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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – President Thayne McCulloh has approved Gonzaga University’s participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Challenge, which aims to cut food waste to save money, help communities, and protect the environment. Gonzaga and campus partner Zag Dining by Sodexo will collaborate to meet the goals of the program.
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.
Gonzaga was privileged to co-host with St. Aloysius Church a memorial to former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, who attended Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University and became one of the most influential leaders in the region’s history.
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. – Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., who calls himself “the world’s first and only stand-up economist,” will discuss “Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change” at the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Dean’s Business Forum Breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s environmental studies department will presents a screening of the film “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” along with a discussion of the film with director Mark Kitchell, from 5:30-8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The free event is open to the public.
Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh issued the following statement today, Friday, Oct. 18, upon learning of the death of alumnus Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University philosophy Professor Doug Kries has received a $154,548 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in collaboration with two other universities to present a 2014 Summer Institute for College and University Teachers at Gonzaga, titled “Medieval Political Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish, and Christian.”