The Department of Religion is pleased to announce the 2013 winners of the Hoffman and Thulin awards given each year to exceptional undergraduate students in recognition of outstanding work by a senior and a junior (respectively) within the department. The winner of 2013 Hoffman Award is Sheila Regan The winner of 2013 Thulin Award is Kyle Trembly
The Department of Religion will be offering RLST 110 / PHIL 110 on line this summer. This course provides and introduction to the study of religion and surveys the history, teachings, and practices of several of the worlds major religious traditions. We will be teaching the course in a new web-delivered format in Summer II.
The Department of Religion at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers students opportunities to study diverse religious traditions from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Our curriculum encompasses the study of religion in many different cultures and historical periods as well as the impact of religion in such areas as ethics, politics, literature, intellectual history, and philosophy, and society.
Religious Studies offers important backgrounds for many disciplines in the humanities, business, and public service, as well as deeper insight into forces that are shaping societies today. There are numerous career opportunities for people with an education in Religious Studies. For information, see this website sponsored by the American Academy of Religion: http://www.studyreligion.org/why/index.html.
Please contact us directly to learn more about the Department of Religion.
We look forward to meeting you
Professor David H. Price
Head, Deapartment of Religion