SPOKANE, Wash. – The 2015-16 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series continues March 29 with a presentation by Robyn Schiff, a widely published poet and professor at the University of Iowa who has been featured in many prestigious journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, Poetry and A Public Space.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Paul Manoguerra, director and curator of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum, will discuss the museum now marking its 20th anniversary in a free lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the McCarthey Athletic Center Herak Room. Presented by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, the event is open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University’s pooled endowment achieved annualized returns ranking among the top 10 percent of higher education institutions nationwide for the past three- and five-year periods ending June 30, 2015, according to data from the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
SPOKANE, Wash. – New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, a Gonzaga University English professor, charmed a crowd that included Gov. Jay Inslee and key state leaders gathered today to celebrate the Connecting Washington state transportation funding, reading a poem he penned for the occasion, “There are Many Ways to Move Through Our Day.”
Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Monday, Jan. 18 marks the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day and dozens of Gonzaga University students will honor the late civil rights leader’s legacy by volunteering in Northeast Spokane, working like many Americans to transform the federal holiday into a day of citizen action.
NEW YORK – HBO Sports is teaming up with IMG’s Original Content unit for an unscripted five-episode series chronicling the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team during its 2015-16 season. “Gonzaga: The March to Madness” debuts Tuesday, Feb. 16.
SPOKANE, Wash. – In a collaboration between music, theatre and dance faculty and students, Gonzaga University presents Henry Purcell’s English baroque dance opera “Dido & Aeneas” in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom Friday, Jan. 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, Jan. 30 (2 & 8 p.m.). Tickets may be purchased online at www.gonzaga.edu/dido.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall, an award-winning poet, has been appointed the fourth Washington State Poet Laureate by Gov. Jay Inslee, the Washington State Arts Commission and Humanities Washington announced. His two-year term begins Feb. 1.