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
03/20/2015
Jacqueline Morgan, major, elected to Phi Beta Kappa
morgan-jacqueline-135x135.jpgMembership in this national honor society is limited to the top 10% of the CAS graduating class.
01/26/2015
Religion faculty take students to India, Oman, during J-term
Two new study abroad programs took students to south Asia and the Arabian peninsula for Winter Term 2015.
01/26/2015
Over 70% of Miami's religion faculty commended for impact on students
A student survey confirms "that we have extraordinary faculty members in Comparative Religion..."
10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
oma-volunteer-symposium_banner-image_102914.pngSara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.
05/09/2014
Department is awarded $5,000 Howe Writing Center Grant
The grant will support our faculty as they standardize liberal education outcomes for REL 101, our popular intro course.