SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior Miranda Heckman has found a way to blend her three academic loves: biology, dance and education. Spokane elementary schoolchildren are now learning about the Spokane River through her creativity and inspiring vision in a choreographed dance presentation titled, “The Dancing River.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – Laurie Arnold, assistant professor and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, will discuss, “From Assimilation to Cultural Reclamation: Native American Education, 1880-2015” at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Room. The lecture, sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, honors Native American Heritage Month and is free and open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through December. To discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar. (Schedules for Gonzaga athletics events can be found at gozags.com.)
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga and Whitworth universities will host a preview of Square Top Theatre’s latest original performance, “Laura, or Scenes from a Common World.” The one-night-only, work-in-progress film screening and live stage performance begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 at Gonzaga’s Magnuson Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Goldman to Discuss ‘New Excavations at Ancient Sinope’ Nov. 4 at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Andrew Goldman will discuss preliminary results of a new excavation project by Gonzaga and other institutions that aims to decipher the complex history of the ancient city of Sinope, Turkey, in a free and public lecture at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 2,000 Zags gathered to celebrate Zagapalooza Reunion Weekend Oct. 15-18 and witnessed the launch of GU’s largest fundraising campaign, the announcement of its largest gift that will benefit generations of students, and dedication of the John J. Hemmingson Center.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Father Jim Voiss, S.J., will explore “Rethinking Christian Forgiveness” in a presentation Tuesday, Oct. 27 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Room. The free lecture, sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, begins at 10:30 a.m.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Miss Myrtle Woldson, an accomplished businesswoman, musician and philanthropist, has celebrated her love of the arts, music and student success with a $55 million gift to Gonzaga University – the largest in University history – to fund student scholarships and build a performing arts center.