Claremont in the Media Archives


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:35AM

Claremont in the Media ArchivesNews Archives for Claremont Lincoln University and Claremont School of Theology

Media Archives from September 2012 through Current Month

September 2013 Highlights: Jihad Turk and other faculty members meet with State Department delegations from Egypt, Iraq, and Burma. International interfaith leader Joyce Brown Campbell joins the Claremont Lincoln Board. The Chitrabhanus receive the first Claremont Lincoln Ahimsa Award in Washington D.C.

July and August 2013 Highlights: International Jain inter-faith conference on women makes big media splash, Tamar Frankiel on the “Birthday of the World,” Bayan student Abdurrahim Ozcan on “Interreligious Dialogue” in Irvine World News, Inauguration of CST’s 7th President Oct. 23.

June 2013 Highlights: Adjunct Prof. Faisal Qazi speaking with Jewish and Christian leaders on "Where Was God During the Holocaust" at Paramount Studios on July 22, a new President for UWest, Philip Clayton at the World Science Festival, and the First Annual Ahimsa Awards.

May 2013 Highlights: Eboo Patel spoke at Claremont Lincoln University's inaugural commencement, CST named the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan as its seventh president.

March - April 2013 Highlights: Jerry Campbell and other interfaith leaders on NBC-TV, Philip Clayton on KCRW, Hindu Studies fundraiser a success, Eboo Patel to be Commencement Speaker, Najeeba Syeed-Miller on national peacebuilding tour, China's International News Service Xinhua covers CLU conference.

February 2013 Highlights: Launch of Center for Sikh Studies lights up the blogosphere, Voices of Wisdom, M.A. in Ethical Leadership launched.

January 2013 Highlights: AJRCA’s announcement of Tamar Frankiel’s appointment as the first Orthodox Woman to head a Rabbinical School makes major media splash, Jihad Turk invited to meet-and-greet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Whitehead International Film Festival a success.

Oct. – Dec. 2012 Highlights: Jihad Turk on NPR, Philip Clayton on KCRW, Center for Jain Studies first newsletter, Faculty and Student presentations at American Academy of Religion.

August 2012: Columnist Steve Lopez wrote a wonderful Los Angeles Times story titled “A look at cultural traditions on death” in conjunction with our First International Jain Conference on Bioethics: Religious and Spiritual Approaches. The well-attended conference was also covered by our own Matthew Fisher in Huffington Post, the India Journal, UCLA’s Animal Law Program, Jaina, HereNow4U, India West, and many more media.

Major Media Coverage at Claremont Lincoln University Launch

September 2011 Stories: The CST, AJRCA, and ICSC/Bayan launch of Claremont Lincoln received international attention.

Highlights from the launch

One of Top Religion Stories of 2010

A June 9, 2010 Associated Press article about the “University Project” that would become Claremont Lincoln University, ran in more than 300 major media outlets, including The Washington Post, USA Today, The Guardian, Forbes, MSNBC, ABC News, Fox News, and many newspapers throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K, and India. For that reason, our consortium to desegregate religious education was one of the Top Religion Stories of 2010, according to the Pew Forum.