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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

Posted on April 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lisa Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, a two-year, $100,000 grant for her humanities-based research initiative “Telling War.”

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David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University science student David Ahern hopes to become a physician some day but could also pursue a career as a professional writer. Ahern recently won first place in the Norton Writer’s Prize competition for an essay from his English 101 class in spring semester 2016.

‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

‘IRELAND: Two Lectures’ by Douglas Kries & Peter Tormey on March 2 & 9

Posted on February 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga philosophy Professor Douglas Kries, and Peter Tormey, editor of the Gonzaga University News Service will collaborate to present “IRELAND: Two Lectures” on March 2 and March 9. Both lectures are free and open to the public and begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Author Tim O’Brien Wows with Reading; Explores Time, Truth and Love of Story

Author Tim O’Brien Wows with Reading; Explores Time, Truth and Love of Story

Posted on February 8, 2017

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.