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The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences Announces $1.3 Million in New Support from the John Templeton Foundation


from Currents Spring 2015

The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS) has received $1.3 million in new funding from the John Templeton Foundation to support and enhance CTNS programming.

GTU Board Endorses New Initiatives for Expansion, Affirms Commitment to Robust Degree Programs and Research Library

October 30, 2014, Berkeley, CA — At its meeting on October 29, 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Graduate Theological Union reviewed a series of recommendations from a consulting firm regarding the school’s current and future programming. The board has announced several key decisions that will strengthen the GTU’s status as a premier center for the study of the world’s major religious traditions.

Dr. Riess Potterveld Elected President of the Graduate Theological Union

Berkeley, CA - The Board of Trustees of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) has announced the election of Riess Potterveld as the next president of the GTU. Dr. Potterveld, who has served as the GTU’s acting president since July 1, 2013, was elected by the unanimous vote of attending board members at a meeting on June 20, 2014.

CTNS Turns 35—and Becomes a GTU Program!

The NEW Center for the Arts & Religion at the GTU

From the Fall 2016 issue of Currents, view PDF

By Elizabeth S. Peña

Picturing things, taking a view, is what makes us human; art is making sense and giving shape to that sense. It is like the religious search for God. —Gerhard Richter

From the President

Mercy: The Heart of Peace, An Interfaith Meeting of Prayer for Peace

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 5:45pm

Hosted by the Archdiocese of Oakland, Mercy: the Heart of Peace will embody the message that peace lies at the heart of religion, and that believers are called to be peacemakers and instruments of mercy. GTU President Riess Potterveld will be among those offering public prayers at the event, which features participants representing multiple faith traditions.

Currents Fall 2015

In this Issue:

COVER STORY

Beauty that Empowers by Suzanne E. Miller

 

Coffee with the President

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:00pm

The Student Advisory Committee cordially invites you to come enjoy morning coffee and conversation with GTU President Riess Potterveld!

When: Wednesday, March 9th 9:00 - 10:30 am
Where: President's Office, 3rd Floor GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA

 

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