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    The GTU Bids Dean Davidson a Fond Farewell and Warmly Welcomes Interim Dean Ocker

    After two years of providing strong leadership during a period of dynamic change, Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson is stepping away from her role as Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU). Dr. Davidson’s roots at the GTU run deep.

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    GTU, Hindu Spiritual Care Institute, and Motwani-Jadeja Foundation Celebrate the First Interreligious Hindu Chaplains in Pioneering Partnership

    The GTU celebrates a major milestone in the collaborative partnership with the Hindu Spiritual Care Institute and the Motwani-Jadeja Foundation by introducing the first seven interreligious Hindu Chaplains, who will serve as ambassadors of spiritual wellness and community service.

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    Dr. Rita D. Sherma Named 2024 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

    The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce that Dr. Rita D. Sherma will be recognized as the 2024 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer this November. 

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    Dr. Eugene Eung-Chun Park Named 2024 GTU Excellence in Teaching Award Winner

    The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce that Dr. Eugene Eung-Chun Park, Dana and David Dornsife Professor of New Testament, has been selected as the recipient of the GTU Excellence in Teaching Award for 2024. The honor was announced at the GTU Commencement exercises on May 9. 

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    Islamic Law Scholar Dr. Ahmed Khater Appointed to Full-Time Faculty Position

    The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to share that Dr. Ahmed Khater has moved from his role as an adjunct professor to a full-time teaching position in the Center for Islamic Studies.

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    Artificial Intelligence, Authentic Religion, and Applied Ethics

    This GTUx Original will explore some of the ethical and theological implications of AI.

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Faculty Across the Consortium

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A Diverse Institution of

Groundbreaking Religious Scholarship

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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Pursue Your Deepest Intentions

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.

A Graduate School Where

Religion Engages the World

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.

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Visit our stunning campus on Wednesdays (by appointment)

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The Bay Area MFA Show 3 Opening Celebration!

Join us to celebrate the opening of The Bay Area MFA Show 3!

The Bay Area MFA Show is back for a third iteration, showcasing the work of recent graduates from the Bay Area's leading MFA programs.

Doug Adams Gallery
5:00pm to 7:00pm