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Meet Julio Medina, Union’s Newest Fellow

Monday, June 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 NEW YORK, NY— Julio Medina, founder and executive director of the Exodus Transitional Community, joined Union Theological Seminary as a Union Fellow for the Reentry and Reintegration of Returning Citizens. Exodus Transitional Community provides reentry and employment services to over 2,500 people annually. “As a theological institution,

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Union Mourns Professor Lou Martyn

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Dr. James Louis Martyn, Edward Robinson Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology at Union Theological Seminary, died at home on June 4, 2015 of congestive heart failure. He was 89 and lived in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His beloved wife of 65 years, Dorothy Watkins Martyn, was with him to the very end. A Memorial Service

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Acclaimed Author & Scholar Robert Wright Joins Union for 18-Month Templeton Grant

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

ACCLAIMED AUTHOR AND SCHOLAR ROBERT WRIGHT COMING TO UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY FOR 18-MONTH TEMPLETON GRANT Grant covers teaching and cultivating ideas about the relationship between science and spirituality. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu NEW YORK, NY — Robert Wright, scholar, journalist, and award-winning author of several bestsellers on religion and science, will join

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#ClergyCommunityCops Recap

Friday, May 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu Today, Union Theological Seminary joined with our friends at Auburn Seminary, the Interfaith Center of New York, the Micah Institute at New York Theological Seminary, the Riverside Church, and the Drum Major Institute for a #‎ClergyCommunityCops Multifaith Prayer Breakfast. Over 100 faith, law enforcement, and community leaders

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Cops, Community, Clergy Gather to Improve Community-Police Relations

Monday, May 18, 2015

Diverse Faith Leaders Meet Friday to Call for Cops, Community, Clergy Sabbath Weekend Gathering aimed at intentional police-community dialogue in houses of worship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu NEW YORK, NY—As protests continue to spread across the country in the wake of the deaths of unarmed black men and women by law

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Union Medal Awarded to Vice President Al Gore & LGBT Activist Mandy Carter

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

UNION MEDAL TO BE AWARDED TO VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE AND LGBT ACTIVIST MANDY CARTER AT UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY’S 177TH COMMENCEMENT Gore and Carter’s lifetime of faithful activism beautifully exemplifies the spirit of Union FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley | jlongley@uts.columbia.edu | 419.953.5495 NEW YORK, NY — Former Vice President Al Gore and LGBT

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Incarcerated Women Reflect On Jesus’ Seven Last Words On The Cross

Thursday, May 7, 2015

by HuffPost Religion Editors | The Huffington Post | April 3, 2015 On Good Friday, many Christians reflect on what are known as the seven last words — the final statements Jesus Christ said while on the cross, as recorded by the canonical gospels. For some people in prison, these words can be particularly affecting.

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2015 Commencement

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Union Celebrates Commencement Class of 2015 Friday, May 15, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Seminary Quadrangle (Rain: James Chapel) Commencement Event Schedule Watch Live! Monday, May 4th End-of-Semester Cookout 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Seminary Quadrangle Tuesday, May 12th Pentecostal/Charismatic/Evangelical Commissioning Lampman Chapel 3 – 4 pm Interfaith Commissioning McGiffert Roof 6:00 p.m. Reception Following Service  

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