Upcoming Webinars

The Power of Storytelling in Times of Polarization

February 7th, 2019; 12 pm Central
best for: campus professionals, faculty, and those interested in interfaith storytelling on campus

The national narrative around religious diversity is being challenged during this time of deep division. In this webinar, Maham Khan, a journalist and communications professor, will discuss how storytelling can build movements that bring together, not divide, Americans. This is Part 1 in a three-part series.

Promoting Religious Pluralism Across the First-year Experience

february 20, 2019; 12 pm Central
Best for: campus professionals and faculty that work with first-year students

The first-year in college is often when students first encounter significant religious diversity. This webinar offers a guide for staff and faculty that shape the first-year experience and want to promote positive and meaningful interactions among students. Based in recent research, this webinar will help you in collaborative efforts across campus.

Turning Research Into Results: Using Data to Spark Interfaith Action on Campus

March 19th, 2019; 12 pm Central
best for: campus professionals, faculty, and administrators

Campus staff and faculty interested in religious pluralism will want to attend this webinar on how to take new research findings on campus climate/student development and translate it to concrete action in their work. Using the latest data from the IDEALS project, participants will start to develop a plan to promote interfaith cooperation on their campus.

Student Affairs and Religious Diversity: A Book Discussion on "Education about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs"

March 27th, 2019; 12 pm Central
best for: campus professionals, student affairs staff

If you are a student affairs professional who wants to expand your religious diversity skills, join Kathleen Goodman, Mary Ellen Giess, and Eboo Patel, the editors of the new book, Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs, as they discuss the skills campus professionals need to engage worldview on campus.

The Tendency Towards Tribalism on Campus

April 10th, 2019; 12 pm Central
best for: campus professionals and faculty

It's difficult to effectively tackle the antagonistic tribalism we see on campuses without fully understanding how these campus groups form and how higher education can support engagement amongst these groups. This webinar will feature campus leaders and administrators talking about how they have addressed these issues. This is Part 2 in a three-part series.

Can Free Speech and Religious Pluralism Exist on Campus?

June 18th, 2019; 12 pm Central
best for: campus professionals and faculty

We talk with Nancy Thomas, an expert on free speech and higher education and director of Tufts University’s Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, about how institutions balance the right to speech with cultivating vibrant religious pluralism on campus. This is Part 3 in a three-part series.

More Online Programs & Learning Opportunities

Peer Action Cohorts

Join IFYC staff and Higher Education professionals from colleges and universities across the country in intimate semester-long online communities that provide peer support to implement sustainable interfaith initiatives at your institution. Communities include a mix of faculty, staff and administrators, across several departments and all institution types.

Introduction to Interfaith Leadership

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.

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