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Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

Friday, April 24, 2020

Spaces around Union As many of us begin to spend our time in virtual spaces and video meetings, we created some Zoom backgrounds so you can transport yourself back to the quiet of Burke Library or show your pride for Union. Click the download button below your favorite image, right-click and select “Save Image as…”,

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Staff Spotlight: Abby Asgaralli, Union Registrar

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Before coming to Union you mentioned working at City Year, what were you doing there? I was the director of the Americorps experience for one of our local sites, I actually spearheaded the position and built it from the ground up. After the first year they replicated it in six different cities and now it’s

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Reflections on the OKC Bombing 25th Anniversary

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Photo: Oklahoma City National Memorial Twenty-five years ago, Oklahoma City was changed forever. On April 19, 1995, I was teaching a systematic theology course at Yale when my lecturing was interrupted by a colleague who asked me to come to the hall. She asked me if my family was alright. “Why?” I asked. “Someone has

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Tabatha Holley ’19

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Who is Tabatha, tell us a little about yourself? I am 25, a very recent graduate of Union (finished in December 2019), and a fourth-generation preacher from the rural South (which means I’m really church-y). I enjoy cooking, coloring, and traveling. What brought you to Union? What was your concentration? Can you share an experience,

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Reimagining Worship, a Conversation with Sandra Montes

Monday, March 30, 2020

Sandra, students and many faith leaders are scrambling to adjust to a new normal as we take our lives online. As Interim Director of Worship at Union, what has this process looked like for you and the Union chapel team as you think about services and caring for the Union community? I love social media

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EDS at Union Newsletter | March 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Where Faith and Scholarship Meet to Reimagine the Work of Justice Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear All: As I write this message to you during these difficult and anxious times, as we all navigate COVID-19, I pray that you are well. While Union Theological Seminary has joined schools across the country in

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Union in the News: Faculty Responses to COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020

Here are a few recent articles and webinars from our Faculty as they seek to help us reshape our thinking and adapt to our current situation of social distancing and isolation. Updated March 31, 2020 In This Kairos Time, Will We Embody Church? Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of Episcopal Divinity School and Professor

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COVID-19 March 21 Update: Emergency Student Fund

Saturday, March 21, 2020

This has been a challenging and anxious season for everyone—in our community, across our nation and around the world. Yet through it all there are glimpses of grace, especially in the support, care and concern that you so faithfully and tenderly show toward our Union community. I would like to thank those of you who

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COVID-19 March 17 Update: Message Recap

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

I hope you are all hanging in there. This past week has been extremely stressful and has required a great deal from every sector of the Union Community. As you know, we have taken aggressive steps to help ensure that we minimize exposure to COVID-19, and at every turn, you have responded with graciousness and

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COVID-19 March 15 Update: Dorm Housing

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Dear Union Community, I am writing to you this morning with a sense of urgency and out of deep compassion and concern for every member of our community. I have very important updates on the health risks of COVID-19 and Union’s response to it. Two important changes occurred since my last note, both of which

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