We’re not supposed to trust others. Read the headlines, blogs, and study the data. It seems that everyone is wary, that everyone is doubtful. But our sense of social trust and togetherness can be restored.
“The Science of Trust and Why it Matters”, presented by best-selling author Ulrich Boser will be the 11th installment of the Garvey Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium.
Boser will discuss how the emerging research on trust can improve our lives, rebuild our economy, and strengthen society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.