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Professor Reshmi Mukherjee Named American Physical Society 2017 Fellow

fellowships & grantsphysics Reshmi Mukherjee, the Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Physics & Astronomy, named to the prestigious American Physical Society.The American Physical Society (APS) has selected Reshmi Mukherjee, the Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Physics & Astronomy, as one of its 2017 Fellows. The APS Fellowship Program was created to recognize members who may have made […]

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Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary Announce Fellows Program

Initial cohort of students from China and India to launch in 2018 – 2019 academic year Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) today announced the creation of the Trinity Union Fellows program, which will bring international students to Trinity and Union for one year of academic […]

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Union and Episcopal Divinity School @ Union Condemn the DOJ’s Anti-Trans Bigotry

By Rev. Dr. Serene Jones & Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week that the Justice Department will no longer consider discrimination against transgender people a violation of the Civil Rights Act. In doing so, he is attempting to not only make bigotry against transgender persons an official U.S. policy, […]

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Union Theological Seminary President Responds to Justice Department Memo on Religious Liberty

October 9, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Session’s recent memorandum lays the groundwork for outright discrimination against a specific group of people, and disturbingly, he uses the cover of religious liberty to justify it. There are many troubling aspects to his position, but as a Christian, I am specifically disturbed by the “religious” views he uses […]

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Professor Paige West Named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

education Paige West, the Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, has been named a Visiting Scholar for the 2017–2018 academic year, by the Phi Beta Kappa Society. This is the second consecutive year a Barnard professor has received the honor; David Weiman, the Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics and Faculty Director of the Empirical Reasoning Center, received the 2016–2017 disctinction. […]

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Puerto Rico: A Colony in Crisis!

By Rev. Dr. Samuel Cruz After 119 years so much has changed, yet so much remains the same. Were it not so painful, it would be fascinating to observe the underlying rationalization/legitimation of the oppressive, brutal and racist treatment of colonial subjects by empires—and how little that process has evolved. During the 16th century, Juan […]

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Prof. Mary Gordon Published in Best American Short Stories of 2017

literature & poetry Photo credit: Christopher GreenleafMary Gordon ’71, the Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing, who published her eighth novel There Your Heart Lies in May, returns with her personal short story “Ugly” in The Best American Short Stories 2017. The anthology series, first published in 1915, “compiles a collection of remarkable writing […]

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Live Stream: Spirit of Justice with Michelle Alexander & Angela Davis

Visiting Professor Michelle Alexander will interview Angela Davis, the American political activist, academic, and author. The live stream will be available on Friday, October 20 at 6:00 pm.    The post Live Stream: Spirit of Justice with Michelle Alexander & Angela Davis appeared first on Union Theological Seminary. https://utsnyc.edu/spirit-justice-live-stream/ Visit original >

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