In the Neighborhood

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How to Be a Good Neighbor

2018-12-13T15:14:15+00:00

How can you be a good neighbor? Below is an excerpt of a great article found by a local student, Nicholas.   ..... I’m sure we’ve all dealt with terrible neighbors at one point or another. Bad neighbors are the ones who play their music loudly at all times of the day and who let their family and friends steal the coveted parking space in front of your property. Back in the good old day’s neighbors used to greet [...]

How to Be a Good Neighbor 2018-12-13T15:14:15+00:00

Reimagining End of Life at Union

2018-10-30T10:18:26+00:00

At the end of October, the Reimagine End of Life Conference will host a citywide conversation about life and death. The conference is an exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation. Drawing on the arts, spirituality, healthcare, and design, it creates weeklong series of events that break down taboos and bring diverse communities together in wonder, preparation, and remembrance. Three events will take place at Union: The Trans Sounds of Black Freedom & Black Spirituality, Conversations I Wish [...]

Reimagining End of Life at Union 2018-10-30T10:18:26+00:00

Our Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Federal Transphobia

2018-10-30T10:18:31+00:00

“The Union of Affirming Christians embraces the full and complete humanity of transgender and non-binary persons. All people are made in the image of God and redeemed by reconciling love of God for the world through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To deny the humanity of our trans/non-binary family is to deny the love that Jesus offers to all of God’s beloved creation, to deny they are beautifully and wonderfully made by God. The Trump administration’s proposed policy [...]

Our Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Federal Transphobia 2018-10-30T10:18:31+00:00

Live Stream: Interfaith Vigil Against Gun Violence

2018-10-17T00:27:16+00:00

Please join Episcopal Divinity School at Union, in partnership with Everytown for Gun Safety, Bishops United Against Gun Violence, and the Episcopal Peace Fellowship for an Interfaith Vigil Against Gun Violence on October 3rd, the one-year anniversary of the largest mass shooting in the United States. The event will begin at 6:00 pm. The vigil and live stream will begin after the screening of the short film “We Are All Newtown,” at roughly 6:25 pm. Feature speakers from the Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish and Christian traditions, as [...]

Live Stream: Interfaith Vigil Against Gun Violence 2018-10-17T00:27:16+00:00

German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network: 2019 Application

2018-10-17T00:28:03+00:00

Applications are now open for the 2019 seminar of the German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network which will meet at Union Theological Seminary in New York, June 9-16.  Applications may be submitted now, and no later than October 15, 2018. Sponsored by Union Theological Seminary’s Bonhoeffer Chair in Theology and Ethics, and funded by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany, this program selects five American and five German early career scholars for a week-long seminar.  Each participant will be expected, in [...]

German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network: 2019 Application 2018-10-17T00:28:03+00:00

Construction Opportunities

2018-07-24T13:20:17+00:00

SPECIAL NON-UNION CONTRACTOR OPPORTUNITIES Turner Construction is now able to hire non-union, certified Minority-, Woman- and Local*-Owned contractors for the Columbia Business School project at the Manhattanville Campus. Up to $25 million in contract awards are available. Learn How to Become a Non-Union Contractor at Manhattanville—Send Email to: CBSProcurement@tcco.com FLYER >> * “Local” refers to those whose primary business address is in one of the following 17 zip codes: 10025, 10026, 10027, 10029, 10030,10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10035, 10037, 10039, 10040, [...]

Construction Opportunities 2018-07-24T13:20:17+00:00

Meet the Directors: Melanie Hibbert Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Media Center

2018-10-17T00:28:54+00:00

media The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College will be a new academic hub in the heart of campus, bringing students and faculty together, facilitating collaboration, and fostering dialogue when it opens this August. The Milstein Center will provide a diverse range of innovative and essential resources that reflect the connections that lie at the core of Barnard’s educational philosophy. The 128,000-square-foot building will have innovative facilities and classrooms including a new library, a new [...]

Meet the Directors: Melanie Hibbert Introduces The Milstein Center’s New Media Center 2018-10-17T00:28:54+00:00

Presidents Breakfast

2018-05-07T12:29:17+00:00

On April 24, 2018, Teachers College welcomed the board of directors of Morningside Area Alliance to the MAA Presidents Breakfast.  Held bi-annually since Morningside Area Alliance was founded in 1947, leaders of the esteemed roster of MAA members gathered to reconnect and learn more each other's major initiatives. This year, Morningside Area Alliance celebrate the legacy of President Susan Furhman (President of Teachers College, 2006-2018) and perspective and plans of newly installed President Sian Beilock, Barnard College.

