The Kraft Global Fellows Program is an initiative of the Kraft Family Fund for Intercultural and Interfaith Awareness and the Office of the University Chaplain. Applications are now being accepted for the January 2020 Kraft Global Fellows research trip to Turkey and the Columbia Global Center| Istanbul. The group research project will focus on the religions, cultures, and communities of Istanbul. The project is designed and directed by Jewelnel Davis, University Chaplain, and Associate Provost.
Funding for the program is from the Kraft Family Fund for Interfaith and Intercultural Awareness and the Office of University Chaplain; covered expenses include round trip airfare from NYC-JFK to Istanbul and return to NYC-JFK and lodging. Students must have a current passport that will not expire before June 2020. Dates of the trip are Jan 02 through Jan 11th, 2020. Students will travel together to and from NYC. For more information click the link.
Please join us for the 2019 Baccalaureate Service! The Baccalaureate Service is a multi-faith event celebrating the completion of each undergraduate’s academic career. The Service will take place Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10am in St. Paul’s Chapel. All are invited to attend. If you are unable to attend, you can watch the livestream of the Baccalaureate Service. Congratulations to all 2019 graduates!
Congratulations to the Summer 2019 Kraft Global Fellows! KGF Nairobi
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Kraft Global Fellows
The Office of the University Chaplain’s Kraft Global Fellows Program is an initiative of the Kraft Family Fund for Intercultural and Interfaith Awareness. The project, led by Jewelnel Davis, University Chaplain and Associate Provost. The mission of the program is to promote interfaith and cross-cultural experience and to provide an opportunity for Columbia University students to add a global perspective to their Columbia University academic experience by utilizing the resources of the Columbia Global Centers, while enriching the Columbia University community by creating opportunities for students to share their research, their experience, and the resources of the Columbia Global Centers once they return.
In June 2019, The Kraft Global Fellows Program will support students to travel to Nairobi. The group research project will focus on the religions, cultures and communities of Kenya.
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Please join us for the 2019 Baccalaureate Service! The Baccalaureate Service is a multi-faith event celebrating the completion of each undergraduate’s academic career. The Service will take place Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10am in St. Paul’s Chapel. All undergraduate seniors eligible for graduation can register. All are welcome to attend.
The submission deadline for Kraft Global Fellow|Chile has been extended until February 1st. 2019
“Thirty years ago there were 50,000 Christians in south-eastern Turkey speaking a dialect of Aramaic – the language of Christ. Now there are 2,500. Talking to one of them, the BBC’s Jeremy Bristow learned that instead of Three Kings, there might actually have been 12.”
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For information about the Spring 2019 Kraft Global Fellows Program, please visit the attached page: Kraft Global Fellows Program – Spring 2019; Chile.
Congratulations to the Winter 2019 Kraft Global Fellows!
Click here to see the Winter 2019 Fellows