For the third time in four years, Union has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a conference champion of the College and University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Liberty League.
Chabad is hosting Holocaust survivor, Marthe Cohn at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 2 at the Nott Memorial. She will be sharing her story as a Jewish spy in Nazi Germany. The talk is titled "Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany, A Historic Evening with Marthe Cohn.”
Three Union students and one alum were selected for Fulbright Student English Teaching Assistantships. The program places students in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. Those selected from Union are:
Aubrey Griffin ‘17
Major: Anthropology and Political Science (interdepartmental)
Bounding around in the middle of the ballroom at College Park Hall, Jonathan Angelilli gathers 50 students in a circle.
“There’s one thing I want you to take away from this class,” says Angelilli, who bills himself as an exercise alchemist and peaceful warrior. “I want you to become masters of play. It’s always in your system.”
Gretchel Hathaway, dean of diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and Jason Benitez, director of Multicultural Affairs, were invited to present at the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education conference in Washington, D.C.
For the second straight year, Hillel is joining with other campus organizations and faith groups to host a social justice Seder.
Titled “A Work in Progress,” it will be held Friday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in Everest Lounge. Though Passover recently ended, the Seder is intended to convey the spirit of the Jewish holiday by expressing solidarity with victims of modern-day oppression and injustice.
Prominent American pianist Jeremy Denk performs on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Chapel.
The Series welcomes back pianist Jeremy Denk to close the 2016-17 season in a special program, "Medieval to Modern." The program traces the history of Western classical music from the Renaissance to contemporary music and back again. – from Machaut to Ligeti.