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2 years ago
Joey Horowitz, who graduated from the University of Arizona in May 2017, shares why he chose to major in Religious Studies. During his senior year at UA, Joey was accepted into 8 law schools with funding, including three full scholarships. He is...
2 years ago
Mandala Events This Week Sponsoring Units: College of Humanities, Departments of Religious Studies and Classics, & East Asian Studies.   Every day from 9am-5pm through Thursday, April 6, Tibetan Buddhist monks are working on creating a mandala...
2 years ago
The University of Arizona Religious Studies Program’s Response to Vandalism of the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and Threats to the Tucson Jewish Community Center (JCC) A core mission of the Religious Studies Program at the University of Arizona...
2 years ago
Dr. Peter W. Foley (1961-2016) In Memoriam Dr. Peter W. Foley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Faculty Associate in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, as well as the founding director of the UA Institute for the...
2 years ago
Chelsea Forer, who is double majoring in Religious Studies and Anthropology, has been named a recipient of the 2017 SILLC Global Award. This award will provide funding for her to participate in the Arizona in Bhutan study abroad program in the...
2 years ago
This year, the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies will fund two Religious Studies majors participating in 2017 study abroad programs. The two Swaim Award recipients are Religious Studies majors Chelsea Forer and Blayne Roach....
2 years ago
The Religious Studies Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lionel Rombach and Ora Bretall Scholarships for 2016-2017. The scholarship amounts range from $1,000-$2,000 and are applied to the educational expenses of Religious Studies...
2 years ago
Dr. Courtney Friesen is conducting a study abroad in Orvieto, Italy for Summer 2017. Dr. Friesen is offering the following courses through UA's Arizona in Italy Study Abroad Program: RELI 280 - Introduction to the New Testament: History, Religion,...
2 years ago
RECOMMENDED STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES STUDENTS IN 2017: Arizona in Bhutan & Arizona in Italy. Arizona in Bhutan with Dr. Rae Dachille, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies. Arizona in Bhutan will run...
2 years ago
Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in an Associated Press news article, “Black musicians reflecting turmoil of the times in music,” regarding his expertise in hip hop studies: “These artists are dealing with a lot of things that they...
2 years ago
Funding is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Classics and Religious Studies courses offered in Orvieto, Italy in Summer 2017. The full list of eligible courses is below. This funding can cover all expenses related to study...
3 years ago
7:00pm @ The Poetry Center Guest Lecture by Jonathan Hess Dr. Hess will explore the real and symbolic roles that the theatre played in shaping Jewish identity and the relations between Germans and Jews in the centuries before the Holocaust. Dr. Hess...

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