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    GTU Admissions Hosts Drop-In Hours

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    GTU Collection of Sacred World Art Virtual Gallery Opening

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    28th Annual Reading of the Sacred Texts with Kathryn Barush

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    GTU Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting AAR Western Region

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    Sustainable Societies Conference II - Visions for a Viable Future: In a Time of COVID & Climate Calamity

    In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic and climate calamity, when the linked injustices of economic, social, and environmental inequity are on the rise, what answers can our religious traditions provide? These are the questions we’ll be exploring at Sustainable Societies Conference II.

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    Dr. Karen Barkey to Deliver 2021 Surjit Singh Lecture

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    GTU’s Center for Jewish Studies Receives Major Gift from Taube Philanthropies

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The GTU is the most comprehensive center for the graduate study of religion in North America, bringing together scholars of the world’s great religions and wisdom traditions. Discover the more than twenty schools, centers, and affiliates that form this one-of-a-kind union.

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The GTU supports intensive scholarly inquiry and deep personal engagement with religious tradition and practice. Students pursue their interests within a diverse community composed of many smaller communities, in an atmosphere of multi-religious freedom, curiosity, respect, and dialogue.

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Whether your studies involve interreligious topics or in-depth inquiry within a particular tradition, the GTU offers exceptional opportunities for critical and creative scholarship. Through four interdisciplinary departments and more than thirty specific concentrations, our master’s and doctoral programs invite innovative study of religion in a twenty-first century context.

GTU Admissions Drop-In Hour

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1:00pm to 2:00pm

On the Edge: The Wonder, Beauty, and Wisdom of Illuminated Manuscripts

Part of a series of virtual workshops offered by CARe covering a wide variety of themes in the arts and religion. Each topic is covered by two 2-hour-long workshops. Open to students and community members alike, each workshop pair carries a $100 fee. CARe workshops are open to all - no experience...

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1:00pm to 3:00pm

GTU 2.0 - Community Town Hall

All GTU community members across the consortium are invited to attend a virtual “GTU 2.0 – Community Town Hall” on Tuesday, March 2nd, from 3-4:30pm.

To request Zoom access, please reach out to Melissa Haddick at:

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