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Religious Studies Department News

Professor Emeritus Kwasi Yirenkyi

It is with profound sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Emeritus Professor Kwasi Yirenkyi, who died on May 31 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted on 6/7/2016 2:25:10 PM

Downie (Religious Studies) Wins Faculty Recognition Award

Alison Downie is the 2015–16 recipient of the Center for Teaching Excellence Award for Content Pedagogy.

Posted on 5/4/2016 11:17:22 AM

Murphy Named Religious Studies Student of the Month

Ashley Murphy (BA Religious Studies and Criminology double major) has become the second recipient of the Religious Studies Department Student of the Month Award for February 2016.

Posted on 4/1/2016 10:01:07 AM

Cutlip Named Religious Studies Student of the Month

Michael Cutlip (BA Religious Studies) has become the first recipient of the Religious Studies Department's Student of the Month Award.

Posted on 2/15/2016 2:34:54 PM

Religious Studies Professor Emeritus R. Thomas Schaub Passes Away

The IUP Department of Religious Studies remembers R. Thomas Schaub, an accomplished Biblical studies scholar, archeologist and valued member of the department faculty for 30 years until his retirement in 1999.

Posted on 10/23/2015 10:32:25 AM

Two Performances of Tibetan Chanting and Dance to be Held

The Tibetan lamas in residence at our university this week will provide two free mini-performances of their sacred music and dances. Tibetan monks are known for their multiphonic chants, the bellowing tones of their ten-foot-long horns, and the unique movements of their spiritual dances.

Posted on 10/20/2015 2:36:16 PM

Lobsang Tsering Begins to Carve Tibetan Butter Sculpture

Come watch Lobsang Tsering build a butter sculpture or watch other Tibetan monks build a sand mandala.

Posted on 10/19/2015 10:03:04 AM

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