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Lecture Series

Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series

The Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series was established by the School of Law in 1992 to honor founding Dean Hiram H. Lesar, whose many personal and professional concerns included an interest in civil rights.

In 1999, Dean Lesar was posthumously awarded the Founders' Medal by the School of Law for his leadership, integrity, and the vital role he played in establishing the Southern IllinoisUniversity School of Law.

Dr. Arthur Grayson Distinguished Lecture Series

The Dr. Arthur Grayson Distinguished Lecture Series began in 1996 and is named for a member of the Garwin family. The Garwin family and the Garwin Family Foundation are longtime supporters of health law programs and activities at the SIU School of Law. The late Dr. Leo Garwin was awarded a Founders' Medal by the School of Law in 2003.