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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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A leader in higher education

Josefina Castillo Baltodano J.D. is an internationally recognized leader in higher education. Most recently the book she has co-authored with Nancy Archer-Martin, Opening Doors: The Higher Education Leadership Playbook, is…

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Authors of Union – September ‘21

Welcome to Authors of Union, highlighting our many published authors who are transforming lives and communities. Dear White Friend: The Realities of Race, the Power of Relationships and Our Path to…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight – Walk a mile in my shoes

Shirley Murillo knows what it is like to walk in the migrant worker’s shoes. “I came to this country 31 years ago to join my father. I spoke no English.…

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Union Institute & University Makes it Easier for First Responders to Earn Their Degree in Criminal Justice or Emergency Services Management

First responders put their lives on the line every day and do so much for others. Union Institute & University recognizes your contributions and wants to make it easier for…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Podcast “Words of Wisdom”

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15), Union Institute & University presents “Words of Wisdom” by Dr. Ciriaco “Cid” Pinedo. His uplifting message encourages us to pursue…

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“ESPERANZA: A CELEBRATION OF HISPANIC HERITAGE AND HOPE”

Celebrate the rich heritage and contributions of Hispanics and Latinx communities to the United States during National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – October 15, 2021. This year’s theme is…

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