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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.

GTU Offices and Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 23, 2012 - 11:59pm


Library Workshops

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (All day) to Friday, October 9, 2015 (All day)

In-Person workshop: Tuesday Oct. 6th at 2pm in the library teaching lab. No registration required. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours.

In-Person workshop: Wednesday Oct. 7th at 6pm in the library teaching lab. No registration required. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours.


GTU Celebrates Publication on Asian American Cultures

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:30pm
GTU faculty members and other contributors will celebrate on the publication of their encyclopedia Asian American Religious Cultures on Thursday, October 1. The event will be held in the Dinner Boardroom in the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library beginning at 6:30. 

Annual Book Sale

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's annual book sale will be held in Henry Mayo Newhall Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, September 30.

Hard cover books are $2.00; paperbacks, $1.00. A few books may be priced slightly higher. Arrive early for the best selection.

The books are received over the previous year from gift donations. Each year the sale is held on or near the feast day of St. Jerome, the patron saint of libraries.

CircumNavigators: Exhibit at Flora Lamson Hewlett Library

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 5:00am

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library will be hosting an art exhibit entitled CircumNavigators, by Christel Dillbohner and Danae Mattes from April 30 - November 15, 2015.Please join us for a reception for the artists on April 30th, 6pm-8pm with a special event, "Interval at the Atrium" at 7pm. Special thanks to the Jane Dillenberger Fine Arts Endowment for making this exhibition possible.

Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

Lecture by Dr. Todd Lawson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. 12PM-2PM Location: Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA, 94709.

Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to a reception Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu in celebration of Formless Form, the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y Nakasone.


GTU Library Book Sale

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Can't get enough books?  Come to the annual GTU Library book sale on the Library Plaza and choose from hundreds of books all on sale for $1-2.  People go wild for these books so be sure to get there early for the best selection!  There will be refreshments provided.


Celebrating the Life and Work of Jane Daggett Dillenberger, May 6 through June 30, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (All day) to Monday, June 30, 2014 (All day)

On the occasion of Jane Daggett Dillenberger's 98th birthday and the publication of her book with John Handley, The Religious Art of Pablo Picasso, select works of art are on display at the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library from May 6 through June 30, 2014. The art and other materials in her honor are from the Center for Arts, Religion and Education collection, as well as works from Dillenberger's personal collection and documents and images from the GTU Archives.

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