Union in the Media

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Father-son graduation featured in The New York Times

The New York Times published a piece on Father's Day about Juan Paneto and his son, Joshua, who graduated together at Union's Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 June 13, 2021. A subscription may be required to access the article.

Juan Paneto was several credits short of his degree when he left Union in 1992. The pandemic allowed him to complete his coursework remotely nearly 30 years later.

The story of Juan's quest to graduate with his son was first featured on Union's news site.

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Professor Josh Hart's study on conspiracy theories cited by FiveThirtyEight

A study on conspiracy theories by Joshua Hart, associate professor of psychology, and his student, Molly Graether ‘17, was cited by the FiveThirtyEight, a popular blog that covers a broad spectrum of subjects including politics, sports, science, economics and popular culture.

The 2018 research suggests that people with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories.

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Union's 227th Commencement featured in the Daily Gazette

Union held its 227th Commencement on Sunday, June 13. More than 470 seniors in the Class of 2021 received degrees.

The ceremony was featured on the front page of the Daily Gazette. A subscription may be required to access the story.

A story also appeared on Union's news site.

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Professor Jeffrey Corbin featured in National Geographic

Jeffrey Corbin, professor of biological sciences, was quoted in a recent National Geographic piece about the impact of invasive garlic mustard on native species. A subscription may be required to read the article.

A plant ecologist who focuses on the effects of invasive species and land use change on biodiversity and soil dynamics, Corbin discussed his findings of a 2018 paper in Restoration Ecology, coauthored with Matthew Wolford ('16), that described the challenge of eradicating garlic mustard populations.

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Professor Deidre Hill Butler profiled in the Daily Gazette

Deidre Hill Butler, associate professor of sociology, director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and academic chief diversity officer, was recently profiled in the Daily Gazette. She was featured in the newspaper's Outlook 2021, which focuses on area leaders.

A subscription may be required to read the article.

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Union professor's study on conspiracy theories mentioned in New York Times

A study on conspiracy theories by Joshua Hart, associate professor of psychology, and his student, Molly Graether ‘17, was cited by Thomas B. Edsall in a column in the New York Times. A subscription may be required to access the column.

The 2018 research suggests that people with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories.

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President Harris shares thoughts on the pandemic's impact on campus with WAMC

President David R. Harris recently spoke with WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, about the impact of COVID-19 on the campus and lessons for other colleges and universities this winter.

Northeast Public Radio is a member of National Public Radio serving parts of seven northeastern states. These include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

To listen to the interview, visit the website.