Shut Out Human Trafficking Week April 11-16, 2016

Gerber Institute welcomes Richard Lapchick for Nov. 10 lecture

http://news.newmanu.edu/gerber-institute-welcomes-richard-lapchick-for-nov-10-lecture/

Renowned expert and author on hunger David Beckmann to speak at Newman University Oct. 6

http://news.newmanu.edu/renowned-expert-and-author-on-hunger-david-beckmann-to-speak-at-newman-university-oct-6/

The Gerber Institute Welcomes New Chair

Father John Fogliasso New Gerber Institute Chair We would like to Welcome a new Chairperson to the Board, Father John Fogliasso (Fr. Fog).  Fr Fog was currently serving on the board as a member and accepted the nomination at the last board meeting.  Fr. Fog is currently Newman’s chaplain, director of Campus Ministry and teaches at […]

2014
Apr 7

Bryan Massingale to deliver 2014 Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is very pleased to announce that the 2014 Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture will be given by Fr. Bryan Massingale, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and Professor of Theology at Marquette University. Fr. Massingale’s lecture is entitled “Race and Reconciliation: The Contribution of and Challenge to Catholic Faith.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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