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. – New research from Sarah Arpin, assistant professor of psychology at Gonzaga University, concludes that partners who share good news, and believe their partners are receptive and supportive, sleep better. This is likely correlated to a decrease in loneliness, noted Arpin, who presented her research on military couples and relational health at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention in late January.
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. – Sarah Arpin, Gonzaga University assistant professor of psychology, will discuss “Better Relationships for Better Health” in a free, public lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The lecture is presented by the Greater Gonzaga Guild.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Renowned author Tim O’Brien wowed a standing-room-only audience Monday evening with a reading of “How to Tell a True War Story” from his acclaimed novel “The Things They Carried” about his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War. Earlier that day, he explored time, truth, and why he loathes to write but loves story.
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. – Gonzaga University is among the nation’s best-value universities for students seeking outstanding academics and superb career preparation at an affordable price with generous financial aid, The Princeton Review announced this week.
Gonzaga University President Thayne M. McCulloh, D.Phil., issued the following statement today with respect to support of vulnerable and marginalized peoples.
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.