SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University’s Annual Spring Dance Concert, Thursday through Saturday at the Magnuson Theatre in College Hall, includes for the first time dance works to musical compositions from an alumnus, master’s student and undergraduate student.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s annual Senior Art Exhibition, which runs through May 13 at the Richmond Art Collective, includes a free public walk-through with the artists from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 6. The exhibition highlights the work of Gonzaga’s graduating seniors in the art department.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University presents the second annual Women Lead Seattle, a leadership conference designed to educate and empower women personally and professionally, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. To register, visit: www.gonzaga.edu/womeninleadership.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Business Administration students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.
SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Theatre & Dance presents its 16th annual Spring Dance Concert, featuring a variety of styles performed by Gonzaga dance students at 7:30 p.m. on April 27, 28 and 29, and a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee April 29. All performances will be in the Magnuson Theatre, located in College Hall.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Sherman Alexie, pre-eminent poet, novelist, and filmmaker of contemporary Native American reservation life, will deliver the keynote address at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 14 in the Spokane Arena. The ceremony is among Gonzaga’s three 124th commencement exercises May 13-14.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Hundreds of fans greeted Gonzaga’s most successful basketball team in history at a Homecoming Rally on the Foley Center lawn April 5, crowning a magical season that included Gonzaga’s first trip to the Final Four, its first national championship game appearance, and a school record 37 wins against just two losses.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the years, Jeanie and Fritz Wolff have served Gonzaga University and the Spokane community with a love and generosity that has left an indelible mark. From numerous leadership roles to transformational gifts, the Wolffs have demonstrated a lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education. For this, Gonzaga honored the Wolffs as the 2017 recipients of the Ignatian Spirit Award, conferred at the 10th annual Ignatian Gala on April 6.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University communication studies faculty Heather Crandall and Kristina Morehouse will discuss “Media’s Influence on How We See the World” at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 25 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room. The public is welcome; the $20 fee includes lunch. Reservations are required; to register call 443-7228.
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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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Gonzaga University supporters everywhere united on Feb. 11 to celebrate “Gonzaga Will” on the fifth annual Gonzaga Day.
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PHOENIX – After an especially cold and wet winter in Spokane, Washington, members of the Gonzaga University Bulldog Band warmed themselves from head to toe today – poolside in the 87-degree heat, preparing to root on the Zags in their first Final Four appearance on Saturday vs. South Carolina.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh will deliver the official welcome to the 21st African American Spokane Community Graduation Celebration at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 22 in Gonzaga’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom. This marks the 12th year Gonzaga has sponsored and hosted the celebration.