Sean Forrest comes to Newman University

Sean Forrest comes to Newman University In “From Hero to Zero,” Forrest recounts how God led him from a life lived for fame and fortune to a life centered on the Lord and mission work with the poorest of the poor. Forrest speaks on campus at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the Performance Hall […]

Fr. Boyle video available

Thanks again to those who were able to attend Father Boyle’s compelling talk on October 10. For those who missed his inspiring words of wisdom, we’re pleased to announce that a DVD recording of the talk is now available on reserve at the circulation desk of the Newman library. Please note that this is an archival […]

Reflections on the Election

As its mission statement makes clear, the Gerber Institute exists to promote dialogue. We believe that genuine dialogue — dialogue that takes seriously the contributions of every participant — has the capacity to be truly transformative. If there is anything that Americans have been talking about for the past several months, it is the recently […]

Responding to the Sonia Nazario Presentation – A Short Take from the Director

Many thanks to the many people who joined us last night for Sonia Nazario’s presentation. Although no official count was taken, with the upper section of the Performance Hall filled nearly to capacity it’s safe to say that well over 200 people were in attendance. Nazario began her talk by recounting some stories from her […]

Lecture by Edward J. Miller

We thoroughly enjoyed Prof. Miller’s fascinating remarks last night about John Henry Newman and what it means to have — and to be — an “alma mater.”

E.J. Dionne’s visit to Newman University October 2010

The Gerber Institute enjoyed the presentation by noted Catholic author and columnist E. J. Dionne, who spoke at Newman University on Tuesday, October 26, 2010.  The topic of Mr. Dionne’s talk was healthcare reform. The author of several books, Mr. Dionne is a regular columnist for the Washington Post and appears frequently as a political commentator on […]