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  • Milton Boniuk receiving award 2016

    Receiving Recognition

    The Boniuk Institute, its staff, and benefactor and founder have been widely recognized for their work promoting religious understanding and pluralistic engagement.

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    Creating Knowledge

    Boniuk Institute sponsors academic conferences, research grants and national studies to increase religious literacy and tolerance.

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    Serving Society Together

    The Institute supports a variety of interfaith service opportunities, including work with refugees, the homeless and victims of human trafficking.

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    Offering Thought Leadership

    The Boniuk Institute hosts experts and collaborates with organizations around the country to increase religious literacy and tolerance.

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    Reinforcing Rice's Enabling Environment

    Boniuk Institute works with a variety of on-campus organizations to provide resources to Rice community members of all faiths and no faith.

  • Sharing Minds

    Expanding Education

    The Institute works to equip children, youth and adults as religiously literate global citizens through a variety of educational opportunities from curricular resources to positive parenting programs to publicly available course offerings.

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    Rice University Values Reaffirmed

    The values of Rice University are represented in the letters of the University's name: Responsibility, Integrity, Community, Excellence.  President David Leebron welcomes students, faculty and staff back for the 2017-2018 academic year with a moving reaffirmation of the University's core values.


    Read President Leebron's full message online.

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  • As a part of Rice University, and in line with its mission, the Institute neither engages in partisan politics nor serves as a rapid response entity.