Presidents Breakfast 2018-05-07T12:29:17+00:00

Leadership & Public Speaking Lessons

2018-04-18T22:52:58+00:00

Please join us to experience the joys of public speaking in a safe, supportive environment. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 6:15pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room of The Interchurch Center located at Claremont Avenue at 120th Street. The building security officer will direct you to the correct room. To get there, take the #1 subway to either 125th or 116th Streets then walk one block west to Claremont. You can also take the M4 or M104 bus to Broadway and 120th [...]

Leadership & Public Speaking Lessons 2018-04-18T22:52:58+00:00

Columbia University Scholarship Opportunities

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Please see below and attached for some information on two scholarship opportunities that are available at Columbia University. Please feel free to distribute this information or post the attached flyers as you see fit.   Undergraduate Scholarships for Local, Aid- Eligible Students Undergraduate students from the local community who are admitted to Columbia College (CC) or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and who demonstrate financial need may be eligible to participate in the Thompson-Munoz Scholarship Program. [...]

Columbia University Scholarship Opportunities 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Union Launches “The Insight Project” to Explore Topics in Contemporary Theology

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Acclaimed novelist, Amitav Ghosh, investigates the impact of climate change on the literary imagination on March 28,  followed by Brian Greene discussing “The Weirdness of Physics” on April 10. March 13, 2018 NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of The Insight Project (Insight), a new multi-year program series that seeks to expose and explore modern conceptions of theology and spirituality. With a diverse array of thought-provoking lectures, screenings, performances, and on-stage [...]

Union Launches “The Insight Project” to Explore Topics in Contemporary Theology 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Soccer Star and Activist Abby Wambach Named Barnard College Commencement Speaker

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

commencement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Kwonmediarelations@barnard.edu (212) 854-2037   NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 – Abby Wambach, the all-time leading scorer in international soccer history and advocate for pay equity and LGBTQ rights, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2018 at Barnard College’s 126th Commencement May 16, 2018, at 4 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Wambach will also receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction, the College’s highest honor, together with three other [...]

Soccer Star and Activist Abby Wambach Named Barnard College Commencement Speaker 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Union of Affirming Christians Condemns the Trump Administration’s Dismantling of LGBT-friendly Policies

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

New York City, NY – The Union of Affirming Christians issued the following public statement condemning the Trump administration’s dismantling of LGBT-friendly policies.  We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the life of society and the church, implore the Trump administration to refrain from undoing supportive policies or implementing hurtful policies that impact the LGBTQ community. We are particularly alarmed by recent reports, as detailed in the February 19th Politico [...]

Union of Affirming Christians Condemns the Trump Administration’s Dismantling of LGBT-friendly Policies 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

Barnard Named Fulbright U.S. Student Program Top Producing Institution

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

fellowships & grants For the fourth year in a row, Barnard has been named one of the top producers among U.S. colleges and universities of scholars selected for the Fulbright Student Program. Out of 27 applicants, seven students and alumnae were selected for Fulbright Scholarships in the spring of 2016. Barnard ranks among the top undergraduate colleges to share this honor. Scholars are currently teaching or conducting research in Mexico, Colombia, Germany, the Czech Republic, and other locations.  The Fulbright Program is administered by [...]

Barnard Named Fulbright U.S. Student Program Top Producing Institution 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

An Invitation to Apply to Union’s 2-year Pastoral Leadership Program!

2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00

VISION: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral Imagination September 2018 – July 2020 Cohort Join a conversation among leaders reaching from the cathedral to the storefront, from the West Side to Wall Street, from the Bronx to Queens, Brooklyn and beyond as we create a vision for the future of pastoral leadership. Beginning in the Fall of 2018, Union Theological Seminary will launch its third cohort of early/mid-career pastors (4-15 years in ministry) with generous funding from the Lilly Endowment. And you are invited [...]

An Invitation to Apply to Union’s 2-year Pastoral Leadership Program! 2018-04-18T22:52:59+00:00
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