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Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues March 29 with Robyn Schiff

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues March 29 with Robyn Schiff

Posted on February 11, 2016

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.

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Paul Manoguerra Discusses Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga Guild Lecture Feb. 23

Paul Manoguerra Discusses Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga Guild Lecture Feb. 23

Posted on February 8, 2016

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.

Gonzaga Reports Strong Endowment Investment Returns Relative to Peers

Gonzaga Reports Strong Endowment Investment Returns Relative to Peers

Posted on February 1, 2016

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.

New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall Charms Crowd with Poem for Connecting Washington Event

New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall Charms Crowd with Poem for Connecting Washington Event

Posted on January 29, 2016

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.”

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Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

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.

Gonzaga Students to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with Volunteer Service

Gonzaga Students to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with Volunteer Service

Posted on January 13, 2016

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.

HBO Sports Chronicles Men’s Hoops

HBO Sports Chronicles Men’s Hoops

Posted on January 12, 2016

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.

Baroque Dance Opera ‘Dido & Aeneas’ Comes to Hemmingson Center Jan. 29-30

Baroque Dance Opera ‘Dido & Aeneas’ Comes to Hemmingson Center Jan. 29-30

Posted on January 11, 2016

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.

Tod Marshall New State Poet Laureate

Tod Marshall New State Poet Laureate

Posted on January 7, 2016

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.