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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.