Applications open for Altman Undergraduate Fellows
Students interested in medicine and religion should consider applying to be a 2016-2017 Altman Undergraduate Fellow.
Upcoming talk on Kalmyk Buddhism
Postdoctoral fellow Ted Holland will speak about religious revival among the Kalmyks of Russia, the only majority-Buddhist ethnic group in Europe.
Dr. Johnson on the legacy of Dr. King
Assistant professor Rory Johnson reflects on Martin Luther King's legacy of nonviolence at the blog "Sightings."
Dr. Wilson becomes Scripps Research Fellow
scripps.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson has been appointed a Research Fellow of the Scripps Gerontology Center, in recognition of her work on religion and aging.
Dr. French to become ITS affiliate
Demonstrating the interdisciplinary nature of the religion major, assistant professor Nathan French--a specialist in jihadist movements--is now formally affiliated with Miami's international studies program.
Department faculty present their research at annual meetings
aar-sbl.jpgFaculty from Miami's Department of Comparative Religion made the annual "pilgrimage" to their professional societies' conferences, where they presented papers to colleagues.
Dr. French speaks about the Paris attacks
Assistant professor Nathan French joins other Miami faculty to discuss the recent horrifying events in Paris in their larger contexts.
CRSA to hold religion and health symposium
religion-health-135x100.jpgThe Comparative Religion Student Association is organizing a symposium on "Religion & Health," featuring Miami faculty in comparative religion, English, and kinesiology.
A new book, plus a new edition, from Dr. Williams
Professor emeritus Peter Williams has a forthcoming new book, "Religion, Art, and Money," plus a new edition of his popular reference book, "America's Religions."