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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Professor Laurie Arnold $138,662 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Professor Laurie Arnold $138,662 Grant

Posted on September 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Laurie Arnold, assistant professor of history and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, a $138,662 grant to host a Summer Institute for faculty development titled “The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau.”

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Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Aizley Hansen Receives Boren Scholarship to Study Swahili in Tanzania

Posted on May 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Aizley Hansen, a Gonzaga University rising senior from Vancouver, Washington, who is earning a double major in international relations and political science, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania.

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.”

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.

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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.

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Gonzaga Hosts ‘Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action’ Dec. 3

Posted on November 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies joins sister organizations advocating for peace and good will to host the Good Neighbor Conference: Addressing Hate through Advocacy and Action on Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m. in Jepson Center, E. 330 Desmet Ave.

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

Posted on October 31, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.