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Columbia President Lee Bollinger, nicknamed “PrezBo,” to Step Down in 2023

Lee C. Bollinger has announced that he will conclude his service as Columbia’s president at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year, bringing to a close an historic era for the 268-year-old university that has brought extraordinary physical and intellectual transformation. During his two-decade-long tenure, Columbia has flourished as a center of academic excellence that […]

Rev. Adriene Thorne Joins Riverside Church

On Sunday, July 17, the congregation of The Riverside Church in the City of New York voted Rev. Adriene Thorne as the eighth senior minister in the church’s history, and first African American woman to serve in the role. While Rev. Thorne will begin her post on October 1, 2022. The Reverend Adriene Thorne, leader […]

JTS Appoints Distinguished Spiritual Leader Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen as New Dean of the Division of Religious Leadership

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has appointed Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen to serve as the new Pearl Resnick Dean of The Rabbinical School and dean of the Division of Religious Leadership at JTS. In this role, Rabbi Cohen will lead the institution’s Rabbinical School and H. L. Miller Cantorial School. As a renowned spiritual leader, […]

President Beilock to Step Down in 2023

Barnard College President, Sian Leah Beilock will be stepping down in 2023 to take on the presidency of Dartmouth, following six years of leadership at Barnard. The news caps a remarkable period for Barnard in which the number of applicants to the College has grown by 50%, and the endowment that supports their education has […]

Albuquerque Police Detain Suspect in Killings of Muslim Men

TW: Hate crimes against Shia Muslims in New Mexico . . . “We grieve for the lives of Muhammad Afzaal Hussain, Aftab Hussein, Naeem Hussain and Mohammad Ahmadi, lost to the horrific hate crimes targeting the Shia Muslim community in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We pray for the victims, their families, and their communities, and for […]

TODAY! Wednesday, August 10, is the application deadline for the Encore Transition Program! Are you 55+ looking to make a difference in the …

TODAY! Wednesday, August 10, is the application deadline for the Encore Transition Program! Are you 55+ looking to make a difference in the world after your current work-life or career? Apply for our Encore Transition Program and discover ways to turn your values and faith into action in real-life situations. Learn more and apply – […]

Exciting news from Isaac Sharp. Pre-order information coming soon. Congrats Issac! The Other Evangelicals officially has a cover! For fol…

Exciting news from Isaac Sharp. Pre-order information coming soon. Congrats Issac! The Other Evangelicals officially has a cover! For folks who’ve asked about ordering/pre-ordering: we aren’t quite there yet, but I’ll have more info about that very soon. In the meantime, check out the fantastic job the Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company team did with […]

DEADLINE: Beyond The Bars 2022-2023 Fellowship Application

Thank you for your interest in the Beyond the Bars Fellowship. The Beyond the Bars Fellowship is a certificate-based program through the Center for Justice at Columbia University that offers interdisciplinary leadership to develop and deepen identity, analysis, skills and networks towards ending mass criminalization, incarceration and to create a more just and safe world. The Fellowship holds […]

MSM alumnus and baritone José Luis Maldonado (MM ’18) covers opera legend Sir Bryn Terfel at the Aspen Music Festival

In July, José Luis Maldonado (MM ’18) was given the opportunity to cover world-renowned opera singer Sir Bryn Terfel in the Aspen Opera Theater production of Falstaff. “When I found out I was covering him, I cried tears of joy!” says José. José sang the role of Falstaff for the first time just four years […]

Explore Your Encore Stage – UTS

Are you 55+ looking to make a difference in the world after your current work-life or career? Apply to our Encore Transition Program! It’s a four-month program, with evening classes, every other week via Zoom. For more information visit our website. Encore Transition Program – Union Theological Seminary

The Great Muslim American Road Trip | PBS

Watch the #MuslimRoadTripPBS online at PBS. Join Union Alum Mona Haydar and her husband Sebastian Robins on a cross-country journey along historic Route 66. Mona completed her Master of Arts degree at Union in 2018. Across three episodes, Mona and Sebastian meet new friends and explore more than a dozen stops, weaving a colorful story […]

A Top 10 List of the Barnard Year of Science

In September 2021, the College kicked off the Barnard Year of Science (BYOS), a celebration of all things related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Over the course of the academic year, leading figures in STEM, including Barnard’s very own experts, came together virtually and in person to participate in a range of programming. […]