IRR team headed for Malawi.

Expedition Malawi 2019 departs for a semester in Africa

Fourteen international rescue and relief seniors departed for Malawi, Africa, this week to begin a semester of courses in community development and global health. Led by IRR faculty Kalie and Andrew Saunders, the group will…

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Red Cross Club provides emergency relief in southeast Nebraska

Lauren Bongard Schwarz is a Union graduate and freelance writer in Bozeman, Montana. The American Red Cross is often a first responder to emergencies, with volunteers handing out food and necessities, finding lodging, and taking…

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Inspiring moments of generosity

By Bjorn Karlman, freelance writer “Waiting for someone else to do the job that needs to be done just doesn’t feel right,” said Chris Wall, a child and adolescent psychiatrist who graduated from Union in…

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Big changes to Union’s digital footprint

Union College made big changes digital presence this week by launching an all-new website and changing the name of its live streaming video channel. Formerly known as UCLive, Union’s web streaming channel providing live coverage…

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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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Union College Invitational Basketball Tournament—Feb. 13-17

Men’s and women’s high school basketball teams from around across the country will gather at Union College on the weekend of February 13-17, 2019, for the annual Union College Invitational Basketball Tournament 2019. Games will tip…

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Mid-America Music Festival—Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Students from academies and high schools across the Mid-America territory will descend on the Union College campus this week for the 66th Annual Music Festival, held January 30 – February 2. Each Seventh-day Adventist academy from…

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The five biggest decisions of your life

College is an exciting time—a time when you make key decisions that will shape the rest of your life. Who do you want to help you make those choices? Pastor Rich Carlson, Union’s chaplain, explains…

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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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Calling means changing the world—one kid at a time

by Trena Reed, Union graduate and freelance writer “My calling,” said Drew Mekelburg, “is to make this world a better place.” So, after graduating in 2016 from Union College with a degree in physical education,…

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