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Engineering @ 175

Though we acknowledge 1845 as the start of engineering at Union, the seeds were sown as early as 1802, when the first course on surveying was taught.

From home: Finding that "sweet spot"

This spring, Union professors in all disciplines were forced to change the way they teach. It was unfamiliar and challenging, but remote teaching and learning offered unexpected opportunities and rewards, too.

The arrival

Women moved into Union residence halls and started classes as full-time students for the first time in fall 1970. Here is a little bit about what that experience was like for them.

$51 million gift propels Union campaign

A campus-wide party in Memorial Fieldhouse celebrated the largest gift in Union's history and the launch of the $300 million "Powering Union: The Campaign for Multiple Tomorrows."

The decision

Perhaps no change at Union was more transformative than welcoming women.