SPOKANE, Washington – A team of four Gonzaga University accounting students has advanced to the semifinals of the prestigious PWC National Accounting Case Competition and is vying against teams from four other schools for one spot left at the national competition in New York City. Support these Zags with your vote at http://pwc.to/acctvote.
SPOKANE, Washington – Dwayne A. Mack, the Carter G. Woodson Chair in African American History at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, will discuss “Black Spokane: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga University School of Law. The free public event is sponsored by the Gonzaga history department.
Sparked by arguably the most talented roster ever, hopes for the 2014-15 edition of Gonzaga men’s basketball are burning hotter than usual. Among the Zags creating the most optimism is Kyle Wiltjer, a 6-foot-10-inch junior transfer from Kentucky.
The lineup for the 2014-15 edition of the celebrated Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series includes readings from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Marilynne Robinson.
Celebrating 20 years of providing Gonzaga students with formative service experiences while partnering to address critical community needs, the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning eyes greater future impact.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University’s Center for American Indian Studies and the City of Spokane will host the Spokane premiere of “Winter in the Blood,” a film by twin brothers Alex and Andrew Smith at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium at Gonzaga. Call (509) 625-6191 to register for free tickets. Andrew Smith will attend both screenings and conduct a Q&A session after both.
SPOKANE, Washington – Four Gonzaga University seniors in the Comprehensive Leadership Program captured second place in the annual International Leadership Association Student Case Competition in San Diego. Max Archer (Yakima, Washington), Reilly Dooris (Spokane), Christine Ngan (Portland, Oregon), and Helen Reinecke (Camano Island, Washington) were named runners-up for their proposed leadership strategies addressing immigration reform, specifically focusing on the DREAM Act.
SPOKANE, Washington – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University through Nov. 20. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University cordially invites the public to the steps of the Crosby Student Center at noon, Friday, Nov. 14 to link arms with Gonzaga faculty, staff and students to form a human chain of solidarity to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Tolerance. All are welcome to the free event.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University welcomes some of the region’s most innovative emerging entrepreneurs as Startup Weekend Spokane, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, launches tonight in the Jepson Center on campus. The competitive event, which concludes Sunday night, offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas and collaborate with developers and designers to create a MVP (Minimum Viable Product) within a 54-hour period. The event links entrepreneurs with the experience, resources and contacts to start a business.
SPOKANE, Washington – Ronald Vale, Ph.D., one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for helping to illuminate how the heart beats and how cells transport material internally, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 29th annual O’Leary Lecture titled, “How Scientists Make Discoveries,” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. The public lecture is free.
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Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is consistently ranked among the nation’s best. That excellence is reflected in its graduates, who are advancing to some of the finest graduate programs in the nation.
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The University celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence and the “Renaissance within” many that the flagship study abroad program continues to foster.
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Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, who directs a nonprofit organization in Queens, New York, dedicated to transforming the lives of female offenders and their children, receives the 2014 Opus Prize and $1 million to advance her work.
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SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: A Case Study of Washington’s Educational Funding Responsibilities” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3 in the Gonzaga Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Gonzaga’s schools of Law and Education.