Union in the Media

Union’s faculty, staff and students are often mentioned in local, national and international media outlets. Among the outlets that have highlighted Union include the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, U.S. News and World Report, MONEY and the Associated Press.

Content on Union’s news site has been honored by the Council for the Advancement of Secondary Education (CASE).

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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.

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Wall Street Journal: College Board eliminates SAT subject tests

The College Board is eliminating SAT subject tests, as the pandemic accelerates a push for changes in college admissions.

Matt Malatesta, vice president for admissions, financial aid and enrollment, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal about the impact of the decision. A subscription may be required to read the article.