The MSM 2024 Gala: Celebrating Manhattan School of Music – Manhattan School of Music

On Wednesday evening, May 15, 2024 Manhattan School of Music presented its Annual Gala in New York City’s iconic Rainbow Room. Hosted by Master of Ceremonies, Tony Award-winning MSM alumnus Shuler Hensley (BM ’90, HonDMA ’14), the evening celebrated the School’s Musical Theatre… Source link

As extortion surges among Mexico’s cartels, even the tortilla is a target

CUAUTLA, Mexico — The shots rang out just before 10 a.m. A motorcyclist roared past a modest building behind the old railway station here, firing three times. Minutes later, the gunman unloaded on a storefront a half-mile away, wounding a teenager.The assailant was from the feared Acapulcos gang, the authorities later concluded — an offshoot […]

What You Need to Know About the Long Fight for Educational Equity 2024 Graduates Center Community and Compassion in Their Work C…

Just over 70 years after Brown v Board of Education, educational equity is still elusive, even more so after a rise in book bans and the end of race-based affirmative action in college admissions. Offering inspiration for the future by looking to the past, this year’s Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy, […]

End-of-Semester Faculty Spotlight – Jewish Theological Seminary

JTS faculty members have been sharing their scholarship far beyond the classroom these past few weeks. Read about the different panels, awards, and workshops they’ve been participating in. On May 7, Dr. Yael Landman, assistant professor of Bible, received the 2024 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise at an awards ceremony in Heidelberg, Germany, in […]

Union Welcomes Dr. Simran Jeet Singh as Assistant Professor in Interreligious Histories – Union Theological Seminary

Photo by: Ryan Lash Union Theological Seminary is excited to welcome Dr. Simran Jeet Singh as an Assistant Professor in Interreligious Histories. President Serene Jones shares, “We are excited to welcome Dr. Simran Jeet Singh to Union. We look forward to his joining our faculty and our students benefiting from his scholarship and teaching. We […]

2024 Commencement Exercises and Ordination

JTS celebrated its 130th Commencement ceremony in its atrium on Thursday, May 16. It was a festive day as we conferred degrees on our students and esteemed honorary degree recipients. Wolf Blitzer, one of the honorary degree recipients, delivered the 2024 Commencement address. Read the press release here. Recordings from the day can be found […]