Jan 23

Panel discussion on the death penalty

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is pleased to welcome three distinguished panelists to Newman University for a discussion of the death penalty in Kansas. Joining us will be Michael Birzer, Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the School of Community Affairs at Wichita State University; Carolyn McGinn, State Senator from the 31st District […]

Apr 16

Kirk Bloodsworth, death row exoneree, to speak at Newman University

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is honored to welcome Kirk Bloodsworth, Advocacy Director of Witness to Innocence and a death row exoneree, who will speak on wrongful convictions and the death penalty at an event on April 16th at 7:00 p.m. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place […]

Feb 6

The Trials of Darryl Hunt

The Newman University Criminal Justice program, with the support of the Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies, will present Darryl Hunt hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary about his life, “The Trials of Darryl Hunt,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 6 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the […]

Apr 7

Author Paula Huston on forgiveness and the death penalty

The Gerber Institute will present a lecture by author Paula Huston, author of Forgiveness: Following Jesus into Radical Loving and several other spiritual works, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 7 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center, inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center on the Newman Campus. The event is free and open to the public.