SPOKANE, Wash. – On Monday, July 25, a group of 10 high school students and their chaperones will arrive in Spokane from Cagli, Italy, in the first official cultural and educational exchange between Cagli and Spokane as Sister Cities. These 10 students were selected from a pool of 140 eligible candidates.
SPOKANE, Wash. – “Drawn to the Wall VI,” an invitational exhibition featuring the drawing installations of well-known Northwest artists on 8-by-11-foot movable walls, will be on display in the Jundt Galleries of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum from July 9 to Aug. 20.
SEATTLE – Ensuring a broad cross-section of Washingtonians have the opportunity to participate in upcoming debates, the Washington State Debate Coalition announced today that it will hold debates in Spokane, Redmond, Tacoma, Seattle and Pasco this fall.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,822 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A film directed by Charles M. Pepiton, Gonzaga University assistant professor of acting & directing, and with costumes designed by Leslie Stamoolis, Gonzaga assistant professor of costume design, is an official selection for the Art Video International Film Festival (AVIFF) in Cannes, France.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students, in finals through May 6, must rid themselves of an enormous amount of clutter before summer break. Fortunately, Gonzaga’s Housing and Residence Life is continuing its “ZAGiving” program, which collects the clutter and donates it all to Catholic Charities Spokane Furniture Bank and The Salvation Army.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A new exhibition featuring World War I sheet music is on display in Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library through Sept. 30. “America, Here’s My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music during World War I” is in the Cowles Rare Books Reading Room on the Foley Center’s third floor. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University has recently placed on display a wall-sized mural, featuring a colorful jungle scene, by American artist Hilaire Hiler. The mural is on loan from The Northwest Gallery, Thomas Gianetto, Daniel Nicodemo, and Donald Merrill in memory of Kody Merrill and Robert Joseph Merlo II. The mural will remain on display on a wall opposite the museum’s Chancellor’s Room through the end of 2016.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For the third year in a row, Gonzaga University accounting students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.