.
SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 80 Gonzaga University accounting students have contributed over 700 hours as certified volunteer tax preparers, resulting in 728 tax returns being filed generating refunds totaling more than $1 Million ($1,061,558). And there’s still one full-service day left on Saturday with more returns to process.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh will reveal the University’s official new tartan – a plaid design to be used in various Gonzaga products – at noon Friday, April 11 on the Herak Quad. Gonzaga marketing students developed the tartan as a senior project and sparked interest by hosting a vote this spring on three design options.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Artificial intelligence researchers from Spokane and as far away as Japan will convene at Gonzaga University on April 26 for the 25th annual Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference. Registration for the event, sponsored by OMRON Global and Next It, is $50 (students with a registered participant register for free).
Siddharth Kara, author of “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery,” brought the curses of modern slavery into sharp focus on April 1 when he delivered Gonzaga University’s Presidential Speaker Series lecture.
SPOKANE, Wash. – College students from throughout the region will discuss their original scholarly research including “The Effect of Prayer on Frustration” and “The Evolution of High Performance Spider Silk” at the 12th annual Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference (SIRC) at Gonzaga University on Saturday, April 26.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University mechanical engineering student Carlee Quiles wanted to pursue a major that could improve daily life for people. Her Senior Design project, titled “Parkinson’s Voice Monitor – Stage 2,” with the Center for Engineering Design & Entrepreneurship aims to do just that.
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Gonzaga University honored the McCarthey family with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the seventh annual Ignatian Gala at the McCarthey Athletic Center on April 10 for their transformative support of Gonzaga.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University men’s and women’s basketball teams are dancing in the NCAA Tournament once again with the 16th consecutive appearance for the men and the sixth-straight berth for the women. Stay informed about the games and read features about alumni, students and fans of Zag Nation at Tracking the Zags.
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SAN DIEGO – Don Jans, a 1956 graduate of Gonzaga University in electrical engineering, knows a thing or two about quality from his 30-plus years at Westinghouse where he became a top advisor to its president. He picks Gonzaga to beat Arizona today and advance deep in the NCAA Tournament. Teamwork, he says, sets this team apart.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science will conduct its first 24-hour challenge “Innovention” this Saturday, April 5 when eight teams of future engineers will compete for a grand prize of $1,000 using skills in public speaking, design, creativity, research, and resourcefulness.