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Studying texts within historical contexts

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Understanding different religions and cultures

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Examining how the past shapes our future

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Pursue a degree or take courses in religion, classics, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, or Latin.

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Promoting research, scholarship, and education in Jewish studies through courses, publications, lectures, fellowships, intellectual collaboration, and more.

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Did you know?

The San Martino Archaeological Field School is a summer program designed to teach students about archaeological field and laboratory methods, geophysical prospection in archaeology, and the archaeology of ancient Italy.

The Undergraduate Religion and Classics Council is a student association designed to promote student and faculty interaction beyond the classroom setting by creating a comfortable atmosphere for discussion and dialogue.

Our alumni graduate prepared for advanced studies as well as careers with non-profits, NGOs, schools, corporations, and governments worldwide.


Professor Gregory Heyworth and his digital media students are using different wavelengths of light to reveal illegible text that could create a sacred, tangible link with congregations lost to the Holocaust. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Saving the lost text of a Torah scroll

Professor Gregory Heyworth and his digital media students are using different wavelengths of light to reveal illegible text that could create a sacred, tangible link with Jewish congregations lost to the Holocaust.

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30undergraduates

Of the 30 undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Religion and Classics in fall 2014, 53% were female and 30% were underrepresented minorities.

Alumni Profiles

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Rachel Darken '10
BA in Religion

Meet Rachel Darken and read what motivated her to pursue a degree in religious studies as well as her advice about study abroad.

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