The Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Boston, Massachusetts convened on December 13-15, 2015. Three Ph.D. students, Mr. Andrew Higginbotham, Mr. Jared Saltz, and Mr. Mark Shaffer presented excellent academic papers at the conference.
Dr. Jack L. Seymour, Professor of Religious Education at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and a Wabash Center consultant visited the HUC-JIR Pines School of Graduate Studies faculty for a one-day workshop on January 29, 2016. The workshop focused on building a culture of teaching throughout the PhD program by assisting PhD students to become reflective about teaching.
The deadline for applications for the Pines School of Graduate Studies was Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Twenty-four applicants applied to the Pines School of Graduate Studies, twenty-one applicants to the Ph.D. program, and three applicants to the M.A. program. The number of total applicants has increased from last year.
The Cincinnati campus will be celebrating Founder’s Day on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Mrs. Joan Pines is joining us for this special event and wants to meet with the graduate students for a dinner while visiting the Cincinnati campus.
To learn more about alumni activities from The Pines School of Graduate Studies, please contact Shelly Goldfarb at firstname.lastname@example.org.