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CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Student Allocation Summary and Quarterly Grant Report

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Updated: October 10, 2021 Union Theological Seminary (Union) has received funding under the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. Union returned the signed Certification and Agreement to the Department and will use no less than 50% of funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants

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Mama Leo Latinx Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Reverend Leoncia Rosado Rousseau Sunrise: 4/4/1912  |  Sunset: 10/6/2006 Union Theological Seminary, in partnership with Dr. Samuel Cruz, Associate Professor of Religion and Society, is establishing The Mama Leo Latinx Lecture Series to honor the Puerto Rican spiritual leader, the Reverend Leoncia Rosado Rousseau, known to many as Mama Leo. This lecture series will be

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The Bible: Let’s Read it Differently Podcast

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Subscribe on: Apple  |  Google  |  Stitcher  |  Podbean David Carr is a Professor of Hebrew Bible at Union Theological Seminary and his new podcast, The Bible, Let’s Read it Differently, features interviews with leading scholars advancing new methods for engaging the Bible academically. This podcast originated as interviews to accompany an Introduction to the

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New Book from Professor Gary Dorrien ’78

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

American Democratic Socialism: History, Politics, Religion, and Theory By Gary Dorrien Democratic socialism is ascending in the United States as a consequence of a widespread recognition that global capitalism works only for a minority and is harming the planet’s ecology. This history of American democratic socialism from its beginning to the present day interprets the

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Union Chapel Service | Remembering 9/11

Friday, September 10, 2021

On Thursday, September 9, Union hosted the first chapel service of the Fall 2021 semester. To honor the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, we remembered the lives lost that day and over the last 20 years, and reflected on the many ways that Union, the nation, and the world changed on that day. The service included

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EDS at Union Welcomes Two New Associate Program Directors

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

EDS at Union welcomed two new associate program directors to the staff this summer, the Rev. Anna Olson and Emilee Walker-Cornetta. Learn more about Rev. Anna Olson and Emilee Walker-Cornetta below. The Rev. Anna Olson The Rev. Anna Olson is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity ‘98) and Stanford University (Bachelor of

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Faculty and Staff access to Columbia Campus and the Burke Library

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Dear Faculty and Staff,   In order to access any of the Columbia buildings and the Burke library at Union, a COVID-19 Gateway PCR test is required before being given a Green Pass from the ReOpen CU app which is presented upon arrival. The website to make an appointment, with your UNI and login is: https://covid19.columbia.edu/content/covid-19-testing-program-fall-2021   To obtain your

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COVID-19 Visitor Policy

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

As of August 1, 2021, Union Theological Seminary will become a “vaccinated campus.” This policy is not a general deterrent to visitors and friends but a way to continue as a welcoming, hospitable campus for all who seek to enter. We recognize that, especially for alumni/ae and friends in the wider community, Union is a

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Community Health Covenant

Friday, August 27, 2021

As we return to campus after such a challenging time in our world, we, the members of the Union community covenant together to be considerate and mindful of one another’s health and wellbeing. We will respect one another and engage with each other with understanding and compassion. We will work, study and live together as

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Anti-Racist Work at Union

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Dear Union Community, Welcome to the 2021-22 Academic Year at Union! I am delighted to welcome a stellar new incoming class of students who are just beginning their journey at Union. I am also poignantly and happily pleased to welcome to campus returning students who studied remotely last year, many of whom are physically coming

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