Welcome Our New Librarians

We are excited to introduce our new librarians, Rebecca Macomber and Bruce McClay. Rebecca Macomber, Technical Services Assistant, joins us from Griffin, Georgia, but her home is in Texas. While she was a student worker at Southwestern Adventist…

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A life in words: saying goodbye to librarian and alumna Jeannette Wetmore

Early in the morning on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, Jeannette Wetmore died in her mother’s arms, surrounded by the love of close friends. She was 39. Previously undetected cancer led to the growth of tumors…

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New associate dean of students aims to digitally connect campus

For many college students, email is a relic from the ancient past and has gone the way of dinosaurs, the typewriter and landline telephones. Now in an effort to more effectively communicate with students, Union…

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Foot clinic receives $20,000 grant from Tom’s of Maine

Kailen Bricker, a first-year nursing student, experienced providing foot care for Lincoln’s homeless for the first time in November at one of Union College’s monthly foot clinics at Matt Talbot Community Kitchen and Outreach. Feet,…

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Jeannette Wetmore, Union librarian passes away

Jeannette Wetmore, the public services librarian for the Union College library passed away Monday, Nov. 16. Union College mourns the loss of friend and colleague Jeannette Wetmore, who passed away Monday morning, Nov. 16. from complications…

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The chief of change—Union creates a position to develop new academic programs

Michelle Velazquez Mesnard was named the associate vice president for academic initiatives this past summer. Her chief objective: launch new academic programs at Union. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change…

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Red Cross Club looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms on Sept. 27

For most people, a smoke alarm is a common, seldom-used safety feature that is often forgotten. But according to the National Fire Prevention Association, three out of five home fire deaths happen in homes without…

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Refugee Migration Crisis: Learn and Act

For Dr. Ed Allen, a Bible and religious studies scholar and professor at Union College, watching the plight of refugees around the world meant more than just another bad story flashing by on the evening…

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Union launches degree in international relations

In fall 2015, Union College will begin offering a bachelor of arts degree in international relations, a program designed to prepare students for careers requiring global perspectives within government service, business and law. “World trade, investments in…

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New York Times Online Available Starting August 3

Beginning August 3, 2015 Union College students, faculty, and staff may begin using the New York Times online edition. This institutional subscription includes the full archive of current and historical articles published since 1851. Fulltext coverage of articles published…

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Union’s president answers questions about goals and growth

Now concluding her first school year as president of Union College, Dr. Vinita Sauder has been able to get to know the school and the people who help shape the college’s future. We recently asked…

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Union professor reaches out to veterans in prison

When he pulled off the road and stopped at the 66 Station in Rockport, Texas, a few summers ago, Bill Fitts ran into the last person he expected to see. “My wife and I were…

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