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50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

Posted on July 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 300 Spokane-area immigrant and refugee learners from preschool through age 80 representing over 50 countries and speaking more than 40 languages are taking part in Gonzaga University’s 19th annual Summer Language Program on campus.

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Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Posted on March 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will welcome a total of eight new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2021. The scholars are among 100 Pacific Northwest and Midwest students to receive full-tuition, full-need college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Posted on February 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee told Gonzaga University journalism students on Friday that the increasingly blurred lines between fact and fiction in American public discourse threatens our democracy, underscoring the crucial importance of quality journalism.

Gonzaga to Observe International Day of Peace with Series of Events

Gonzaga to Observe International Day of Peace with Series of Events

Posted on September 1, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will observe the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 with a daylong series of events to foster discussions about human rights, peace, and steps to advance peace. A public reception on campus the night before, titled “Celebrating Spokane Human Rights Organizations,” will launch the events.

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Gonzaga Presents Award-Winning Film ‘Different Drummers’ Dec. 9; Free, All Welcome

Gonzaga Presents Award-Winning Film ‘Different Drummers’ Dec. 9; Free, All Welcome

Posted on November 25, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Different Drummers,” the film based on a true story of the spiritual journey and unlikely friendship between two fourth-grade boys growing up in Spokane during the 1960s, will air at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Auditorium at Gonzaga University. The event is free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Posted on November 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the public to the John J. Hemmingson Center (702 E. Desmet Ave.), first-floor rotunda, at noon, Monday, Nov. 16 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.

Gonzaga Law Screens Award-Winning Documentary Sept. 16 in Advance of Presidential Lecture

Gonzaga Law Screens Award-Winning Documentary Sept. 16 in Advance of Presidential Lecture

Posted on September 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Sept. 16 screening of the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a documentary about the civil war and the Christian and Muslim women’s peace movement in Liberia, will serve as a prelude to Gonzaga University’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture next month featuring Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Gonzaga Offers Free Screening of Japanese Animated Film ‘Brave Story’ on Sept. 12

Gonzaga Offers Free Screening of Japanese Animated Film ‘Brave Story’ on Sept. 12

Posted on September 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will offer a free screening of the Japanese animated film “Brave Story” at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Auditorium of the John J. Hemmingson Center. The event is open to the public.

Liberia’s President Speaks Here Oct. 4

Liberia’s President Speaks Here Oct. 4

Posted on August 19, 2015

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace, will deliver Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture Oct. 4 in the McCarthey Athletic Center.