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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 […]

2024 Graduates Center Community and Compassion in Their Work Celebrating Our 2024 Graduates CU Campus Access Update: Effective M…

In recognition of years of hard work and the successful completion of their degrees, Teachers College celebrated the more than 2,000 graduates from the Class of 2024 on May 14 and 15 in four ceremonies at Washington Heights’ United Palace Theater. In the storied theater — a key gathering point for people from all backgrounds […]

Voices From the Class of 2024 at Icahn Mount Sinai’s Commencement

Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of Icahn Mount Sinai, addressing the school at the 55th Commencement ceremony. The class of 2023 graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on Thursday, May 11, after a journey that was not only long, but marked by tribulation. “You witnessed the strong […]