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Prominent Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe to Speak at Moyers Lecture at Union Seminary

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 Prominent Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe to Speak at Moyers Lecture at Union Seminary NEW YORK, NY—Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist, a professor at Texas Tech University, evangelical Christian, and a TIME 100 Most Influential People honoree, will give the Sixth Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit

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Serene Jones on President Obama’s Nomination of Merrick Garland

Friday, March 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 Union Theological Seminary President Serene Jones released the following statement after President Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court “President Obama has done his job. Now the Senate needs to do theirs. Considering Judge Garland is the right thing to do. The Senate does

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A Statement on Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A STATEMENT ON ANTI-MUSLIM RHETORIC December 9, 2015 To the Union Community, The recent presence of anti-Muslim rhetoric in the mainstream media narrative is morally unconscionable. In response, we would like to share the statement found below which was originally shared on our Facebook page: Fear-mongering based on anti-Muslim hate is at its most visible, with

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Luce & IIIT Support Interreligious Education at Union

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu   LUCE AND IIIT SUPPORT INTERRELIGIOUS EDUCATION AT UNION SEMINARY NEW YORK, NY— Union Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that The Henry Luce Foundation and the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) have provided support for a combined $1 million in grants supporting Union’s programming on

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Three Scholars Join Union Theological Seminary and the Center for Earth Ethics

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 Three Scholars Join Union Theological Seminary and the Center for Earth Ethics Joining the ranks of one of the most distinguished faculties in theological education, Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee will join Union Theological Seminary as a Distinguished Scholar-Activist Fellow and Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Muñoz and Geraldine Ann

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Serene Jones Releases Statement on SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 Serene Jones Releases Statement on SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling Today, Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary, released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same sex marriage in all 50 states. “Today, I rejoice as the Supreme Court has affirmed the inherent dignity of

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A statement from the Union Community

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A statement from the Union Community: Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we express our profound sadness for the victims of the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church last night in Charleston, South Carolina. At this point, words fail to capture the anger, confusion, grief, pain, and trauma that we feel. We

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Cornel West & Jason Collins to Discuss Sexuality, Sports & Spirituality

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495 CORNEL WEST AND JASON COLLINS TO DISCUSS SEXUALITY, SPORTS, AND SPIRITUALITY AT UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY NEW YORK, NY — The NBA’s first openly gay player, Jason Collins, will join an all-star panel including Cornel West, Caroline Dessert, and Valerie Purdie-Vaughns to discuss the intersection of sports, sexuality, and

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The Union Community Responds to Pope’s Climate Encyclical

Monday, June 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Contact: Joey Longley, 419-953-5495 Leaders at Union Seminary Respond to Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical President Serene Jones, Dean Mary Boys, and Karenna Gore Hope Document Spurs Reflection and Change NEW YORK, NY— Following the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical addressing the devastating environmental, theological, and moral consequences of climate change,

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