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November 2022: In Memoriam

Thursday, November 10, 2022

In Memoriam, September 27, 2022 – November 7, 2022 Alums John S. Duley `49 David F. Swartz `50 George Marvin Ricker`51 Louis Edward Halsey `53 Jackson P. Braddy `57 Huston J. Banton `60 Daphne Padis Apostolidis `61 William J. Nottingham `62 Charles M. Sherrod `66 John F. Holden `67 Sandra B. Kreis `68 A. William

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Jerusha Tanner Rhodes, Ph.D Awarded Grant to Advance Racial Equity and Interfaith Cooperation

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Jerusha Tanner Rhodes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Islam and Interreligious Engagement and Director of the Islam, Social Justice, & Interreligious Engagement (ISJIE) Program at Union Theological Seminary, has been awarded the Racial Equity and Interfaith Cooperation Curricular Award from Interfaith America (formally Interfaith Youth Core). Rhodes will use the $1,000 grant funds to develop a

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Rev. Pamela Cooper White Receives Status of Honorary Member with National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

At the October 2022 meeting of its Board of Trustees, the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP) awarded Union Theological Seminary faculty member Rev. Pamela Cooper-White, MDiv, PhD, LCPC, the status of Honorary Member.  As described in NPAP’s By-Laws, Honorary Members are members who have been recommended to and voted upon by the Board of

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Student Spotlight: Jane Wohl

Friday, November 4, 2022

  Jane Wohl is a 2nd year MDiv student at Union Theological Seminary, former faculty member at Sheridan College and Goddard College, and poet whose work was recently featured in The New York Times. “I started writing seriously in 1978 when I moved to Wyoming,” Wohl said. Since then, she has published four books and

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Update on masking at Union

Thursday, November 3, 2022

We’ve managed to keep our COVID-19 cases phenomenally low during this time and create a safe, welcoming environment for our community members. As always, our policies are considered bearing in mind the most vulnerable members of our community. The current mask policy – required to be worn at all times – has been shifted to

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In Memoriam: Rev. Dr. Calvin Otis Butts III

Monday, October 31, 2022

UTS remembers Rev. Dr. Calvin Otis Butts III, MDiv 1975, Unitas Distinguished Alumnus 2014, who passed away on Friday at his Harlem home. Passionately committed to public activism on behalf of oppressed communities – especially the Black community in Harlem, the people of New York City, people across the nation, and across the Diaspora –

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Union at ARR and SBL 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022

GATHERING RSVP                     RECEPTION RSVP Members of the Union community will be at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO on November 19-22, 2022 for the 2022 Annual Meetings hosted by the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the American Academy of Religion (AAR). This annual meeting

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A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Monday, October 17, 2022

3 min read  “We envision a world without poverty, without racism, without the destruction of the earth. This kind of common good is big, but it is completely possible,” Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis urged. “We have no real scarcity. We just have a scarcity of political will and moral consciousness to do the right thing.” 

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EDS at Union Newsletter | October 2022

Friday, October 14, 2022

Dear Friends, The Fall 2022 semester is in full swing and as the temperatures drop and leaves change color, life at EDS at Union has become even more vibrant and busy. The Anglican Studies students now find themselves deep in their studies, challenged by new perspectives and questions as they seek to find that elusive

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