SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Advocates for Bing Crosby invite the public to celebrate the holiday season with a free “White Christmas” open house at Bing’s boyhood home (508 E. Sharp Ave.) from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6. Hot cider and cookies will be available along with some new photos of Bing as a youngster.
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.
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, 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.
SPOKANE, Washington – Mark your calendars for Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Jan. 31 when the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team takes on the University of Memphis in a game broadcast nationwide on ESPN from the McCarthey Athletic Center. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. in the Kennel.
SPOKANE, Washington – The Gonzaga University School of Business Administration presents “Doing Good,” a free public forum on business models with a social commitment, on Monday, Nov. 17 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. A lecture and question-and-answer session runs from 4-5:30 p.m., followed by a reception.