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Recent News and Press

Healing Body and Soul: Union Alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist Discusses Her Company Plants Matter

Recently, we met up with alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist to learn a bit more about her natural plant based skin care company. After graduating from Union in 2017 with an M.A. in Interreligious Engagement, Judith founded Plants Matter, a company…

A Tale of Two Americas

In the weeks since news broke that the Trump administration was tearing children from their parents, President Trump’s polling numbers have held steady. Even when asked about his handling of immigration policy, in particular, no shift…

James Hal Cone: Humble Giant in the Movement for Black Liberation

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By Nikia Smith Robert EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was completed prior to the death of Rev. Dr. James H. Cone on April 28, 2018. The belief that God is Black and on the side of the oppressed, for some, is a bold claim. For Rev. Dr. James…

Frosted Hospitality

First-year M.Div. student Krystal Hanegan and her husband Michael’s family looks like many others, but beneath that façade lies an incredible secret: the couple are visionary bakers. Their company, Cake the World a Better Place,…

Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBT+ persons in the life of society and the church, continue to stand against religion being used to deny people their civil rights. Today,…

Jorge Juan Rodriguez V Wins Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellowship

This spring, Union Ph.D. student Jorge Juan Rodríguez V was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration for the 2018-2019 academic year. “We’re proud to support them on their journey as they continue to redefine…