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Observing Juneteenth

Thursday, June 18, 2020

To Union Community: In the wake of the tragedy of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many other Black Americans, and with the ongoing sacrifices, both historical and present day, made in pursuit of racial justice, Union will recognize Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the day people of African descent commemorate the official

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Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Ethics and Religion

Monday, June 15, 2020

Interested in exploring the social, ethical and religious implications of some of the rapidly proliferating technological developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence? Union Theological Seminary is offering an online graduate course this fall that will equip faith leaders and others to apply the ethical insights of religious traditions to crucial and urgent social questions,

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CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Allocation Summary and Grant Report

Friday, June 12, 2020

Report Date: June 13, 2020 Union Theological Seminary (Union) has received funding under the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. Union returned the signed Certification and Agreement to the Department and will use no less than 50% of funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial

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Challenged to Transform

Friday, June 5, 2020

We are all being called and have been called to this moment. Many of us are wrestling with the urgency, the desire, and the need to respond. Union held a special chapel service today, titled “A Call and Response to Anti-Black Violence: Challenged to Transform,” led by EDS at Union Dean Kelly Brown Douglas.   

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Reflections on Anti-Black Violence

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Reflections from The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D., Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union and Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology, and Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary and Johnston Family Professor for Religion & Democracy America’s Lost Soul By The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D. George

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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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1836 Day | May 5, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

1836 DAY is Union’s annual day of giving when our alumni/ae and friends come together to support students and our ​​shared vision for theological education​. In the spirit of togetherness, we selected Tuesday, May 5​​​​, to join​ ​many organizations worldwide to celebrate #GivingTuesdayNow – a global day of giving and unity as an emergency response

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