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Six students honored at PSR’s 143rd commencement

PSR held its 143rd commencement on May 23 at First Congregational Church of Oakland.

Hubert Locke named acting president of PSR

Pacific School of Religion’s Board of Trustees has announced that Hubert G. Locke, professor and dean emeritus of public affairs at the University of Washington, will serve as acting president ...

PSR and CDSP to explore the possibility of further integration

For more than a century, Pacific School of Religion (PSR) and the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) have enjoyed a close working relationship, for much of this time in partnership with othe

Board elects four new members

At its May 2010 meeting, Pacific School of Religion’s Board of Trustees elected four new members. Three will serve for three years; the student trustee will serve for two years.

Free Tuesday Night Talks to feature renowned authors and scholars

Pacific School of Religion is pleased to offer a series of free talks by its most recognized Summer Session teachers. Attendees will soak up wisdom from some of the premiere authors and scholars ...

McKinney delivers final chapel sermon as PSR president

Retiring PSR president Bill McKinney, and chair of the PSR board of trustees Sharon MacArthur delivered a dialogue sermon reflecting on the past, present, and future of PSR.

PSR now composting dining hall food waste

Pacific School of Religion is now composting food scraps in D’Autremont Dining Hall.

PSR alum helps traumatized girls see their strengths

In a teenage therapeutic group home, where fights can break out instantly and where therapy sessions can be raw and grueling, there is no such thing as a typical day, explains Allyson Platt (MDiv ...

The Black Church and the Blues Body

The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas delivered the third annual John E. Boswell Lecture, entitled "The Black Church in the Blues Body," in the Doug Adams Gallery on April 30.

Singing chaplain uses music to comfort ailing patients

When chaplain Stephanie Gameros stepped into a hospital room several weeks ago, tensions were high: The patient, a mother-to-be, was ordered to be on bed rest and had been in the hospital for ...