Oct. 12, 2015
Professor Andrea McComb Sanchez will present "The Role of Religion in the Colonization and Consolidation of the American Southwest" at the Colonial Conquest in the Nazi East and the American West: Value and Limits of Comparative Approaches Symposium…
April 7, 2015
Thomas (T.J.) Mitchell Jr., a double major in Religious Studies and PPEL (Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law), has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship by the ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. He will begin law school there in Fall…
April 6, 2015
Tiffany Lee, a pre-med undergraduate triple majoring in Religious Studies, Creative Writing, and Nutritional Sciences, is the first recipient of the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies. This award will provide funding for her to…
March 6, 2015
Dr. Andrea McComb Sanchez delivered the keynote lecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara's Symposium on Native Food Ways, Environmentalism, and Biocolonialism on March 6, 2015. Her lecture was titled "It's not just food!  Religious…
Jan. 18, 2015
The University of Arizona Religious Studies Program’s Response to the Planned Anti-Islam Rally A core mission of the Religious Studies Program at the University of Arizona is to foster deeper understanding of the complex religious…
Jan. 15, 2015
Dr. Peter Foley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director of the Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC), and Faculty Associate in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies has been elected to the Slater…
Jan. 6, 2015
The Religious Studies Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lionel Rombach and Ora Bretall Scholarships for 2014-2015. The scholarship amounts range from $1,000-$2,000 and are applied to the educational expenses of Religious Studies…
Dec. 9, 2014
A core mission of the Religious Studies Program at the University of Arizona is to foster deeper understanding of the complex religious traditions in our community and around the world. Over the years, many of our students have visited the Islamic…
Dec. 7, 2014
On December 7, Dr. Robert A. Burns will be lecturing at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The topic of his lecture will be "15th Century and Martin Luther." Our Savior's Lutheran Church is located at 1200 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719.
Dec. 6, 2014
Religious Studies major and graduating senior Kirsten Hubbell was nominated for the College of Humanities Outstanding Senior Award. Out of a very competitive pool of nominees, she received Honorable mention for the Award and will be recognized at…
Dec. 1, 2014
Dr. Julian Kunnie's latest book The Cost of Globalization: Dangers to the Earth and Its People has been published by MacFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.  "Over the past 25 years, numerous books have been written on the advantages and…
Nov. 16, 2014
Dr. Caleb Simmons gave an introductory lecture about the "Basics of Hinduism" as part of the Interfaith Forum for the Adult Education group at the Foothills Luthern Church in Tucson, AZ on November 16.