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Professional Development

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Announcing Our 2017-2018 Newhall Recipients

The Graduate Theological Union congratulates eighteen doctoral students who are recipients of Newhall Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year.
   

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

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.

GTU Presence at AAR/SBL 2012

As has been the case for a number of years, GTU alumni, faculty, and students will make a strong showing during the 2012 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). GTU connected persons will serve as 30 presenters, 7 panelists, 2 respondents, and 1 presider during SBL and 55 presenters, 6 panelists, 5 respondents, and 18 presiders during AAR. AAR and SBL are the central professional organizations for those engaged in religion and scholarship of the Bible.

Preparing the Academic Conference Paper Proposal Panel

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 1:00pm

Conference Prep flyerDr. Flora Keshgegian, Dr. Inese Radzins, and Dr. Jennifer Davidson

A discussion of questions such as: How does one respond to a call for papers? What makes for an effective proposal? What should one include in a proposal & what should be left out?

Brown Bag Lunch

Preparing the Academic Conference Paper Proposal Panel

Dr. Flora Keshgegian, Dr. Inese Radzins, and Dr. Jennifer Davidson

A discussion of questions such as: How does one respond to a call for papers? What makes for an effective proposal? What should one include in a proposal & what should be left out?

Writing The Academic Statement of Purpose Workshop

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 12:30pm

Applying to doctoral programs? This is a workshop to help you with a key component in the process. Join GTU Dean Arthur Holder and faculty panelists in a discussion of the academic statement of purpose, the essence of the application for admission to a doctoral program. The panel will provide key suggestions for crafting this important "little" document. Join us Thursday, October 4, from 12:30-2pm in the Dinner Board Room of the GTU Hewlett Library.

Dossier Service

GTU Dossier Services assists GTU doctoral candidates and graduates who are seeking teaching appointments in higher education. Services include e-mail notification of job openings in religious studies, a dossier service, and links to job search resources on the GTU website. To open a dossier file, call 510/649-2440 or e-mail Angela Munoz. Those seeking advice about the academic job search are encouraged to discuss this process with their faculty advisor or committee members.

New Students

As you prepare to begin your new journey at the GTU and in Berkeley, here are some dates and links to helpful and important information.

(Click the link above to access academic calendar)
 
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SCHEDULE     

Accreditation and Educational Effectiveness

Accreditation

The Graduate Theological Union is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510/748-9001
Fax: 510/748-9797
Website: www.wascsenior.org

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