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    Dr. Eduardo Fernández Named 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

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    Dr. Uriah Y. Kim Named Ninth President of the Graduate Theological Union

    The Graduate Theological Union’s Board of Trustees this week announced the appointment of Dr. Uriah Y. Kim as the institution’s Ninth President, effective immediately. Serving as Interim President since February 2020, Dr. Kim was unanimously selected during a special convening of the Board, which includes representation from the presidents of all consortium member schools. 

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    Dr. Cecilia González-Andrieu Named 2020 GTU Alumna of the Year

    The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Cecilia González-Andrieu (PhD, ’07) as the GTU’s 2020 Alumna of the Year.

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Drawing the Soul Toward Truth Artist Panel

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Join us on Zoom for a panel discussion with artists from CARe's Fall 2020 exhibition, Drawing the Soul Toward Truth: Hindu and Muslim Sacred Geometry.

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2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

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The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that Dr. Eduardo Fernández, S.J., will be recognized as the 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer on November 11, 2020.

Each November, the GTU faculty honors a distinguished professor who embodies the scholarly...

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