Congratulations to Dr. Amy Artman, Instructor in the Department of Religious Studies, who was recently awarded the "Master Online Course Recognition Award: Best in Category - Assessment & Feedback" at the recent All Faculty Recognition ceremony 28 May 2020. No surprise to anyone who knows her, Dr. Artman's enthusiasm and engaging teaching style are appreciated by her … [Read more...] about Dr. Amy Artman Receives Best in Category Award
Congratulations to our Missouri State University Religious Studies alumnus, Mark Arnold (M.A., 2012), for being recognized for his work in implementing Meyer Library's new information system, FOLIO (the Future Of Libraries Is Open)! From the Meyer Library's blog, Library Notes (by Tom Peters), here is more information about the system: MSU has the distinction of being the … [Read more...] about REL Alumnus Mark Arnold Helps Bring FOLIO to MSU
Christina Bowles, a Religious Studies alumna (M.A., 2005), and academic advisor in the MSU Academic Advising and Transfer Center, has been selected to serve as a mentor for the 2020-2022 class of the NACADA Emerging Leaders Program. This fall, she will be paired with an emerging leader in the association and spend two years mentoring the individual on ways to become involved … [Read more...] about REL Alumna Selected as Mentor to NACADA Emerging Leaders Program
Dr. Stephen Berkwitz, department head of Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by KSMU reporter Emily Yeap for the "Missouri State Journal". Dr. Berkwitz specializes in South Asian religion and culture and explains the practices and benefits of yoga and meditation for stress relief, as well as other applications. Listen to the interview on the KSMU website, … [Read more...] about Feeling Stressed? We Can Help!
It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our former colleague, Dr. J. Ramsey Michaels, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Religious Studies at Missouri State University (then Southwest Missouri State University). Dr. Michaels began teaching here in 1984 and is highly regarded for his research in biblical studies and his many published books about the New … [Read more...] about Professor Emeritus J. Ramsey Michaels Passes Away