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Amanda Clark to Discuss ‘China’s Last Jesuit: Charles J. McCarthy, S.J.’ Nov. 20

Amanda Clark to Discuss ‘China’s Last Jesuit: Charles J. McCarthy, S.J.’ Nov. 20

Posted on November 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Amanda Clark, Ph.D., director of the library and associate dean of special programs at Whitworth University, will discuss “China’s Last Jesuit: Charles J. McCarthy, S.J., and the End of the Mission in Catholic Shanghai,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 20 in the Hemmingson Center Auditorium at Gonzaga University.

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Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Posted on November 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A total of 654 Gonzaga University undergraduates studied abroad in 2016-17, a 22.5 percent increase from the previous year, to rank GU No. 14 nationwide (among peer institutions) for the number of undergraduates who studied abroad last year, according to the 2017 Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education.

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Nov. 29 with ‘WA129’ Poetry Readings

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Nov. 29 with ‘WA129’ Poetry Readings

Posted on November 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a powerful nonfiction presentation by scholar and activist Angela Davis, the 2017-18 Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series continues with readings from the poetry anthology “WA129” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29 in Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

Posted on November 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This fall, the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight program will mark a decade highlighting the mission of Jesuit education through basketball with two Jesuit Basketball Classics, played by four men’s and women’s teams. On Friday, Dec. 1, Gonzaga University will host Creighton University in a nationally televised men’s matchup on ESPN2.

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View Angela Davis’ Oct. 25 Lecture at Gonzaga

View Angela Davis’ Oct. 25 Lecture at Gonzaga

Posted on November 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A video of the Oct. 25 lecture by scholar and activist Angela Davis, Ph.D., presented by the Gonzaga University Center for Public Humanities at the Hemmingson Center Ballroom on campus, is now available for the public to view at www.gonzaga.edu/publichumanities.

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Posted on November 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monica Elenes, a junior transfer from Seattle, cannot imagine her life without melodies. Throughout her childhood, she sang in church, listened to hip-hop and music in Spanish with her family, and wrote songs with her older brother.

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Posted on October 28, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Father Daniel Groody, associate professor of theology and global affairs at Notre Dame University, will discuss “Passing Over: Migration, Theology and the Eucharist” at Gonzaga University’s Flannery Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to all.

Author, Journalist Blaine Harden to Discuss ‘The Korean Crisis’ at Alma Mater GU Nov. 1

Author, Journalist Blaine Harden to Discuss ‘The Korean Crisis’ at Alma Mater GU Nov. 1

Posted on October 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Seattle author, journalist and distinguished Gonzaga University alumnus Blaine Harden will discuss “The Korean Crisis” in a free, public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Hemmingson Center Auditorium. Harden is the author of the newly published “King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea.”

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s Jesuit ethos embraces a commitment to human dignity and solidarity with the poor and vulnerable. Rick Clark, 46, a junior in his first semester at Gonzaga, knows poverty firsthand. Formerly homeless, Clark launched the outreach program Giving Back Packs to help the down-and-out in Spokane, where he was born and raised.