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.
Professor Jerri Shepard has developed a course titled “Intercultural Competence Development” to help Gonzaga University students better understand and appreciate people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, who directs a nonprofit organization in Queens, New York, dedicated to transforming the lives of female offenders and their children, receives the 2014 Opus Prize and $1 million to advance her work.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University’s popular “What Can We Learn?” lecture series, which focuses on valuable lessons from great thinkers of the past, continues this fall with the topic, “What Can We Learn from Aristotle?” The free public event starts at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Opus Prize Foundation will honor three exemplary faith-based humanitarians and award one with the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize this Thursday evening, Oct. 16. Two finalists will receive $100,000 each to advance their social change initiatives. The finalists are Sister Teresa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.
SPOKANE, Washington – Tod Marshall, Gonzaga University professor of English and poet, is among several of the Northwest’s celebrated authors who will present their short works inspired by the theme “Bump in the Night” at Bedtime Stories – an Oct. 17 event at the Spokane Club event to support Humanities Washington.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University campus buildings were cleared as safe for re-entry and use at approximately 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 25 following a non-specific bomb threat called in to the Spokane Police Department from an off-campus phone.
SPOKANE, Washington – The nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases on Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Gonzaga University School of Law Barbieri Courtroom. The hearings, which are open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
SPOKANE, Washington – The exhibition “Amen, Amen: Religion and Southern Self-Taught Artists in the Mullis Collection,” which features more than 100 paintings, drawings, sculptures and ceramics created by self-taught artists from the American South, opens Oct. 4 in Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum and runs through Jan. 10, 2015.