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1 month ago
Alyssa Jean Peterson, graduating with a triple major in Religious Studies, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Biochemistry, will receive the University’s Robert Logan Nugent Award.   Peterson, graduating magna cum laude, is one of two recipients of...
2 months ago
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 3, 2021  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...
2 months ago
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 3, 2021  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...
2 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...
2 months ago
Fulfill Degree Requirements with Religious Studies!  All courses are fully online (asynchronous) and fulfill Gen Ed requirements. Summer Pre-Session (05/17/2021 - 06/05/2021) RELI 160A1 - Gods, Goddesses, and Demons: Divinity in South Asia RELI...
6 months ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is happy to announce the winners of the Lionel Rombach and Ora Bretall Scholarship Awards for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Awardees for the Ora Bretall Award are (alphabetical by last name): Jillian...
7 months ago
Dr. Vijay Patel, a 2008 graduate in Religious Studies now working as Director of Dental Services at Marana Health Center, is the College of Humanities 2020 Young Professional Achievement Award recipient.   Patel graduated with honors from the...
7 months ago
Donna Swaim, a revered teacher and mentor whose 50-year University of Arizona career stretched broadly across campus, from humanities to medicine to athletics, and included trips to dozens of countries for student study abroad, has passed away. She...
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8 months ago
Professor Daisy Vargas was interviewed by the Religion News Service for the following article about the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.   Amy Coney Barrett nomination fight leaves progressive Catholics feeling unseen   ...
9 months ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to offer support to students who would like to begin their study of Ancient Greek this winter!   Greek 101- Elementary Classical Greek I will be available fully online during the upcoming...
9 months ago
Fulfill some of your General Education with Religious Studies. Tier I Traditions and Cultures, Diversity Emphasis RELI 160A1 Gods, Goddesses & Demons RELI 160D4 Intro to World Religions   Tier II Humanities, Diversity Emphasis RELI 350 Hindu...
9 months ago
In June 2020, Religious Studies lecturer Konden Smith Hansen won the “Best First Book” prize from the Mormon History Association for his recent book, Frontier Religion: Mormons and America, 1857-1907. Frontier Religion examines the dramatic...

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