SPOKANE, Wash. – The 2016-17 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series continues Tuesday, Oct. 11 with a reading from Jeff Koehler, an American writer, photographer, traveler and cook.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Law will present the 2016 Red Mass for the Legal Profession at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the University Chapel in College Hall (502 E. Boone Ave). A reception will follow from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Globe Room at Cataldo Hall.
U.S. News & World Report, in its annual college rankings released today, ranks Gonzaga University the 4th best regional university in the West for the second year in a row. Gonzaga’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is the 22nd best (tie) engineering program nationwide (among engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s). Gonzaga also ranks No. 4 among the West’s best colleges for veterans.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will observe the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 with a daylong series of events to foster discussions about human rights, peace, and steps to advance peace. A public reception on campus the night before, titled “Celebrating Spokane Human Rights Organizations,” will launch the events.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Rhonda Young, associate professor of civil engineering in Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, was among four individuals to receive the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Innovation in Education Award on Aug. 15 in Anaheim, California.
SPOKANE, Wash. – “Roman Myth and Mythmaking,” a special, temporary exhibition examining how the ancient Romans constructed and spread their religious and cultural beliefs as seen through mostly small-scale objects they created and used on a daily basis will be on display in the Jundt Galleries of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum from Sept. 17 to Dec. 17.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University intends to break ground in spring 2017 on the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center, a transformative $30 million facility made possible by an extraordinary $55 million gift from the late Miss Myrtle Woldson – the largest gift in University history. Construction awaits final approval from Gonzaga’s Board of Trustees anticipated later this year.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Logan Neighborhood is planning its second annual block party from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1. From the corner of Standard Street and Sinto Avenue, activities will stretch east for one block and south for one block. People who live, work, learn and worship in Logan are invited to attend this family friendly event. Media are welcome as well.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Jason Houston, Ph.D., as director of its Gonzaga-in-Florence study abroad program. Houston combines scholarly expertise focused on Italian language and literature of the Medieval and Renaissance period – with special attention to Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch and the foundation of Florentine humanism – with experience building immersion experiences for U.S. students in Italy.