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    Statement of Purpose Workshop

    The annual Statement of Purpose (SOP) Workshop is presented by the GTU Admissions Office and led by Professor Arthur Holder. This event will help prepare applicants to write a statement of purpose for a graduate program application. Our panelists will speak on the qualities of a strong statement of purpose, best practices, and tips to make a statement stand out.

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    2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble

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    2021 GTU Alumni Reception

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    GTU Announces 2021 Alumnus of the Year: Rev. Dr. Al Tizon

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    The Madrasa-Midrasha Program Announces 2021 Haas Student Research Grant Recipients

    The GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program is pleased to announce the recipients of 2021 summer research grants to support GTU students working on interreligious projects related to Judaism and/or Islam. These grants were made possible through the generosity of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, which has supported the Madrasa-Midrasha Program since its inception in 2008.  

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    Colyn Wohlmut Appointed Director of Library Services

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    William D. Glenn, GTU Board of Trustees Chair, Named Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer

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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.

Statement of Purpose Workshop

The annual Statement of Purpose (SOP) Workshop is presented by the GTU Admissions Office and led by Professor Arthur Holder. This event will help prepare applicants to write a statement of purpose for a graduate program application. Our panelists will speak on the qualities of a strong statement of...

Zoom
10:00am to 11:00am

'Grief and Magic: A Conversation on Ritual and Loss' with Merissa Nathan Gerson and Jessica Lanyadoo

Join the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies and The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco in hosting a conversation between author (and CJS alum) Merissa Nathan Gerson and Oakland-based astrologer and podcaster Jessica Lanyadoo about Gerson's new book Forget Prayers, Bring Cake: A...

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6:00pm

WSR Speaks with Dr. Inese Radzins About Feminist Philosophy and Simone Weil

Online Event
12:00pm