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Institute for Social Justice at Union Institute & University to honor legacy of Bob Moses

The Institute for Social Justice (TISJ), founded to provide innovative and practical solutions for the challenges to social justice around the world, honors and remembers Bob Moses with a new…

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Authors of Union – August ’21

Welcome to Authors of Union, highlighting our many published authors who are transforming lives and communities. Mother Tongue By alumnus David B. Axelrod (Ph.D. ’77) Dr. Axelrod is a professor,…

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Loss of sight does not equal loss of creativity

Alumna Glenda R. Taylor, (Ph.D. ’17 and M.A. ’10) lost her sight at the age of 45. However, that impairment has never dimmed her creative output. She turned to African…

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

Union Institute & University is proud to join with the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action in the celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), August 1-7, and the United States Breastfeeding…

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AUTHORS OF UNION – July ’21

  Welcome to Authors of Union, highlighting our many published authors who are transforming lives and communities. A Leaf in the Wind By Jaro Majer, Artwork by  alumna Rose Marie…

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Union Institute & University National Commencement Announced

Union Institute & University’s in-person national commencement is Sunday, July 25, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. Pacific time at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, California. More than…

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Alumna receives Utah Valley University Presidential Faculty Award

Recent Union doctoral graduate Liz DeBetta, Ph.D. (2020) has earned the Presidential Faculty Award at Utah Valley University, where she is a professor in the Department of English and Literature.…

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NEW! Free Mental Health Counseling Services Available to Students

Union Institute & University students now have free, unlimited access to therapists and on-demand crisis counseling anytime, anywhere, from any device. “Through a partnership with the Virtual Care Group, our…

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Authors of Union – June ’21

  Strategic Advocacy for the French Language in the U.S. By alumna Kathy Stein-Smith (Ph.D. ’11) Alumna Kathy Stein-Smith, recently released her sixth book, Strategic Advocacy for the French Language…

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Reflecting on Juneteenth and Its Significance Today

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, to take control of the state and announce that all enslaved people be…

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National Police Week Spotlight – Chief of Police Sekou Millington Dedicated to Protect and Serve

As Chief of Police in the city of Tracy, California, Sekou Millington lives by the motto, “Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.” The 21-year law-enforcement veteran is an innovative leader…

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Institute for Social Justice is Launched

The Institute for Social Justice (ISJ) has been launched by Union Institute & University to promote social justice and equity. The mission of ISJ is to apply theory to practice…

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Commitment to Excellence: Union Institute & University Salutes Law Enforcement Professionals Nationwide During National Police Week

Union Institute & University is proud to salute law enforcement professionals and all first responders nationwide during National Police Week, May 9 – 15, 2021. Union is honored to celebrate…

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Union Institute & University Moves National Headquarters to New Cincinnati Location

Union Institute & University President Karen Schuster Webb and the Board of Trustees announced the move of its national headquarters to Baldwin 500, 2090 Florence Avenue in Walnut Hills. “On…

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Authors of Union – May ’21

Welcome to Authors of Union, highlighting our many published authors. Each month, we will highlight a selected few of our accomplished community of writers who are transforming lives and communities.…

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