SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University, chosen to host the 2014 Opus Prize one the world’s most prestigious faith-based humanitarian honors, will welcome prize finalists to campus next October for a series of events designed to inspire the campus and regional communities.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host an interdisciplinary conference Feb. 7-8 celebrating the work of Jesuit scholar and teacher Walter J. Ong, considered among the foremost theorists of rhetoric in the 20th century. The conference is titled, “Technology, Rhetoric, and Cultural Change: Walter J. Ong, S. J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – President Thayne McCulloh has approved Gonzaga University’s participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Challenge, which aims to cut food waste to save money, help communities, and protect the environment. Gonzaga and campus partner Zag Dining by Sodexo will collaborate to meet the goals of the program.
Gonzaga University continues its emphasis on providing meaningful internships to students, and jobs to alumni, through an innovative program in North Dakota. View the video about the program.
Peter Kareiva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy and Gonzaga University’s 2013 O’Leary Distinguished Scientist, said an Earth Genome Project, similar to the Human Genome Project, could revitalize the environmental movement.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s new Native American studies program presents a screening of a documentary about trailblazing Native American ballerina “Maria Tallchief” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Sandy Osawa (Makah) created the film and will be on campus to host and discuss Tallchief, her art and her contribution to Indian Country.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s new “Jesuits and The Arts” series begins this month with a focus on music. The first event is the interdisciplinary panel discussion “Jesuits, Baroque Art, and the New World,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the University Chapel in College Hall.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Three Gonzaga University seniors in the Comprehensive Leadership Program captured first place in the annual International Leadership Association Student Case Competition in Montreal. Constanza Ponce de Leon, Chula Vista, Calif., Nick Mamolo, Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Joseph Decker, Piedmont, Calif., won a $1,000 prize for their proposed leadership strategies for Tim Hortons, a Canadian public fast-food company and the subject of the case study.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Stephen E. Silliman, dean of Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, will discuss “Reflections on Water in Benin, West Africa” at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Room. Sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, the free event is open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – An exhibition featuring an eclectic gathering of visual and material culture objects from Gonzaga University’s permanent collection opens Nov. 16 at the Jundt Art Museum. The exhibition, titled “What is Art? Visual and Material Culture in the Permanent Collection,” will remain in the Arcade Gallery through March 8, 2014.