2014
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 […]

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 […]

2013
Nov 7

Dr. Margaret R. Pfeil on racial reconciliation

The Gerber Institute is pleased to announce a lecture by Dr. Margaret Pfeil, professor of theology at Notre Dame. Dr. Pfeil’s talk will consider a restorative approach to justice and draw correlations to the specific issues raised by racial reconciliation, using examples and inviting the audience to offer their own examples. This event is free and […]

2013
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 […]

2013
Apr 2

Newman professor Dr. Akiiki “Daisy” Kabagarama: “Peace Begins With Me”

The Gerber Institute is excited to invite you to a lecture offered by one of Newman University’s own adjunct professors, Akiiki “Daisy” Kabagarama as she talks about her new book, Peace Begins With Me. . Join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Roths Alumni Center inside the Dugan-Gorges Library on campus at […]

2013
Mar 26

Prof. Christopher P. Long to speak on “Liberal Arts and the Ethical Imagination”

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is pleased to welcome Dr. Christopher P. Long for an interactive lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The lecture will take place in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center, located inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center on the campus of Newman University. Professor Long will deliver an […]

UPDATE: Fr. Ian Ker lecture cancelled

UPDATE: We regret to announce that due to illness the lecture by Fr. Ian Ker will NOT take place as scheduled on Tuesday, Feb. 19. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to reschedule Fr. Ker at the earliest opportunity. * * * * * 2013 Cardinal Newman Week Lecture Father Ian Ker “The Genius […]

2012
Nov 15

Kevin Roberts, “Tech Mania: Balance in the Cyber Age”

The Gerber Institute is pleased to announce a presentation by Kevin Roberts, M.A., on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the De Mattias Performance Hall on the campus of Newman University. The title of the presentation is “Tech Mania: Balance in the Cyber Age.” Kevin Roberts is a recovering video game addict and ADHD […]

2012
Oct 8

Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique’s Journey

Please join us on Monday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. as Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique’s Journey–selected as this year’s Common Read by Newman University–speaks about her book. Ms. Nazario’s presentation will take place in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the campus of Newman University.jumps combos From the back […]

2012
Apr 17

Emmanuel Katongole to give Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture

The Gerber Institute is very happy to announce that the speaker for the inaugural Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture will be Emmanuel Katongole. The lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the campus of Newman University. The title of Professor Katongole’s lecture, which is free […]

2012
Mar 6

“From the Redwood Forest to the Gulf Stream Waters”: Part 4 of “Lunch & Learn” Series on Land

For the fourth installment of its 2011-2012 “lunch and learn” series on the topic of land, the Gerber Institute welcomes Dr. Wes Jackson, founder and President of The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas. Dr. Jackson’s presentation will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center in […]

2012
Mar 6

The Gerber Institute presents Wes Jackson

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is very pleased to present Dr. Wes Jackson, founder and President of The Land Institute, at a public lecture Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the campus of Newman University. Dr. Jackson’s lectureLarge Inflatable Water Slide, which is free and open to the public, will […]

2012
Feb 21

Dr. Kevin Godfrey to speak on reconciliation and Newman

Alvernia University Associate Professor of Theology Kevin Godfrey, Ph.D. will present the Cardinal Newman Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Godfrey will speak on reconciliation in the life and thought of Blessed John Henry Newman. The event is sponsored by The […]

2012
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 […]

2012
Jan 31

Lunch & Learn: “From California to the New York Island…”

On Tuesday, January 31, Newman University history professors Dr. Cheryl Golden and Dr. Kelly McFall will present “‘From California to the New York Island’: Reflections on Land and National Identity.” The presentation is the third in the Gerber Institute’s year-long Lunch and Learn series on the theme of land, which takes its inspiration from Woody […]

2011
Nov 2

Fr. Bill Morton to speak Nov. 2

Who: Fr. Bill Morton, SSC What: Part 1 of Gerber Institute Visiting Speakers’ Series on Land When: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Where: De Mattias Performance Hall, Newman University As part of its 2011-2012 programming on the topic of Land, the Gerber Institute will welcome Fr. Bill Morton, a Catholic priest from El Paso, […]

2011
09 19

Warren St. John to speak at Newman

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University presents author Warren St. John on Monday, September 19, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the DeMattias Performance Hall on the Newman campus. Mr. St. John is the author of the national bestseller Outcasts United, the “stunning real-life story of an inspiring group of refugees and a woman who, with […]

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.”

2011
Feb 22

Edward J. Miller to speak during Cardinal Newman Week

As part of the Cardinal Newman Week events, Edward J. Miller will give a presentation titled “On Being an Alma Mater: Newman’s Experience and Ours.” The talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.

2011
Apr 16

Alfie Kohn to speak on education

Alfie Kohn will be speaking in Wichita, Kansas, on Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 9:00 – 12:00 a.m. at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School.

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