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    Distinguished Faculty Lecture with Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble

    Our Pedagogical Charge: Weaving Hope and Justice into the Gossamer-thin Fabric of Religious Democracy

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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 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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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.

The Creatives’ Cove: Creatives in Solidarity

The GTU’s Creatives’ Cove student group invites you to answer the call to weave together community. Join us on Zoom for an end-of-year celebration with other creatives. Bring along artworks you’re working on, questions you’re wrestling with, creative endeavors you’re beginning — or just to chat!


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Art Break with Benjamin Heller

Benjamin Heller is a cross disciplinary artist, blurring the traditional boundaries of media to uncover newfound vitality in their intersections. Drawing from a diverse background and training in visual arts, photography, dance, and physical improvisation, his works are rooted in the movement of...

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Faiths in Conversation: Hinduism & Justice | Dr. Rita Sherma & Dr. Jonathan Wyn Schofer

This Faiths in Conversation series webinar on "Hinduism & Justice" features a conversation between CDS Director Dr. Rita D. Sherma and UT-Austin Associate Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Jonathan Wyn Schofer.

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