Center for Religion and Global Citizenry must expand its scope

Looking for ways to explore connections between religious faiths? The brand-new Center for Religion and Global Citizenry might be just the place for you.

The center unites students of different beliefs, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism and secular humanism to generate inter-religious dialogue at the University of Wisconsin. While the center itself is an educational opportunity for 12 selected students to discuss these issues, the center’s contributions to campus are expected to go well-beyond that room — bringing interfaith conversation to the entire UW community through exciting events, panels and discussions.

But increasing dialogue isn’t the only goal of the new center. In the event of incidents of hate, discrimination or bigotry, the center will provide a unified front for all religious faiths to condemn these actions.

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