News from Hartford International University

General HIU News

Dr. Lucinda Mosher Named Director of MA in Interreligious Studies

May 24, 2023

Hartford International University for Religion and Peace is pleased to announce that Dr. Lucinda Mosher, one of the foremost scholars of interreligious studies in the country, will direct our MA in Interreligious Studies.

Faculty In The News

Dr. Walter E. Fluker to Receive Freedom of Worship Award

May 22, 2023

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker, Distinguished Professor of the Howard Thurman Center at HIU, is among the recipients of the 2023 Four Freedoms Awards presented by the Roosevelt Institute. 

Alumni News

Paul Mdumi Awarded Celie J. Terry Prize

May 16, 2023

Paul Mdumi is the 2023 recipient of the Celie J. Terry Prize. The prize, established by Sanford Cloud Jr., former Chair of Hartford International’s Board of Trustees, is awarded each year to a student who demonstrates a commitment to academic achievement and excellence in interfaith community work. 

Alumni News

HIU Mourns the Passing of Rev. Dr. William Zito '59, '87

May 15, 2023

The Hartford International University community mourns the loss of the Rev. Dr. William J. Zito '59 and '87, a former Trustee and a graduate of HIU. He was 88.

General HIU News

The Rev. Dr. Paul Smith '60 Inspires 2023 Graduates

May 12, 2023

The Rev. Dr. Paul Smith '60, a civil rights activist and mentee of Howard Thurman, regaled graduates on Friday, May 12, with stories about his time at then-Hartford Seminary and how it set him on a path toward his work in building the "beloved community" of which Thurman spoke. 

Student News

MAP Student Lyka Mtambo to Speak at International Conferences

May 9, 2023

MA in International Peacebuilding student Lyka Mtambo, who has a passion for women’s rights, interfaith work, and children's rights, will be presenting at these major conferences in the following months: “Parliamentary Conference on Interfaith Dialogue: Working together for our Common Future” in Morocco; at the “Women Deliver 2023 (WD2023) Conference” in Rwanda; and the “Parliament of the World Religions” in Chicago on the theme “A call to Conscience: Defending Freedom and Human Rights.” 

Equitable Justice & International Peacebuilding, General HIU News

HIU Mourns the Passing of Alice Frazer Evans, Plowshares Co-Founder

May 8, 2023

The Hartford International University community mourns the loss of Alice Frazer Evans, 83, who co-founded the Plowshares Institute based in Simsbury, CT, and taught courses in theology and ethics at HIU.