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Union celebrates Black History Month

“Add to this the pride of achievement; the desire to rank among the successful souls on earth, and we have the factors which have brought some of the ablest of…

Alumna raises awareness of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons, includes both forced labor and sex trafficking. The state department estimates there are more than 24.9 million people — adults and children…

Union Institute & University Names Cincinnati Business and Civic Leader as New Chair of its Board of Trustees

Union Institute & University has named Edgar L. Smith, Jr. as Chair of its Board of Trustees effective January 27, 2022, through January 2024. Mr. Smith is a prominent Cincinnati…

In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – January 17, 2022

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. In…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spotlight on alumnus

Legacy of social change thrives through the music of alumnus who is working for a world that works for everyone Maurice L. Harris, known professionally as Ionne, believes a world…

Please join us for The Legacy of MLK and Inclusion, Diversity and equity in the 21st Century webinar January 9, 2022, free and open to the public

Chevara Orrin will present The Legacy of MLK and Inclusion, Diversity and equity in the 21st Century, at the 2022 Ph.D. Residency on January 9. This webinar is sponsored by…

Human Rights Day 2021: All human, all equal

Human Rights Day is marked every year on December 10 to commemorate the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that established…

Union Institute & University Honors Officer Harminder Grewal with a Posthumous Degree

Union Institute & University awarded Galt Police Officer Harminder Grewal a posthumous bachelor’s degree in criminal justice management on Dec. 3, 2021, in a ceremony attended by family and colleagues…

Alumna named Poet Laureate of Scottsdale, Arizona

There is a new Poet Laureate in Scottsdale, Arizona and her name is Lois Roma-Deeley. The Union graduate who earned her Ph.D. in 2000 with a major in Creative Writing…

Dear Union Community:

Thanksgiving is a day to reflect on our blessings and express gratitude to those who have made a difference in our lives. To our Union faculty and staff – I want…

Transgender Day of Remembrance and Resilience

There is a movement to add resilience to the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Union Institute & University Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies student, AC Panella, is one of them. “The Transgender…

Ph.D. candidate Kei Graves inspires us to value Transgender lives

As Transgender Day of Remembrance draws near, Ph.D. candidate Kei Graves reminds us to not only remember the lives lost in violence and hate but to value transgender lives. “We…

Authors of Union Podcast Debuts

  The Authors of Union podcast series debuts today with a conversation with one of Union’s many published authors. The host for the interview-style podcast is Dr. Linwood Rumney, professor in…

Finding Success in More Than Just Law Enforcement with a Criminal Justice Management Degree

Many may think that earning a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management means your career path or opportunities for advancement will be limited to the field of law enforcement. But…

Veteran’s Day 2021

“As every generation learns anew, freedom is not free.” – Barack Obama This Veteran’s Day offers the opportunity to thank those who have served in the military, including our students,…