February 4, 2011 - Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori (CDSP MDiv '94, DD '01, CDSP Trustee) was named to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. In 2008, she was number two on the London Daily Telegraph's list of 50 most influential Anglicans. Read full list of nominations.
Submitted by communications on Fri, 02/04/2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010 - Yolande Adelson, GTU Trustee, died December 29 following a battle with cancer.
A former lawyer, arbitrator, mediator, and higher education administrator, Mrs. Adelson was a vital and strong presence in the GTU community since 2003, working assiduously on behalf of students and to help the GTU address the challenges and opportunities of being a diverse institution.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 12/29/2010 - 12:00am
Dr. Alejandro García-Rivera, faculty member at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, passed away Monday morning, December 13. His death is a sorrow for all, particularly for his family and the many colleagues at JST who were so attentive to him and to his wife during his illness. He leaves behind a wife, Kathryn, and two daughters, Sophia and Elizabeth.
Submitted by communications on Mon, 12/13/2010 - 12:00am
Shijung Shim is a self-proclaimed “1.5” Korean-American. Moving from Korea to Seattle with her family as a teenager, she received her middle and high school education here in the States. She remained stateside for her bachelor’s degree in psychology but returned to Korea for her masters in pastoral care and counseling. One particular GTU professor, Lewis Rambo, helped convince Shim to earn a Ph.D. here in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 07/29/2010 - 12:12pm
June 7, 2010 - In the framework of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Intellectual Watch series, Dr. Munir Jiwa, the founding Director and Assistant Professor at the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, presents his latest research and engages in a discussion on Muslim cultural producers — comedians, performers, musicians, visual artists... — who put into question the divide between the secular and the religious.
Submitted by communications on Mon, 06/07/2010 - 2:38pm