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    The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library at 35 Years: Celebrating, Remembering, and Preparing for the Future

    Thirty-five years ago, a landmark event took place in North Berkeley. After decades of planning, collaboration, and construction, the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library dedication ceremony on Holy Hill celebrated the completion of a centralized library that could serve the entire Graduate Theological Union consortium, creating a physical landmark to attest to the spiritual and academic fellowship that had guided the work of the GTU since its formation in 1962. 

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    Dr. Deidre N. Green Named Assistant Professor of Latter-day Saints/Mormon Studies at the GTU

    The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that Dr. Deidre N. Green has been named Assistant Professor of Latter-day Saints/Mormon Studies at the GTU. Dr. Green will join the faculty on July 1, 2022, and she will begin offering courses in the Fall 2022 semester. A global scholar of religion whose work incorporates the philosophy of religion, feminist theology, and activism, Dr. Green brings a fresh perspective to the interpretation of scripture and other theological sources, such as in her forthcoming volume, Latter-day Saint Perspectives on Atonement, co-edited with Eric D. Huntsman (University of Illinois).

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    Dr. Devin P. Zuber Honored with the 2022 GTU Excellence in Teaching Award

    The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2022 GTU Excellence in Teaching Award.   

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    Center for Theology and Natural Sciences Celebrates Dr. Robert Russell’s 40-Years of Leadership, Welcomes Dr. Braden Molhoek as New Director

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    Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson Named GTU Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs

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    Introducing a Newly Expanded GTUx – Now Available Online

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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.

Grief, Healing, and Dance

Join us in person for the second in our two-part series with CARe's Dance Scholar in Residence, Dr. Alexander H. Schwan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Theater Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion. 

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LDS Building
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Madrasa-Midrasha | Summer Institute 2022

The Madrasa-Midrasha Program at the Graduate Theological Union is excited to present its 2022 Summer Institute, a series of workshops that will focus on language, textual, and calligraphy studies, as well as a film screening and discussion.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
9:00am to 4:30pm

Geografías Paralelas Opening Celebration!

Geografías paralelas, "parallel geographies," is an exhibition of artworks by the artist collective PESARE. Formed of three artists who migrated to the USA as young adults from Latin America and the Caribbean, PESARE seeks to create transcendence with equilibrium and balance by basing their work...

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4:00pm to 5:00pm