SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University women’s and gender studies department will celebrate its 25th anniversary at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 8 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom-Cardoner with a free, public lecture by keynote speaker Mary Jo Bona titled, “Twenty Five Years and Counting: Women’s Studies as a Field and the Queer Daughter’s Voice.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kevin Hekmatpanah, will present its spring program, featuring the Gonzaga student winners of the Young Artists’ Concerto Competition, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 6 at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.).
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University presents Women Lead Spokane, a leadership conference designed to educate and empower women personally and professionally, from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, at the Hemmingson Center. Cost is $149 (which includes two continuing education credits and meals). Registration deadline is March 8. To register visit: www.gonzaga.edu/womeninleadership.
Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.
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 Choirs and Timothy Westerhaus, conductor, will offer a free, public concert in celebration of Black History Month at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Choirs will accept donations to benefit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center.
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.