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    Featured News

    Jennifer Fernandez Awarded HTI Fellowship

    Congratulations to GTU doctoral candidate Jennifer Fernandez (Theology and Ethics) who has been selected to receive a Hispanic Theological Initiative/Lilly Fellowship for 2019-2020.

    GTU Alumni and Faculty Books

    Nominations for $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize Close April 24

    Wednesday, April 24, is the deadline to nominate 2018 books written by GTU alumni or current faculty members for the $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize. Find contest guidelines and online nomination form here. 

    Read Our Spring 2019 Issue Online

    Skylight Celebrates Interreligious Teaching Team

    In the Spring 2019 Skylight, you'll meet two Newhall student scholars who are bringing an interreligious approach to Women's Studies at the GTU, read a profile of alum of the year Greg Sterling, and learn about our innovative Sustainability 360 Initiative. Plus, find out about a new GTU journal and an upcoming sacred music festival, and get news updates from our centers, schools, and art galleries. 

    Featured Event

    2019 GTU Commencement

    The 2019 GTU Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary at Zaytuna College. If you can't celebrate with our graduates in person, join us via live streaming video

    GTU Voices

    Learning and Growing in a Liminal Space

    "As the son of a first-generation immigrant, I walk a delicate tightrope when it comes to cultural identification: Am I Mexican or American? . . .  Liminal space defines a large portion of my identity. Now, interestingly, it is shaping the way I do my work as a biblical scholar."

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    Aya Baron Receives Wexner Fellowship for Rabbinical Studies

    Featured Event

    CRISPR Babies and Beyond: The Broad Range of Applications and Implications of CRISPR Gene Editing Technology

    Arvin Gouw on the applications and implications of CRISPR technology

    Featured Event

    Islamophobia Conference -- Virtual Internment: Islamophobia, Surveillance, and Unequal Citizenship

    The 10 Annual Islamophobia Conference at UC Berkeley, cosponsored by the GTU Center for Islamic Studies, includes a series of weeknight events (April 15 -18) followed by a weekend conference (April 19-21).  CIS Director Munir Jiwa will be speaking at the Monday evening event.

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Insight e-Newsletter

Insight is the e-newsletter of the GTU featuring news, upcoming events, and more. Read recent editions here, or sign-up to receive INSIGHT and other news from the GTU.

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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.

2019 GTU Commencement

The 2019 GTU Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary at Zaytuna College. If you can't celebrate with our graduates in person, join us via live streaming video

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