A Magazine for Alumni and Friends

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Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts dedicated

Following a renovation made possible by late brothers Armand V. Feigenbaum ’42 and Donald S. Feigenbaum ’46, the center was dedicated during Homecoming weekend in October. The 37,000-square-foot facility has something to foster the growth of every artist, from a sculpture and design studio for metalworking to printmaking, photography and 3D design studios.


From China, new perspectives on the curriculum

Last summer a group of Union faculty took a trip to China’s northeast region to see first-hand the effects of rapid industrialization and economic growth to develop new interdisciplinary courses and redevelop existing ones.


First, lose the suit and tie: Exploring the culture of West Coast startups

Last summer Union students who participated in the San Francisco Internship Program in Innovation and Creativity led by George Gmelch, professor of anthropology, studied the culture of startups and what it means to be creative, innovative and entrepreneurial.


Fighting for Romeo & Juliet

Each year William Finlay, professor/chair of Theater and Dance and director of the Yulman Theater, teaches a class that trains students in the art of stage fighting. This year, they learned 17th century rapier in preparation for a very contemporary version of Shakespeare’s famous play about star-crossed lovers.


In Memoriam: John Wold '38

John Wold ’38, a devoted son of Union whose generosity has transformed the College, and a pioneering geologist whose vision changed the mining industry, died Feb. 19, 2017, in Casper, Wyo. He was 100.