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Gender & Violence Panel

Project Dialogue is proud to collaborate with Vanderbilt Interfaith Council to bring a discussion that is very timely as well as needed for our campus. Unfortunately, our campus has been brought painfully aware of the violence that underlies at so many universities, including our own. As we all strive to understand and reduce the violence...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue | Comments Off


Food & Faith

Project Dialogue is excited to work in collaboration with Vanderbilt Muslim Student Association (MSA) and Canterbury CIRCLE to host a wonderful dialogue over a meal at St. Augustine’s Chapel on March 25th. Have you heard of “Halal” food but didn’t know what is was? Have you wanted to know what makes food permissible for Islam...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, March 16th, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue | Comments Off


VU Welcomes new UKIRK Chaplain!

Welcome! OUCRL is excited to welcome our new UKIRK Presbyterian Chaplain to Vanderbilt! Rev. Lindsey Groves has come to Vanderbilt to lead our Presbyterian fellowship UKIRK. Come by her office at OUCRL to welcome her. Learn more about her: I was born in our nation’s capital and I lived in various cities in Florida but...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, March 16th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


Barbara Brown Taylor to speak for the Chaplain’s Series

Chaplain’s Speaker Series Spring 2015 welcomes Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor Redeeming Darkness: A Spirituality for the Night Times Every life has its share of dark and light.  This is what we call “the human condition.”  Yet many of our inherited teachings glorify the light, leaving us so fearful of the dark and so well...... KEEP READING

Posted on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 in Chaplain's Speaker Series, News | Comments Off


Faith in Art!

The Vanderbilt Interfaith Council is excited to bring back Faith in Art for 2015. Teaming up with the Vanderbilt Performing Arts Community, the night will be filled with dance, spoken word, song, and creativity. With an amazing catered dinner by Maggiano’s, the night will be filling for all the senses. Celebrating all faith traditions, as...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, February 27th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


Touched for the Very First Time: Examining the Cultural, Religious, and Social Constructions of Virginity

OUCRL is proud to partner again with Vandy Sex Ed for Sex Ed and Healthy Relationships Week. This year, OUCRL Program Coordinator Mike Zimmerman will partner with Dr. Laura Carpenter, Director of Women and Gender Studies, and Lyndsey Godwin, Assistant Director of the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality to discuss the various views...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


Kosher & Halal Food Making Way for Interfaith Dialogue

The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life partnered with International Student & Scholar Services to host a World on Wednesdays presentation entitled “Kosher & Halal Food Offerings: Making Way for Interfaith Dialogue at the Table.” OUCRL Program Coordinator Mike Zimmerman and Field Education Intern John Compton led the talk on Wednesday, February 26th...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


Muslim Student Association Events

Guest article written by Musie Yosef. Musie is a junior at Vanderbilt University. Musie was born in Toronto, but has lived in Nashville for the last ten years.  He is majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education. This year I am the interfaith representative of Muslim Student Association.   I have been fortunate enough to be...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


NACUC 2015

NACUC Conference 2015 Vanderbilt was excited to host the 2015 National Conference for the National Association of College and University Chaplains this week at the Student Life Center. The conference, themed “the Hidden Wholeness”, brought together Chaplains, Student Affairs professionals and more from around the country to hear from scholars and guest speakers on best...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


Terrorism: Who is to Blame?

The Muslim Students Association is pleased to announce its first event for Islamic Awareness Month with renowned scholars Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda and Abdelrehman Murphy to discuss the causes of terrorism around the world. In addition to talking about the misalignment of terrorism with Islam, they will be describing the difficult times the Prophet (pbuh)...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 in News | Comments Off



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