Kaufman Interfaith Institute
Input from campus community members on their hopes for the future of a divided country will be the focus of the next Talking Together event.
Oct 27, 2022
Next Talking Together event focuses on how voters with opposing views can feel heard, understand each other
Participants at the next event in the Talking Together initiative will enjoy a meal together and watch a film showing people with opposing political views sharing their experiences and learning from each other.
Oct 6, 2022
The Padnos/Sarosik Center for Civil Discourse, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, and WGVU Public Media formed a partnership to coordinate the initiative's content and programming.
Sep 22, 2022
Four campus partners have collaborated to bring to Grand Valley and the community a yearlong series of programs designed to foster a culture of civil conversation and provide participants with tools to interrupt polarization.
Aug 25, 2022
Volunteer networks of students, faculty and staff members from Grand Valley continue to assist Michigan residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 26, 2020
Zahabia Ahmed-Usmani, project coordinator for the Kaufman Interfaith Institute, wrote about how COVID-19 impacts the start of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, in a recent column.
Apr 27, 2020
An ongoing partnership between Grand Valley's Sylvia and Richard Kaufman Interfaith Institute and the Fetzer Institute of Kalamazoo has sparked a multi-year project to examine local interfaith models.
Dec 13, 2019
Staff members at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute invite the campus community to the 20th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration.
Nov 19, 2019
Best known as the author of "The Gnostic Gospels," and "The Origin of Satan," Elaine Pagels will share her faith journey at the 2019 Interfaith Academic Consortium Conference.
Oct 23, 2019
The Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley recently concluded a three-year grant study on interfaith understanding with meetings in Morocco and Jordan June 16-22, 2019.
Jul 29, 2019