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Gonzaga Law Hosts Public Forum Feb. 19: ‘Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era’

Gonzaga Law Hosts Public Forum Feb. 19: ‘Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era’

Posted on February 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of a program sponsored by KSPS Public Television honoring the life and legacy of renowned civil rights leader and Gonzaga Law School alumnus Carl Maxey, Gonzaga Law will host the public forum, “Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era” at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19 in the Barbieri Courtroom.

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Princeton Review Ranks Gonzaga among Nation’s 200 Best-Value Colleges

Princeton Review Ranks Gonzaga among Nation’s 200 Best-Value Colleges

Posted on February 2, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is among the nation’s best-value universities for students seeking outstanding academics and superb career preparation at an affordable price with generous financial aid, The Princeton Review announced Tuesday.

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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Gonzaga Hosts First Public Reading with Tod Marshall as State Poet Laureate Feb. 4

Gonzaga Hosts First Public Reading with Tod Marshall as State Poet Laureate Feb. 4

Posted on January 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Join Gonzaga University poet and English Professor Tod Marshall for his first public reading as the new Washington State Poet Laureate for 2016-2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Other area poets, including Nance Van Winckel and Spokane Poet Laureate Laura Read will join Marshall at the event, which is free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Events through Feb. 29

Gonzaga Events through Feb. 29

Posted on January 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through Feb. 29. For information about Gonzaga athletics events, visit http://www.gozags.com/.

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.

Lecture Jan. 21 Explores Debate among Muslims over Islamic State Group

Lecture Jan. 21 Explores Debate among Muslims over Islamic State Group

Posted on January 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will present a lecture by Florida State University Professor John Kelsay titled, “The Debate over the Islamic State Group: Muslim Perspectives on Religion and Politics” at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The event, which is free and open to the public, is intended for a general audience.

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.

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Gonzaga Debaters Finish Second among 50 Teams at U.S. Naval Academy Tournament

Gonzaga Debaters Finish Second among 50 Teams at U.S. Naval Academy Tournament

Posted on January 25, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Competing with 50 teams from colleges and universities nationwide, the Gonzaga University Debate team captured second place at the recent Crowe Warken Debates hosted at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

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A Blessing for the Christmas Season

A Blessing for the Christmas Season

Posted on December 16, 2015

As part of Gonzaga’s annual Advent Calendar, President Thayne M. McCulloh, D.Phil., and Chancellor Father Bernard Coughlin, S.J., offer a special Christmas blessing.

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Laura Stockton Continues Zag Legacy

Laura Stockton Continues Zag Legacy

Posted on December 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Stockton. Gonzaga University. Basketball. The words are inextricably linked. Laura Stockton, daughter of Gonzaga and NBA Hall of Fame legend John Stockton (’84) and Nada Stockton (’84), and sister of former Zag guard David Stockton (’13), is making a name for herself as a first-year student and guard for the Zags.

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Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 13

Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 13

Posted on December 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Mark your calendars for Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 – the fourth annual celebration of Gonzaga University for students, alumni, parents, friends, employees, devoted supporters and casual fans. This year’s theme is “Academic Innovation,” a priority of Gonzaga’s capital campaign, Gonzaga Will.