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The Center for Interfaith Dialogue provides resources and offers programs for religious and spiritual diversity, identity, and well-being among UW-Madison students. The Center educates students about religious pluralism and promotes interfaith dialogue and cooperation.

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Mission

The Center for Interfaith Dialogue is dedicated to uplifting students’ religious identities, promoting religious literacy, and fostering a more inclusive climate for religious and nonreligious communities on campus. The Center offers programs, services, and resources to encourage productive interfaith dialogue and interaction so that students can function as citizens of a religiously diverse world.

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More information about our work

The Center for Interfaith Dialogue, which is part of Student Affairs, transitioned from the Center for Religion and Global Citizenry in summer 2023. The goal of the new Center is to provide resources and offer programs for religious and spiritual diversity, identity, literacy, spiritual well-being and engagement among UW-Madison students. The Center educates students about religious pluralism and promotes interfaith dialogue and cooperation. Paying special attention to international and minority students for whom religious identity is particularly important, the Center undertakes initiatives to foster respect and understanding among the different religious communities on campus.

The Center is dedicated to promoting religious identity, dialogue, and understanding. It enhances the University’s capacity to make religion a meaningful diversity category and carries out programs leading to a more inclusive religious climate on campus. It increases our students’ religious literacy as well as their dialogue skills so that they can function effectively as citizens of a religiously diverse world.

History

The Lubar Institute and the Center for Religion and Global Citizenry

The Lubar Institute (2005-2016)

Our Center began as the Lubar Institute, created for a better understanding of the Abrahamic traditions and their interrelationships by encouraging discussion of these traditions among scholars, members of the traditions, and the public.

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Center for Religion and Global Citizenry (2016-2023)

The Center for Religious and Global Citizenry (CRGC) had a similar mission to our current Center. CRGC collaborated with the University Religious Workers on selected projects and was a founding partner of the LOKA Initiative at UW-Madison.

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Pyle Center
702 Langdon St, #330
Madison, WI 53706

Email: interfaith@studentaffairs.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1665