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Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Zag Nation Celebrates 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 22, 2017

Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

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‘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.

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues Feb. 28 with Distinguished Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a powerful reading and question-and-answer session with acclaimed novelist Tim O’Brien on Feb. 6, the popular Gonzaga University Writers Series continues with a free, public reading from distinguished poet Lorna Dee Cervantes at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room.

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law will host a community forum on President Donald Trump’s recent immigration order to restrict travel from seven largely Muslim countries and suspend refugee entry into the United States. The free, public event begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

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Gonzaga Choirs Performance Feb. 26 Celebrates Black History Month

Gonzaga Choirs Performance Feb. 26 Celebrates Black History Month

Posted on February 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Choirs and Timothy Westerhaus, conductor, will offer a free, public concert in celebration of Black History Month at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Choirs will accept donations to benefit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center.

Professor Arpin Discusses Impact of Social Relationships on Health Feb. 28

Professor Arpin Discusses Impact of Social Relationships on Health Feb. 28

Posted on February 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sarah Arpin, Gonzaga University assistant professor of psychology, will discuss “Better Relationships for Better Health” in a free, public lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The lecture is presented by the Greater Gonzaga Guild.

First Person: Scholarships Matter

First Person: Scholarships Matter

Posted on February 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – I would not be able to attend Gonzaga University without the support of donors whose scholarships are allowing me to pursue my passions in a supportive, uplifting and challenging environment.

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.

72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

72-Hour Giving Challenge Begins Thursday, Culminates Saturday in 5th Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 7, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University launches a 72-Hour Giving Challenge on Thursday with a goal of 2,000 donors to the University’s capital campaign. Thanks to the generosity of benefactors, each gift up to $1,500 to the Zag Scholarship Fund from Feb. 9-11 will be matched. The effort culminates Saturday in the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment. Registration is $50 for students and $200 for nonstudents.

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Gov. Inslee to Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

Posted on February 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee told Gonzaga University journalism students on Friday that the increasingly blurred lines between fact and fiction in American public discourse threatens our democracy, underscoring the crucial importance of quality journalism.

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Professor Arpin’s Research: Sharing Good News Improves Health

Professor Arpin’s Research: Sharing Good News Improves Health

Posted on February 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – New research from Sarah Arpin, assistant professor of psychology at Gonzaga University, concludes that partners who share good news, and believe their partners are receptive and supportive, sleep better. This is likely correlated to a decrease in loneliness, noted Arpin, who presented her research on military couples and relational health at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention in late January.

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A Blessing for Christmas Season

A Blessing for Christmas Season

Posted on December 12, 2016

As part of Gonzaga’s annual Advent Calendar, President Thayne M. McCulloh and Vice President of Mission and Ministry Father Pat Lee, S.J., offer a special Christmas blessing.

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Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Posted on December 12, 2016

Jason Iloreta (’14) nearly joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps before heeding a more personal calling to serve his brother Josh who has cerebral palsy. Together, they are raising awareness of people with diagnosed differences.

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‘Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga’ Exhibition Open at Foley Center

‘Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga’ Exhibition Open at Foley Center

Posted on February 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Campus Pioneers: The First 25 Years of Women at Gonzaga, 1948-1973,” a new free and public exhibition guest curated by Ellen Schuster (’19), is open for viewing in the Cowles Reading Room on the third floor of the Foley Center Library through May.