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.”
- Denmark Professor Søren Riis to Deliver Gonzaga’s Rukavina Lecture in Philosophy Feb. 21
- Visiting Scholars to Lecture Feb. 1 for Communication Week 2012
- Loyola-Chicago Professor to Discuss ‘Veiled Threats: The Image of Women Religious’ Feb. 17
- Gonzaga to Host Open Forum Jan. 28 to Address WikiLeaks Controversy
- National Book Award Finalists Ben Fountain, Jess Walter Present Jan. 30 at Gonzaga
INDIANAPOLIS – Gonzaga University guard Drew Barham is one of 201 nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams®, the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Allstate Insurance Company announced Tuesday.
Coach Kelly Graves, who has led Gonzaga women’s basketball to nine consecutive West Coast Conference Championships and six NCAA Tournament appearances in the past seven years, has found love to be a transformative strategy.
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. – 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. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh cordially invites the public to the steps of the Crosby Student Center at noon, Friday, Nov. 15 to link arms with Gonzaga faculty, staff and students to form a human chain of solidarity to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Tolerance. All are welcome to the free event.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Peter Kareiva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 28th annual O’Leary Lecture titled, “Rethink, Revitalize, and Rebuilding the Environmental Movement: A Call for Tolerance and Nontraditional Partnerships,” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A public memorial service for former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley will be held at St. Aloysius Church (330 E. Boone Ave.), adjacent to the campus of Gonzaga University, at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 1. Gonzaga University and St. Aloysius are hosting services for the Spokane native and alumnus of Gonzaga Prep and the University at the request of Mrs. Heather Foley.