Spirituality and Health: The Foundations of Compassionate Care Free Webinar
The WMU Department of Comparative Religion, in collaboration with Extended University Programs and the College of Health and Human Services Bill Burian University-Community Lecture Series presented the Spirituality and Health: The Foundations of Compassionate Care lecture by Dr. Christina Puchalski in which she addressed:
- Spiritual assessment and care
- Why it is important to patients and health care professionals
- The ways spirituality impacts palliative and end of life care
Congratulations to our award winning comparative religion students!
- Xandra Duelge, Presidential Scholar
- Eric Mendes, Graduate Research And Creative Scholars Award
- Kyle Byron, Graduate Teaching Effectiveness Award
- Danton Lloyd, Undergraduate Award for Academic Excellence
- Megan Leverage, Graduate Award for Academic Excellence
- Eric Mendes, Graduate Student 2014 Make A Difference Award
Two articles about the Department of Comparative Religion visits to Kalamazoo Islamic Center have been published by WMU student Farhan Iqbal.
The department is very pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for eligible major and master's students of comparative religion. This scholarship will support student participation in the 2014 Japanese Religion and Culture Study Abroad Seminar with Dr. Covell.