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    GTU Announces Rabbi Daniel Lehmann as President

    The GTU is pleased to announce the selection of Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann as the eighth president in the school’s fifty-six-year history. Rabbi Lehmann comes to the GTU from Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, where he served as president and professor of pluralism and Jewish education. Lehmann will begin his term as GTU president on August 1, 2018
    Jean-François Racine

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    Jean-François Racine Receives 2018 GTU Excellence in Teaching Award

    The GTU is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-François Racine, associate professor of New Testament at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU), is the recipient of its 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award. 

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Celebrating the GTU Class of 2018

The GTU honored 43 graduates at its 2018 Commencement Exercises on May 10. You can read more about it here, and watch the replay of the streaming video.

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For Such a Time As This

Read the tribute to retiring president Riess Potterveld written by former dean and current professor Arthur Holder. From the Spring 2018 issue of Skylight magazine.  

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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.

Library Public Presentation: Collection Development

Come to the public presentation for the Head of Collection Development. 

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
9:30am to 10:30am

Leadership in an Unpredictable Future -- Ethics in Innovation

The Ignite Institute at PSR invites you to join them (online or in person) for an exciting conversation with cross-sector leaders looking at the intersection of Ethics and Technology.

Microsoft Store, Palo Alto

The Bay Area MFA Show Opening Reception

Join CARe for the opening of The Bay Area MFA Show! There will be music, refreshments and an Artists Talk by the MFA students themselves.
This exhibition showcases the work of five Master of Fine Arts students from around the Bay Area.

Doug Adams Gallery