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  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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.

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    Institute Founders Honored

    Boniuk Institute founders Dr. Milton and Laurie Boniuk were honored by the City of Houston for their accomplishments and achievements in passionate support of religious tolerance among all faiths and beliefs.

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    BI Partner Dr. Montra L. Rogers Receives Award

    The Institute congratulates Dr. Montra L. Rogers of HISD, who was recently awarded the Texas Social Studies Supervisor Award for 2018.

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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.