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Prof. Martin Stute Receives Federal Grant to Address Climate Change

environmental scienceenvironmentfellowships & grants Professor Martin StuteCarbon dioxide released into the atmosphere is wreaking havoc on environmental safety and leading to climate change, and Professor of Environmental Science Martin Stute has been on the front lines of research offering a solution to this enormous problem. To aid in his research, Stute, who has a joint […]

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Women of Spirit Lecture: Live Stream

  Tune in for a live Stream of The Seventh Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture featuring Winona LaDuke. Ms. LaDuke is a rural development economist and author working on issues of indigenous economics, food, and energy policy. She is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project and maintains a significant […]

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New York Times: A Slave Sale Changed Her Retirement Plans

In January, Union launched the Encore Transition Program, a semester-long curriculum to help retired and older adults make a change for the better in their lives, and in the world around them. Onita Estes-Hicks, 80, spoke with the New York Times about how this program is giving her the opportunity to contemplate her past and, just as important, […]

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Prof. Hisham Matar Wins Top PEN America Literary Award

literature & poetry Photo Credit: PEN AmericaPEN America gave its most prestigious award—the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, one of the largest literary awards in the country—to English Professor Hisham Matar for The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between. The inaugural PEN/Jean Stein Book Award “recognizes a book-length work of any genre for its […]

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2017 Commencement Exercises

Scheduled Events Monday, May 15th Retirement Party for Professor John McGuckin James Memorial Chapel & Social Hall 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 16th Unitarian Universalists Commissioning Lampman Chapel 6 pm Wednesday, May 17th Students of Color Commissioning James Memorial Chapel 7 pm Thursday, May 18th PhD Rehearsal Seminary Quadrangle 5:40 pm PhD Dinner (for PhD Graduates & […]

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Barnard Responds to Syrian Crisis Through Creation of the Ann and Andrew Tisch Scholarship for Refugee Women

immigrationeducationfellowships & grantsstudents Beginning in the fall of 2017, Barnard will offer a newly funded scholarship called the Ann and Andrew Tisch Scholarship for Refugee Women.  The scholarship will be awarded annually, and a student whose education has been interrupted as a result of war, persecution, conflict, natural disaster, or crisis will be able to […]

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