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GTU Students of Color Gathering

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 5:00pm

Are you a student of color?
Do you think you are a student of color?
Do you know what a student of color is?

Come to our event and find out! Let’s explore possibilities for creating community!

There will be a potluck gathering so please bring a food item to share.

First floor lounge, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 Le Roy Avenue, Berkeley

For more info, contact Malia,


2013-14 Newhall Fellows

Project Student Faculty

Introduction to Islam

Ali Ataie

Munir Jiwa

Hellenism, Judaism, and Empire

Ashley Bacchi

Deena Aranoff

Israelite House Religion

Jose Balcells

Aaron Brody

Liturgy and Music in East and West

First Annual Women & Religion Student Conference

Women’s Studies in Religion hosts

The First Annual

Women & Religion Student Conference


March 2, 2012


Tucson Room at the

Church Divinity School of the Pacific

2451 Ridge Road

Berkeley, CA 94709


Doctoral Student Forum

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 5:00pm

Attention GTU Doctoral Students:

The Student Advisory Council invites you to the annual Doctoral Student Forum. The Forum is an opportunity for students to voice their issues and concerns. The forum will be held on Wednesday, February 20th from 5PM to 7PM in the student lounge in the Le Conte Building. Refreshments will be served.


Scholarship Resources Workshop

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 6:00pm

This workshop is designed to introduce GTU doctoral students and those interested in doctoral programs to funding resources available with a focus on each stage of the academic program: coursework, comprehensive exams, dissertation, as well as a look into the future.  The workshop will be held in the Teaching Lab at the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library on Wednesday, February 20, from 6:00 - 7:00pm, space is limited. To register, please email:

Dissertation Writing Workshop

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 9:00am

The professional development program invites you to a Dissertation Writing Worship on Friday February 1st from 9AM to 3PM in the Dinner Board Room. The workshop will be presented by Kathleen Kline.

Thinking about your proposal, or already in the middle of writing? This workshop (highly recommended for candidates) will address: what is a dissertation and what needs to be in it? effective academic writing, and how to survive the dissertation-writing process.

Two First-year Doctoral Students Receive FTE Doctoral Fellowships

The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that two doctoral students, Leslie Bowling-Dyer and Diandra Chretain, who began their studies in Fall 2012, are also in the 2012 class of The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) North American Doctoral Fellows.

GTU Common MA Student Orientation

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 8:30am to 2:00pm

Dinner Boardroom, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

2013 Annual Institute of Buddhist Studies Graduate Student Symposium

Saturday, April 13, 2013 (All day)

Buddhist Ritual, Buddhist Culture

Keynote speaker Dr. Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania

Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

Catholics and the Environment: A Student’s Address

As a recent article noted (“The ‘green’ pope: Benedict’s calls for creation earns notice”), Benedict XVI’s pro-active and public stance on the environment, both in writing and leadership, has earned him the moniker, the “green” pope.

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