A Surprise on His Seventieth

On May 29th, Rich was surprised by his family (Sue, Barb, Beth, Marj, and Meg) and a host of former students, postdocs and colleagues with a party to celebrate his 70th birthday. It began with a breakfast in his backyard and proceeded through seminars at KU and a tour of the new research facilities. The finale was a barbeque at the Givens' residence, complete with toasts and roasts. The day long party and these videos were the result of dedicated hard work of his wife, Sue, and his daughters, Special thanks go to:

His Family:

Sue Givens (the Organizer!!)
Barb and Jon Heeb, Rachel and Harrison
Beth and Jack Porter, Cam and Clare
Marj Givens and Trey Sato, Jane and Jeffrey
Meg Givens
And Rich's brother and three of his sisters

The Students and Postdocs led by:

Bill Kueper
Bogdan Matuszewski
Romi Singh
Plus all the others who were able to attend or to send their greetings.

Several Colleagues:

Craig Lunte
Susan Teague
Along with many of Rich's friends who attended or sent salutations.

An Excavation At Malott



Richard S. Givens, HNU Professor at Work



A Givens Family Photo Album



The Givens Group Surprise 70th Birthday Party



More 70th Birthday Party Photos


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