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February 1
A statement from President Stephen C. Ainlay

President Ainlay discusses the executive order temporarily banning citizens of seven majority Muslim nations from entry and in some cases re-entry into the United States.

January 9
Local economy runs in part on Union

Union contributed $322.5 million to area economy in 2015 according to report by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

January 5
Bali mini-term combines art and culture

For three intensive weeks, 16 students were immersed in Balinese culture, studying with masters of traditional performing arts in gamelan (an orchestra of gongs and xylophones) and dance.

October 13
Autumn leaps: Koresh Dance Company comes to campus and the Egg

The Philadelphia-based Koresh Dance Company, known for its provocative choreographic style that blends ballet, modern, jazz and other genres, comes to campus Oct 19-22 as part of the Theater and Dance Department’s annual Stephanie C. Davis Dance Residency

July 14
College mourns the passing of April Selley

Colleagues and other friends are mourning the loss of April Selley, a devoted teacher and writer who instilled in students her joy of literature and the craft of creative writing.

May 25
Alumni in the news: Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78

Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78, a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a past president of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, was recently quoted in The New York Times.

April 29
A tree story

Students planted a tree on campus to observe Arbor Day and the legacy of its founder, James Sterling Morton, an honorary degree recipient in 1856.

April 27
Alumni in the news: Keith Kinkaid '13

Former Union goaltender Keith Kinkaid '13, now with the New Jersey Devils, is one of 13 players selected to the initial U.S. roster for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship.

March 1
New look, same old ‘Skeller spirit

After a July 2014 flood destroyed the Rathskeller as generations of alumni have known it, the underground hangout reopened in September with a new, more modern look. That same old ‘Skeller spirit, though, made of those memories you never forget, remains.

March 1
Age is just a number

Burk Ketcham '48 was the oldest participant at the FISA World Masters Rowing Championships (held in Belgium Sept. 10-13) at the impressive age of 90.

March 1
A man of mycology

When he graduated from Union in 1966, Rodham E. Tulloss was profiled in this magazine as "something of a Renaissance man [who has] shown a dazzling versatility."

March 1
Rock on, Dr. Lew

Rock star Law Schon '82 is back to this day job: orthopedic surgeon.

March 1
Working with the best

Helene De Vries '89 is always thinking about the best of the best, it's her job.

March 1
Juice the change he needed

Most people only talk about pursuing their dreams. Jon Schiff '02, who used to suit up each day as a hedge fund derivatives trader on Wall Street, just made his a reality.