Union News


Training Tomorrow’s Spiritual Healers

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Union sat down with Union Rabbi Jeffery Silberman, Director of the new Doctor of Ministry program in supervisory spiritual care education, to ask him how this new program will help CPE supervisors. The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. Union: Can you tell me a little bit about your background, what brought you

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Spring Colloquium: Hospitality for Strangers & Legal Sanctuary – Interfaith Perspectives

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hospitality for Strangers & Legal Sanctuary – Interfaith Perspectives Organized by The Institute for Contesting Religious Violence DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PROGRAM HERE Keynote: Friday, April 28th, 2017 Hospitality, Sanctuary, and the Other: What Would the Apostles Do? Dr. Amos Yong Professor of Theology & Mission and Director of the Center for Missiological Research Fuller Theological Seminary

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2017 Commencement Exercises

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Scheduled Events Monday, May 15th Buddhist Commissioning Lampman Chapel 3:30 pm Retirement Party for Professor John McGuckin James Memorial Chapel & Social Hall 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 16th Unitarian Universalists Commissioning Lampman Chapel 6 pm Wednesday, May 17th Black Student Commissioning James Memorial Chapel 7 pm Thursday, May 18th Asian and Pacific Islander Commissioning Lampman Chapel

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Mrs. Rosalind Havemeyer, Board Chair Emerita and Union Medalist, Dies

Friday, March 10, 2017

Rosalind Everdell Havemeyer, the first woman to chair Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was 99. “Rossie” as she was affectionately known by family, friends and fellow Board members, memorably detailed her long association with Union in her 1988 acceptance speech for the Union Medal.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York celebrates Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers Join us as we celebrate Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers who have come before us. Incorporating the Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell ’44 Thursday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.: “Black Worship as Resistance,” worship service organized by the Black Women’s Caucus, Black Caucus, and

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Union Announces Two New Chairs

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Message from Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary.  I am pleased to share two historic and joyous announcements as we approach the holidays. The Union Board has voted to name Rev. Dr. James H. Cone as the inaugural professor holding the Bill and Judith Moyers Chair, recently established through a generous $3

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Union on the Hill

Thursday, December 1, 2016

UNION ON THE HILL: EVANGELICALS AND OTHER FAITH LEADERS SUPPORT A PRO-LGBTQ POLICY AGENDA FOR WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS On Friday, December 9th at 9:30 a.m. Union Theological Seminary hosted a convening of faith leaders at the National Press Club to discuss an LGBTQ public policy agenda for the new Administration and incoming Congress. The gathering

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When a Liberation Theologian Travels with a Socially Engaged Buddhist to a Buddhist Conference in India – Part II

Monday, October 17, 2016

Cláudio Carvalhaes Nagpur, India, October 14, 2016 During Fall Break, Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship, and Greg Snyder, Senior Director of Buddhist Studies traveled to Nagpur, India for The Social Engagement and Liberation conference, hosted by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Both Cláudio and Greg will be reflecting on their experience on the

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