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Deadline Extended! Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant Positions

March 6, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications for two Graduate Assistant Positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please see the details below. **Classes TBA. Students may be selected for only one position.** The extended deadline for all application submissions is Friday, April 12, 2019 by 5:00PM. CU graduate students from...

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Scholarship, Fellowship, & Research Opportunities in Jewish Studies – Fall 2018

Oct. 10, 2018

Each academic year, the Program in Jewish Studies offers a number of research, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities for CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students. Follow the links below for more information on how to apply to our Fall opportunities! Jump to Undergraduate Opportunities Jump to Graduate Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities Freshman...

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Student Research in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archives

April 11, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections, Archives, & Preservation offers a number of fellowship and student work opportunities in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections . The PHAJ Collections focus on Judaism and the Jewish-American experience from roughly the late 1940s to the present. The material...

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Alumni Judd Schiffman Awarded 2017 NCECA Emerging Artist

May 30, 2017

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has selected alumni Judd Schiffman as a 2017 Emerging Artist. Schiffman graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015 with his MFA in Ceraminics and a Graduate Endorsement from Jewish Studies. He is now an adjunct professor of ceramics and...

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Two New Major Concentrations in Jewish Studies

April 20, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to announce an exciting change to the structure of the Major in Jewish Studies! Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies may now choose from one of the following two major concentrations: Culture Intensive Concentration , in which students will pursue...

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Jewish Studies graduate student Judd Schiffman to present MFA thesis exhibition

Oct. 30, 2015

On behalf of Judd Schiffman, MFA student in Art and Art History at CU-Boulder, the Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to invite you to Schiffman's MFA thesis exhibition, BECAUSE IT COULD GET INFECTED , which opens on Friday, November 6th and runs until Thursday, November 19th, 2015. Judd Schiffman’s...

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Jewish Studies Students Explore Jewish/Muslim Relations in Istanbul

Sept. 3, 2015

From June 9-June 25, 2015, six CU undergraduates and two graduate students joined Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English, in a life changing experience--a global seminar in Istanbul about the multi-ethnic connections and cross currents between Jews and Muslims, past and present...

Alexis Aaeng

Meet Alexis Aaeng, Major in Jewish Studies

Aug. 28, 2015

Alexis Aaeng , double major in Jewish Studies and History, comes to the CU community and the Program in Jewish Studies from Fort Collins, Colorado. Alexis was a recipient of the 2014-15 Barry and Sue Baer Undergraduate Scholarship , an award granted to our most promising Jewish Studies students. She...

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Meet David Coons, Major in Jewish Studies

Jan. 21, 2015

David Coons joins the CU Boulder community from Englewood, CO, and is a double major in Jewish Studies and Studio Art, emphasizing in Photography and Digital Art. David is currently studying abroad in Glasgow, Scotland for the Spring 2015 semester. During his study abroad, he will be taking Jewish Studies...


Meet Chelsea Miller, Jewish Studies' 2014 Valedictorian

Oct. 23, 2014

Chelsea Miller graduated Jewish Studies Valedictorian in 2014, earning a Minor in Jewish Studies in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a certificate in Digital Arts and Media. She is currently the Community Coordinator for Gay Men's Health Crisis in Manhattan as part of the AVODAH...