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William Schweiker, the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics and the Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at The Divinity School, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University at a ceremony January 24, 2014, in Uppsala, Sweden.  
Jack Cella will retire as general manager of the Seminary Co-op Bookstore on Oct. 13, the Co-op’s Board of Directors has announced.  
Daniel P. Sulmasy, Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics in the Department of Medicine and the Divinity School and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in the Department of Medicine, has been selected to deliver the Divinity School's John Nuveen Lecture for 2013.
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Two Divinity School faculty whose work focuses on the academic study of Buddhism have recently won major book awards in recognition of their work.  The study of Buddhism enjoys a long tradition at the University of Chicago, engaging students and faculty not only from the Divinity School, but also departments in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Jean Bethke Elshtain, one of the nation’s most prominent and provocative thinkers on religion, political philosophy, and ethics, died Sunday following a major cardiac incident earlier this summer. She was 72.
University of Chicago alumni are now able to access five important research databases and thousands of publications from any off-campus computer with an Internet connection.  These electronic resources for alumni are being provided by the University of Chicago Alumni Association and the University of Chicago Library.
Greening the Divinity School, a collaborative student, staff and faculty group that aims to improve the environmental sustainability of the Divinity School community, events, and Swift Hall, has been awarded a SAGE award from the University of Chicago Office of Sustainability.
In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of French culture, Arnold I. Davidson has been named to the rank of Officer in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Entering with the rank of Officer means that Prof. Davidson enters this prestigious chivalric order with special distinction.

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