IRR students in Malawi

Union students provide medical relief to cyclone victims in Malawi [Updated March 27]

The team from Union’s international rescue and relief program are joining the disaster response in southern Malawi, one of four countries in southeastern Africa ravaged by Cyclone Idai last week.

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Award recognizes key partnership in Lincoln health care

Union College presented the  2019 Community Partnership Award to Bryan Health at an annual community breakfast event on Tuesday, February 5, recognizing Bryan Health’s long-term partnership with Union College to educate health care professionals.Mary UnegbuThat…

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Red Cross Club provides emergency relief in southeast Nebraska

The American Red Cross is often a first responder to emergencies, with volunteers handing out food and necessities, finding lodging, and taking care of immediate needs of survivors. When disasters like house fires or tornadoes…

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Merry Christmas from Union College!

In our annual holiday video, sophomore international rescue and relief major Carter Klute reflects on the real source of strength to pass final exams and find a life calling in the form of a familiar…

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Health class leads to 60-pound life change

by Emily Roque Cisneros, Union graduate and freelance writer When Jared Dittmer enrolled in Union College’s education program, he felt he had discovered his calling. But upon taking the Concepts of Wellness course, Dittmer became…

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Dr. Barry Forbes to retire

After more than 30 years at Union College, Dr. Barry Forbes has decided to resign his position as professor and chair of the Division of Business and Computer Science due to lingering effects from his…

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Kettering Health Network builds a pipeline for Union nurses

When Aaron Snelgrove graduated from Union with a nursing degree in May, finding a job was the last thing on his mind. He already had a dream job waiting for him at Kettering Hospital in…

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Union graduate weathers cancer of the mind

The cherry trees were in full bloom the day Liza Ngenye learned she had stage three lymphoma blanketing her trachea like the downy mat of pink blossoms underfoot. The night before, she had gone to…

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IRR major spends the summer as a wildland firefighter

Some summer jobs involve flipping burgers, watching youngsters swim or filing in an office, but not for Connor Kraegel. The senior international rescue and relief major spent an exciting summer as a Wildland firefighter for…

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