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, Washington – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University through Nov. 20. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.
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.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: A Case Study of Washington’s Educational Funding Responsibilities” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3 in the Gonzaga Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Gonzaga’s schools of Law and Education.