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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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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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Union student wins international film contest

Caleb Haakenson did not produce a video until he arrived at Union College, but his growing creativity with a camera and passion for evangelism helped him develop the winning entry in Adventist Mission’s recent My Story,…

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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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A college course disguised as a vacation with friends

It’s one thing to learn important lessons from history. But for Union students Kayla Miller and Natasha McWilliams-Nasser, seeing history firsthand means those lessons will last a lifetime. This summer, 10 Union Scholars students took…

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Smoothie baristas lead a rebranding campaign

Lincoln summers are pretty hot. And Nicholas Morrison thinks a nuVibe smoothie could save your life. The senior business and graphic design major is a little biased, though, because he started working as a barista…

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Union’s aspiring leaders get a glimpse of the world stage

For aspiring leaders, there is no better place to find examples of leadership—both good and bad—than in Washington, D.C. That’s why Dr. Linda Becker, director of Union’s leadership minor program, and eleven aspiring leaders in…

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International tech company internship affirms Union’s training

Union College’s location in a prime city on the “Silicone Prairie” means great internship opportunities for Union students looking to hone their skills, network and get credit, too. And nobody knows this better than Tanner…

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Summer IRR training teaches life lessons beyond wilderness rescue

Imagine waking up at 10:30 p.m. in rural southwestern Colorado and being told you have to save four people stuck in a 500-meter canyon. And, you have only ninety minutes. For rescue teams all over…

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Union launches a varsity soccer team

For junior business major Nathanael Torres, soccer is the best sport in the world. “It’s the most played in the world, the most watched in the world—I just think it’s an amazing sport.” Torres is…

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The Golden Chords share their love of music with Midwest churches

Do you love beautiful music brought right to your doorstep? The Golden Chords is a small string ensemble from Union College that play hymns and contemporary worship music both in Lincoln and at churches all…

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Rebecca Meggers (second from left) was one of several Union Physician Assistant students who attended an annual PA conference in April.

Physician Assistants bring home a win

In April, Union College Physician Assistant students attended the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants (NAPA)’s annual spring Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference. The (CME) conference spanned four days that were filled with food, medical lectures and…

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