05/15/2015
Religion faculty mentor Undergraduate Summer Scholars
Students Jackie Wagner and Kimberly Blake will pursue research projects on 9/11 and the "patriotic sacred" and on preservation practices at a Mormon historic site.
05/08/2015
Students present research, receive honors, as school year ends
On May 7, our department held its annual awards ceremony, combined with an undergraduate student symposium on "Early Christian Literature and Religion."
05/01/2015
Visiting professor Daniel Scarborough is off to Kazakhstan
scarborough-115x135.jpgBest wishes to Dr. Scarborough as he prepares to move with his family to his new position at Nazarbaev University!
04/24/2015
Graduate Jason Sprague receives Cushwa Center grant
sprague-jason-115x135.jpgA former M.A. student of our department receives funding for his research on Catholicism among Native Americans.
04/24/2015
Caroline Grace Williams, major, performs in "Avenue Q"
williams-caroline-grace-125x135.jpgA double major in theater and religion, Caroline Grace vamps it up in the part of "Lucy the Slut."
04/17/2015
Comparative Religion faculty and students present their research
hasan-sketch-135x135.jpgUndergrad Katie Poppe reads a paper about Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan at a conference of the American Academy of Religion.
04/10/2015
Applications still accepted for Oman/UAE study abroad
oman2tn.jpgDue to the success of the Winter Term trip, Dr. Nathan French will lead a second trip to the Arabian peninsula, May 19-31.
04/10/2015
New video about Winter 2015 India trip
Students reflect on their J-term experiences: "The people part and the religion part intertwined [to] help me with personal relations..."
04/01/2015
Miami students embrace Middle Eastern culture firsthand in university’s first study abroad trip to Oman
During Winter Term 2015, 11 Miami students visited the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula for Miami's inaugural "Transitions and Traditions in Oman" trip, which was intended to help them think critically about Omani culture from religious, cultural, political, social, economic, and historical perspectives