Angie Thurston grew up acting, writing, and making visual art in Boulder, Colorado. So, when she came to Brown University as an undergraduate, she was thrilled to study with the Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. But while she learned a lot about art from Vogel, she says that she learned even more about community.
“Paula had a philosophy: ‘Circles rise together,’” she says. “It’s the principle that, when we are generous with each other, it’s better for each and all of us. I remember that she really embodied that and it stuck with me when I left Brown.” Read more about Circles Rise Together
"Looking into the eyes of someone facing death is one of the most powerful things a person can do," said Annette Nicolas, a Boston Theological Institute student enrolled in a hospital chaplaincy course at Harvard Divinity School. Read more about The Last Companions
From exploring Islam's peace teachings to debating whether CrossFit is a kind of church, there are plenty of interesting and thought-provoking events taking place on campus this semester. Read more about Fall Events Preview
As someone who recently earned her master of theological studies degree, Mitul Daiyan never pictured herself playing a role in launching a social venture start-up, but the HDS graduate is doing exactly that. Read more about Bundles of Hope
This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton's campaign initiatives, HDS launched a new effort to provide students with financial support so they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences. Read more about Collecting Artifacts and Knowledge