Religion

Research documents shift in relationship between college education and religious affiliation

Smart Title: 

Research finds that, starting with those born in the 1970s, people with college degrees are more likely than others to have religious identification.

Survey suggests a smaller science-religion divide than many perceive

Smart Title: 

The divide between scientists and people of faith may be less clearcut than many imagine, in part because many scientists have religious faith, survey finds. But key differences remain, especially on evolution.

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses

Section: 
Smart Title: 

If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

Swarthmore Hillel rejects ban on anti-Israel speakers

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Swarthmore College's Hillel chapter says it won't adhere to guidelines barring it from cooperating with or hosting anti-Israel groups or speakers. In response, Hillel headquarters draws a hard line.

Eastern Mennonite U. will review policy on hiring gay faculty

Smart Title: 

Eastern Mennonite U. -- in a move that is highly unusual for members of a Christian college group -- will reconsider its ban on employing faculty members in same-sex relationships.

 

Scientists applaud Ball State president's position on intelligent design

Smart Title: 

After investigation of professor accused of promoting religious views in a science course, Ball State U.'s president says intelligent design shouldn't be taught in such classes.

Age change for Mormon missionaries means financial and cultural changes for Utah institutions

Smart Title: 

A lowered age of eligibility for Mormon missionaries is likely to ripple through higher education, pressuring the finances of LDS-heavy institutions and reshaping undergraduate culture for those of the faith. 

Catholic college reverses course on covering contraception

Smart Title: 

The Catholic college, which made headlines by eliminating the coverage for employees, changes course.

Shorter University faculty leaving over new 'lifestyle' statements

Smart Title: 

Facing a new "lifestyle statement" at Shorter University, many faculty and staff have chosen to resign instead. One has spoken out publicly.

Final rule expected soon on student health insurance plans

Smart Title: 

Regulations are expected soon on student health plans under the new health care law -- including whether contraceptives will be covered.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Religion
Back to Top