Gonzaga Religious Studies Lecture Jan. 30 by Jonathan Brown Addresses Islam, Interreligious Dialogue
SPOKANE, Wash. – Jonathan Brown, the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, will discuss, “Why Shouldn’t I Think There’s a Problem with Islam?” in a free, public lecture at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30 at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in giddy applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s popular Fishbowl conversation.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Many Gonzaga students will say that the moment they knew they wanted to attend the University was when they first set foot onto the campus. That’s certainly true for senior Corinne Cahill, who transferred to Gonzaga as a junior after graduating from Spokane Falls Community College.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Working with the community to identify opportunities and engage in collaborative solutions to improve eastern Washington’s economy, the University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership has assembled a group of business and civic leaders to offer guidance as it enhances and expands medical education in Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies joins sister organizations advocating for peace and good will to host the Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action on Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m. in Jepson Center, E. 330 Desmet Ave.
SPOKANE, Wash. – William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, told a packed crowd in Cataldo Hall on Monday night how the study of the humanities helped him make sense of his experience as a veteran of the Vietnam War and how it can help other veterans.
For Gonzaga University biology major Eric Gutierrez, worries about being in the path of a typhoon while in Southeast Asia conducting research on exotic beetles last summer turned out to be the least of his problems. Negotiating the language and cultural barriers the night he arrived got his blood rushing the most.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Justice Mary Fairhurst, who earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Gonzaga University, was elected the 56th chief justice of the Washington Supreme Court on Nov. 3 by a vote of her peers. Her four-year term starts Jan. 9, 2017. She will succeed Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, also a Gonzaga Law School alumna, and one of the longest-serving chief justices in state history.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Shann Ray Ferch, Gonzaga University professor of leadership studies, will discuss “The Crisis of Leadership is a Crisis of Love: Servant-Leadership, Gratitude and Forgiveness in American Life” in a free, public lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The Greater Gonzaga Guild presents the lecture.