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TIDEL Info-Session Webinar

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Register below for TIDEL Fellows Program Info-Session Webinar on October 4th, 12:00-12:45 PM EST. This webinar is for potential applicants who have questions about TIDEL. All are welcome. A recording of this webinar will be accessible for those who cannot attend. 

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Expanding Chaplaincy Education at Union with Supplemental Courses

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Union Theological Seminary (UTS) has a long history of preparing divinity students to enter the chaplaincy field through academic coursework as well as Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs. The Chaplaincy Concentration for MDiv students, which launched in 2019, represents a fruition of Union’s longstanding commitment to social justice, rigorous scholarship, and interreligious engagement. Individuals like

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The Encore

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

By Encore participant Kip Zegers 3 min read Five years ago, just retired after having been a teacher for 33 years, I had a chance to go back to Union Theological Seminary. It was exactly 50 years since I’d walked in and started work on a Masters degree in education. I had never finished, dropping

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Union Welcomes New Vice President of Development and Alum Relations Maura Smith

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Union Theological Seminary President Rev. Dr. Serene Jones today announced the appointment of Maura Smith to the position of Vice President of Development and Alum Relations.  “We are excited to welcome Maura to the Union family. Maura brings a wealth of experience and will play a critical role in ensuring we achieve our strategic vision

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July 2023: In Memoriam

Friday, June 30, 2023

In Memoriam, May 25, 2023 – June 29, 2023   Alums James A. Hayes Patricia H. Snook `50 Richard P. Poethig `52 Mary F. Libassi  `55 Ruth A. Dann `61 Robert M. Snable `61 Melody J. Turner `68    Faculty, Staff, Trustees and Friends  Joseph C. Hough Jr.

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Pride Perspectives

Friday, June 30, 2023

By Union student KP Tacconi 5 min read If syllabus creation can be an act of justice, then Dr Patrick Cheng was an activist in designing his course on Queer Theology.  Before starting the class, I wrongly assumed we would spend significant time discussing why being queer is ok in the sight of God. This—I

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Union Welcomes Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Myron Krys Florence

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Union Theological Seminary is excited to welcome Dr. Myron Krys Florence as our 2023-25 Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow President Serene Jones shares, “We are excited to welcome Dr. Myron Krys Florence to Union. We look forward to his joining our faculty and our students benefiting from his scholarship and teaching. We also look forward to

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Union Theological Seminary Becomes 1st Independent Seminary In the Nation to Add Caste to Anti-Discrimination Policy

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Union Theological Seminary recently added caste to its non-discrimination policy – making it the first independent seminary in the nation to do so. In doing so, Union takes a small step towards dismantling pervasive discrimination stemming from caste systems and furthers its commitment to justice, equity, and inclusion. Caste systems – which were first used

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