Welcome Back and Fall Updates

Welcome Back RS Students! One of the great things about summer is hearing from alums who visit Madison or send us news. This summer we heard from former RS majors and certificate students from Arizona …

Cap Times News Article About Wessinger Talk

The RS Program was in this morning’s local news. The Cap Times published an article about yesterday’s riveting talk by Catherine Wessinger in conjunction with the collaboration between RS and Journalism. Shout out to Profs. …

Alumni Feature: Jeremy Manheim ‘02

Jeremy Manheim (’02) was in the first graduating class of Religious Studies majors. Fifteen years later, he found himself back in the Religious Studies Program as a Teaching Assistant for RS 102: Exploring Religion in …

Prof. Charles L. Cohen Retires From UW

“Religion is not the only phenomena that creates values, but it certainly is one of the most important. We hope that studying religion will help us understand how values are created.”   The Religious Studies Program …

Spring 2018 Letter From the Director

Community. In the Religious Studies Program at UW-Madison, we use that word often. Inside of the classroom, we study the ways that certain communities are constructed, defined, and maintained. In and outside of the classroom, …