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America’s Lost Soul

Saturday, May 30, 2020

By Kelly Brown Douglas George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubrey. In response to President John Kennedy’s assassination Martin Luther King, Jr. said “While the question of who killed President Kennedy?” is important, the question of “What killed him?” is more important.” Inasmuch as what is killing black people in this country—be it the racialized realities

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Academic and Community Life Plans for 2020-2021

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Dear Union Community, We are pleased to have you as a member of the Union family for the 2020-2021 Academic Year! We are truly a place where “faith and scholarship meet to reimagine the work of justice,” and the year ahead promises to be one where we live into this critical mission with even greater

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Hearing the Cry of the Earth

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The roots of ecotheology and environmental justice at Union run deep, and its tendrils and branches reach far. And, in both Union’s and the movement’s long history, the cry of the Earth is inextricably linked with the cry of the poor. By Emily Enders Odom, M.Div. ’90 For Brigitte Kahl, professor of New Testament at

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2020 Orientation Team

Monday, May 4, 2020

The Orientation Team works with the Dean of Student Affairs to acclimate students to the Union community. If you have any questions or concerns as you prepare for the upcoming school year, the Orientation Team is here to help! Meet the incredible 2020 Orientation Team below. They can be reached at orientation@utsnyc.edu. Learn more about Orientation here,

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Union joins with interfaith partners and Lincoln Center for #MemorialForUsAll

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Memorial For Us All Community Remembrance Initiative Launches Sunday Union Theological Seminary and other Interfaith Partners Enlist Artists and Lincoln Center to Honor Those Lost During COVID-19 Pandemic Weekly Remembrances Beginning Sunday May 3 With a Tribute From Wynton Marsalis To honor and celebrate those lost to COVID-19, interfaith leaders have enlisted musicians and Lincoln

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Student Profile: Oriana Mayorga

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Can you tell me a little bit about yourself Oriana?  I’m born and raised in New York. I’m an artist, an organizer and, according to a mentor of mine, a chief trouble maker in-training. I’m also a student at Union in my first year and currently serve in the Student Senate as a first-year M.Div.

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COVID-19 Memorial Concert Series Form

Monday, April 27, 2020

Union Theological Seminary has joined with Lincoln Center, The Interfaith Center of New York, The New York Board of Rabbis, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York Disaster Interfaith Services, and the Mayor’s Office for Faith-Based and Community Partnerships in a coalition to sponsor the Memorial For Us All concert series, debuting with Wynton Marsalis.

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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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