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Innovative Applied Nutrition and Dietetics meets high demand

The new Master of Arts with a major in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics is meeting the need that no other program in the country does. “The innovative M.A. with a…

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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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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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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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Pride Month – Free of Labels

Sara Daise is working toward a world free of labels. A current Ph.D. student and M.A. History & Culture 2019 alumna, she describes herself as a Black, queer, fifth-generation Gullah…

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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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Doctoral Alumnus Named University President

Mark A. Roberts, Ph.D., 2007 has been named the president of Reinhardt University. Founded in 1883, Reinhardt is a private, comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts located in Waleska,…

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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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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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Alumna is new chief of police

Bisa French (B.S. 2012) is the new chief of police of Richmond, California, effective August 1, 2020. She is making history as the first woman and woman of color to…

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Thomas Dugger is Union’s First Executive in Residence

Thomas Dugger, an accomplished nonprofit leader, has joined Union as its first Executive in Residence. The former Scout Executive/Chief Executive Officer of the Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America…

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Ph.D. Alumni appointed to prestigious higher education roles

Two Union doctoral alumni will continue to positively impact student success in new roles this fall. G. Koryoe Anim-Wright, Ph.D. 1996 with a concentration in Communications, has been named the…

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Union Earns Important National Accreditation for Two Programs

B.S. in Social Work and new M.A. in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics pass a rigorous process. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Nelson Soto announced this week the…

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