Tag Religion

New faculty focus: Anthony Cerulli

October 11, 2016

Anthony Cerulli's fascination with world religions began in high school and led him to texts as diverse as the Bhagavad Gita and the writings of Jack Kerouac. He came to UW–Madison because of its international renown in South Asian Studies.

Monks’ art offers a break from hectic campus pace

September 28, 2016

To broaden cultural awareness on campus, the Wisconsin Union Directorate invited monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to their annual World Music Festival to share their art.

14th Dalai Lama to visit Madison for live-streamed event on global well-being

February 23, 2016

Gathering perspectives to promote global well-being, the Center for Healthy Minds at UW–Madison will host the event March 9.

Religious denominations friendly to same-sex marriage may protect gay youth from depression

November 19, 2014

Religious affiliation is generally a source of support, fostering resilience during difficult times. But religion doesn’t exactly have a reputation as a refuge for young gay people. That reputation may change for the better with new findings from researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.

Tip: The 12 days of experts

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.

Religious studies course to focus on environmental crises

December 6, 2012

A new "gateway" course in religious studies (RELS101, Religions in Global Perspective) will move beyond the traditional survey approach and give instructors leeway to choose a more timely and effective focus. The first edition, on religion and the environment, will be taught by Anna M. Gade, associate professor of religious studies and languages and cultures of Asia. Inside UW–Madison discussed the new course with Professor Gade.

Campus event to explore ‘Islamophobia in America’

October 17, 2012

In hopes of fostering peaceful dialogue and a greater understanding of American Muslims, three UW–Madison organizations will host a series of lectures, performances and discussion called “Understanding Islamophobia in America.”