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3 days ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to offer support to University of Arizona students who would like to begin their study of Ancient Greek this winter! Ancient (classical) Greek is a requirement for the minor in New...
2 weeks ago
Religious Studies is now accepting applications for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships. The application deadline is November 1, 2022.  Awards will be made based on academic achievement, need, and seniority in the Religious Studies Program (the...
1 month ago
A one-time baseball prospect who followed his calling into the priesthood and then into academia, Dr. Robert A. Burns is remembered as a professor who dedicated 45 years to making the world a better place through education and understanding, with...
1 month ago
  In Summer 2023,  Dr. Courtney Friesen will be offering Classics and Religious Studies courses through the Arizona in Orvieto (Italy) study abroad program.   The tentative program dates in Italy are May 19 - June 25, 2023, and the Study Abroad...
2 months ago
Dr. Kristy Slominski, a UA Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, has been selected as one of 10 participants in the prestigious 2022 Young Scholars in American Religion Program.    Slominski, who joined the University of Arizona College of...
5 months ago
Three faculty members in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  Dr. Grant Adamson is promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer.   Dr. Max...
6 months ago
Fulfill Degree Requirements with Religious Studies!  All courses are fully online (asynchronous). Most meet Gen Ed requirements (including new Gen Ed requirements) - check the schedule of classes for more details. Summer Pre-Session (05/16/2022 - 06...
6 months ago
Dr. Karen Seat, Head of the Department of Religious Studies and Classics, is the inaugural recipient of the University’s Distinguished Head/Director’s Award.   Seat, who also serves as Director of the School of International Languages, Literatures,...
6 months ago
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 2, 2022 In 1978, Lionel England “Lee” Rombach donated funds to Religious Studies at the University of Arizona for the purpose of supporting upper-level undergraduates pursuing...
6 months ago
The Fred and Barbara Borga Award was established in honor of Fred and Barbara Borga through the generosity of their son Dr. Ross Schwartzberg. The award supports outstanding undergraduate students at the University of Arizona who are majoring in...
8 months ago
Fred and Barbara Borga Award for Religious Studies for Health Professionals The Fred and Barbara Borga Award supports undergraduate students at the University of Arizona who are majoring in Religious Studies with a concentration in Religious Studies...
9 months ago
The inaugural recipient of the Dorrance Dean’s Award for Research & Entrepreneurialism is Dr. Kristy L. Slominski, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.  Slominksi is awarded $20,000 for her project, “Health Humanities Training in Religion...

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