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Throughout the year we offer easy to access webinars that explore some of the most pressing topics in higher education and civic life – whether it be integrating interfaith cooperation and racial equity, issues of free speech on campus, promoting pluralism during divisive times, or new research into student development. Join us in conversation with leaders from higher education, religion, and other areas as we explore the important questions of living in a diverse democracy. Upcoming webinars are updated below along with our library of recorded past webinars. 

 

Upcoming Webinars

Interfaith Conversations: By Students, For Students

Sep 4 - Oct 23, 2020

Join fellow students in practicing generous listening and personal storytelling as means to build relationships across diverse perspectives. Upon clicking to register for this conversation series, you’ll find the list of specific topics and discussion dates—please RSVP for all those that interest you!

Reimagining Interfaith in 2020: A Call to Action for Higher Education

Oct 20, 2020 1:00pm CST

Join Christopher Clarke, Director of Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of Miami, Angie Luo, Office Coordinator in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and Rev. Beatrix Weil, Chaplain at Rhodes College for an interactive event as we reimagine interfaith on campus in 2020.

HBCUs, Homecoming & the Spirit of the Moment

Oct 28, 2020 12:00pm CST

The collegiate tradition of Homecoming has a place on many campuses, but has a special meaning for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. What does it mean to celebrate a campus home during a tumultuous time in higher education and American life? Join us for a conversation among alumni and educators from HBCUs about the value of Homecoming.

The Future of Chaplaincy and How to Heal

Nov 12, 2020 12:00pm CST

The religious, spiritual and secular demographics of the US are changing and, with them, the role of chaplaincy. After months of protests against systemic racism, bitter partisan battles, and social distancing amidst an ongoing global pandemic, how can we heal? Join Tahara Akmal, Wendy Cadge, Micky Scottbey Jones, and Joe Morrow for a rich conversation.

Recorded Webinar Library


View the below and access the wider library of past, recorded webinars covering interfaith cooperation on campus, higher education research, best practice sharing, and more.

Teaching Diversity Online - A Chronicle Webinar

Dr. Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University & Suzanne Gibbs Howard, Founder of IDEO U speak to Goldie Blumenstyk at the Chronicle of Higher Education about teaching about diversity in virtual classrooms.

What Interfaith Leadership Looks Like Online

Amanda Quraishi, Joshua Stanton, Simran Jeet Singh share essential elements of online interfaith leadership including: using technology for religious literacy and careful use of digital meetings spaces for meaningful discussions.

Faculty Insights for Teaching Interfaith Online

Faculty members, Barbara McGraw, Dawn Moore, Younus Mirza, and Hans Gustafson discuss challenges, opportunities, and best practices for teaching interfaith topics virtually.

Interfaith Studies & Racial Equity: A Conversation

Laurie L. Patton, Eboo Patel, and Calvin Taylor present on how the intersection of interfaith engagement and racial equity can be explored in the classroom.

 

More Online Programs & Learning Opportunities


 

Online Communities

IFYC is offering four online learning communities for specific sets of universities: public universities, historically black colleges and universities, and Christ-centered colleges and universities. Each group will gather peers to share ideas, connect with IFYC staff, and discuss best practices for interfaith work in their common sector.

Interfaith Leadership Video Series

We partnered with Dominican University to build an eight-lesson curriculum exploring the fundamentals of Interfaith Leadership through generous funding from the Henry Luce Foundation. The world today requires interfaith leaders. This course offers a comprehensive and academically rigorous examination of the concept.

Browse Our Resource Library

Over the years we’ve published articles, training templates, podcasts, and more, drawing on insights and research from college and university campuses across the country.

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