News

Divinity School faculty in recent news.  
Congratulations to the 2017 Divinity School Prize for Excellence in Teaching recipients. The annual prize recognizes and encourages the superior preparation of our doctoral students for careers in teaching.    
The Divinity School is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Marty Center Fellows, who represent the Marty Center's emphasis on global interactions and aspects of religion.         
The Divinity School offers over 100 courses a year in the academic study of religion. Browse our upcoming courses: this Autumn we will be offering  "The Muhammadan Reality," "The Holy Land in the Middle Ages," "Introduction to Kabbalah" – and many more. 
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan (JD’76, PhD’93 and a former Divinity School Dean of Students) receives the AAR's 2017 Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion. Read this and more news from alumni – and make sure to share your own!     
THIS WEEK! The Enhancing Life Project, which links scholars across diverse fields of study, holds its capstone conference (open to the public). Read more in this news story.
Rev. Teresa (Terri) Hord Owens (MDiv'03), Dean of Students in the Divinity School, has been ected the General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Rev. Owens' election makes her the first woman of color to lead a mainline Protestant denomination. Read our complete story. 
Mark G. Toulouse (PhD'84) has been named the Divinity School Alumnus of the Year for 2018. Read our complete story on Professor Toulouse, who recently retired from his position of Prinipal at Emmuel College at the University of Toronto.   
Laurie Zoloth, Dean and Margaret E. Burton Professor of Religion, has started at the School. Please read her welcoming message.
The 530th Convocation took place on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Video of the convocation and a photo album of our diploma ceremony and reception are now available. Enjoy! 

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