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Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 22, 2017

Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

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‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

Posted on February 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga philosophy Professor Douglas Kries, and Peter Tormey, editor of the Gonzaga University News Service will collaborate to present “IRELAND: Two Lectures” on March 2 and March 9. Both lectures are free and open to the public and begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a powerful reading and question-and-answer session with acclaimed novelist Tim O’Brien on Feb. 6, the popular Gonzaga University Writers Series continues with a free, public reading from distinguished poet Lorna Dee Cervantes at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room.

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law will host a community forum on President Donald Trump’s recent immigration order to restrict travel from seven largely Muslim countries and suspend refugee entry into the United States. The free, public event begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

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72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University launches a 72-Hour Giving Challenge on Thursday with a goal of 2,000 donors to the University’s capital campaign. Thanks to the generosity of benefactors, each gift up to $1,500 to the Zag Scholarship Fund from Feb. 9-11 will be matched. The effort culminates Saturday in the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment. Registration is $50 for students and $200 for nonstudents.

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.

‘Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga’ Exhibition Open at Foley Center

‘Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga’ Exhibition Open at Foley Center

Posted on February 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga, 1948-1973,” a new free and public exhibition guest curated by Ellen Schuster (’19), is open for viewing in the Cowles Reading Room on the third floor of the Foley Center Library through May.

Famed Novelist Tim O’Brien Speaks Feb. 6 at Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series

Famed Novelist Tim O’Brien Speaks Feb. 6 at Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series

Posted on January 24, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Novelist Tim O’Brien, known for his work tapping into his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom as part of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series. Earlier that day, O’Brien will conduct a public question-and-answer session from 1:10-2 p.m. in the Hemmingson Auditorium.