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Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people, aim to co-create in the months and years to come.  Michelle Alexander, Visiting Professor […]


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What To Recycle – Building Recycling Guide

All businesses in NYC are now required to recycle metal, glass, plastic, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, as well as certain other items depending on business size and type. Below are items or types of items that businesses are required by law to recycle. Download the PDF Guide/Official Recycling Rules By Clicking Here Metal Metal cans […]

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RSVP for “Re-Thinking Re-Entry II” Conference

Re-thinking, Re-Entry II: An examination of NYC Services & Needs for the formerly Incarcerated On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the formerly incarcerated will gather with expert panelists representing the city and state levels, services providers, and leaders of faith based organizations at an all-day conference to discuss the pressing need for services for formerly incarcerated […]

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#StandingUptown March

NY1 VIDEO: Arnold Eisen, the Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary; Reverend Lisa Jenkins, the Senior Pastor at Saint Matthew’s Baptist Church of Harlem; and Imam Al-Hajj Talib’ Abdur-Rashid, the leader of the Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, join Josh Robin for a special panel of interfaith leaders who have come together to preach tolerance and cooperation […]

MSM is coming to Asia in October!

  MSM’s Admissions team will be traveling to Asia in October to meet students interested in enrolling in our programs. We’ll be in: Seoul South Korea Taipei Taiwan Hong Kong And in Mainland China: Guangzhou Shanghai Beijing For the schedule and to find out how to register, visit USA Schools of Music. See you there! Questions? Admission@msmnyc.edu     […]

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The DACA Decision: A Matter of Soul

“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9) “Come, inherit God’s realm prepared for you . . . for I (Jesus) was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:34-35) There is more at stake in our national debate […]


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Response to the U.S. Department of Education's Announcement on Title IX Regulations

The following email was released to students on Friday, September 8, 2017. Dear Barnard Students, Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that the Department intends to develop new regulations to govern how colleges and universities respond to reports of sexual harassment and sexual assault under Title IX. Nothing is expected to change before […]

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In Support of Undocumented Students

immigration Dear Members of the Barnard Community,   Today, the U.S. Attorney General announced that the administration plans to rescind the important program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This wrong-minded decision will adversely impact hundreds of thousands of young people who deserve the opportunity to build successful lives here in the United […]

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We Condemn President Trump’s DACA Betrayal

President Trump’s decision today to end the DACA program is cruel, unethical, and violates our most cherished values. As President of Union Theological Seminary and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union, we condemn this vicious hatred. God is love, and love commands we prevent our government from ripping children from their homes. We are […]


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Beyond Borders: Barnard Professors & Students Participate in Study Programs Across the Globe

globalperforming artsstudentstranslation Over the past decade, the Barnard curriculum has expanded its global influence by increasing opportunities for faculty and students to gain educational, work, and volunteer experience. The innovative programming takes students abroad in the context of a course, a major, or a research project. Recent programs sent students to Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, […]

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