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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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MSM Students and Alumni Shine at the Aspen Music Festival

This summer, numerous recent graduates and current students of Manhattan School of Music’s voice program appeared in high-level operatic performances at the Aspen Music Festival. A summer of study at the Aspen Opera Center offers young singers a variety of performance opportunities, including two fully-staged operas, opera scenes, master classes, and chamber recitals. Aspen Opera […]

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Summer Research: Institute Supports Nearly 150 STEM Students

careerSTEM Barnard’s 2017 Summer Research Institute supported 147 students who conducted scientific research, working closely with faculty mentors in labs at Barnard and around the New York City area for 10 weeks. Now in its fourth year, the fully subsidized program provides an immersive opportunity for students in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, neuroscience and […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh ‘63—Zen Buddhist Monk, Teacher, Author and Peace Activist—Will Receive Union Medal on September 6th

For Immediate Release New York City, NY – Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) will award Thich Nhat Hanh—internationally celebrated Zen Buddhist monk, dharma teacher, scholar, author, and peace activist—with the Union Medal. Known affectionately as ‘Thay’ (teacher), Thich Nhat Hanh coined the term Engaged Buddhism and is globally recognized as one […]

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Expanding Our Global Partnerships:Union Faculty Travels to China

Earlier this summer, six Union faculty members traveled to China to visit Nanjing Union Theological Seminary and learn about China’s growing Christian population. The trip offered an opportunity for Union to strengthen our ecumenical ties and to forge new, mutually beneficial relationships. The delegation’s warm reception is a product of China’s rapidly shifting religious demography, […]

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Rubén Rosario Rodriguez, M.Div. ’95

What do you do? I teach theology and ethics, with a focus on liberation theologies and other political theologies, at the undergraduate, MA, and PhD levels at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. What’s the best thing about your job? Working with young men and women filled with optimism that education is the key […]

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Carl Schneider, M.Div. ’67

What do you do? I am a mediator, and train mediators as the Director of Mediation Matters. What’s the best thing about your job? I have the opportunity to work with people at a critical time in their lives. How did Union prepare you for this? It was Union where I learned I could make […]

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