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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.

January 7

Alumni in the news: Mark Walsh '76

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced that Mark Walsh '76 will serve as associate administrator for the Office of Investment & Innovation.

November 12

Civil War glossary posted online

In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the Lincoln assassination, the College’s Notables Committee mounted an exhibition titled “Profound and Poignant: Union College Connections to the Civil War Era”

November 6

First Feigenbaum Forum fills the Nott

Howard Gardner, an internationally-renowned psychologist who developed the theory of multiple intelligences that revolutionized how educators teach their students, was the featured speaker

October 1

Writing at Union and beyond

Even before he graduated in 2011, Daniel Kason ’11 was on his way as an author when Indigo Rising, a literary magazine, published his short story, “Dark Creation.”

October 1

Cultivating dairy farmers

Wondering why organic cheese or milk is sometimes hard to find? Well, there aren’t as many farmers as there used to be—at least in Maine and Northern New England.

October 1

Leading the alumni council

Susanna Ryan Berger ’99, the global marketing leader for Pricewaterhouse-Coopers’ technology, media and telecommunications practice, is excited to be at the helm of the Alumni Council. She began her three-year term as president of the group this spring.