Institute of Law

“You Be the Judge” Constitution Day program back by popular demand

News Date: 
Fri. 08/29/2014

Audience members will have the opportunity to live the law during a Constitution Day presentation at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. 

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge G. Joseph Pierron Jr. will lead the audience in reenactments of actual Supreme Court cases, where participants will have an opportunity to play the litigants, lawyers and judges. No preparation is necessary prior to this event. 

For more information
Contact: 
Friends University’s Garvey Institute of Law
Phone: 
316-295-5611
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu

Garvey speaker seeks truth through ‘Liespotting’

News Date: 
Fri. 03/07/2014

Most of us encounter up to 200 lies per day, and strangers lie an average of three times in the first 10 minutes of meeting each other. 

Pamela MeyerPamela Meyer would like to help us spot those deceptions and seek out the truths, building more honest, constructive relationships. 

Meyer will speak as part of Friends University’s Garvey Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. 

For more information
Phone: 
316-295-5906
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu

Community Discussion on Overcoming Cultural Differences Set for May 4

News Date: 
Wed. 05/01/2013

Inspired by the recent visit of Martin Luther King III, Friends University invites the community to continue discussing ways to overcome cultural differences and work together to create the “beloved” community envisioned Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The public is invited to attend the meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 4 at the University Friends Church, 1840 W. University Ave.

For more information
Contact: 
Dixie Madden
Phone: 
316-295-5611
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu

Martin Luther King III to discuss continuation of his father’s dream at Garvey Lecture Series events April 19-20

News Date: 
Tue. 04/16/2013

Martin Luther King III, the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will discuss the continuation of his father’s dream for equality and justice for all people during the Willard and Jean Garvey Lecture Series at Friends University April 19. The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium in the Davis Administration Building on the Friends University campus. 

For more information
Contact: 
Communications Office
Phone: 
316-295-5713

Martin Luther King, III to Speak April 19 for Garvey Lecture Series

News Date: 
Fri. 01/18/2013

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Willard and Jean Garvey Lecture Series will feature Martin Luther King, III in its upcoming lecture “ My Father’s Dream, My Mission.” 

The lecture will be held Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. A reception and autograph session will follow the lecture.

For more information
Contact: 
Dixie Madden
Phone: 
316-295-5611
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu

Garvey Lecture Series to Highlight Forgiveness

News Date: 
Fri. 02/17/2012

Friends University is pleased to announce that Dr. Eileen R. Borris, the author of Finding Forgiveness and an internationally renowned trainer in global peace initiatives, will speak about "Forgiveness: The Path to Personal and Global Peace" as part of this year's Garvey Lecture Series.  

The lecture and a book signing will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Alumni Auditorium, Davis Administration Building on the Friends University campus.  A training workshop will also take place Saturday morning, April 21.

For more information
Contact: 
Dr. Dixie Madden
Phone: 
316-295-5611
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu

Constitution Day 2011: Historian Speaks on Kansas’ Role in Civil War History

News Date: 
Tue. 09/06/2011

When most Americans think about the Civil War, Kansas isn’t the first state that comes to mind. But one Kansas historian has dedicated much of his career to researching our state’s struggles and contribution during the war and throughout history.

Dr. Brian Craig Miller, professor of history at Emporia State University and a speaker for the Kansas Humanities Council, will discuss Kansas’ historical significance in a Constitution Day lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium on the Friends University campus.

For more information
Contact: 
Dixie Madden
Phone: 
316-295-5611
E-mail: 
garveylecture@friends.edu