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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Professor Alexander Sweger says don't fear a Joro spider invasion

Alexander Sweger, visiting assistant professor of biological sciences, shared his expertise with the Times Union about new research which indicates the Joro spider could spread to much of the East Coast in the coming year.

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Union College Choir's upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall featured in the Daily Gazette

The Daily Gazette recently featured the Union College Choir, which will perform for the first time at Carnegie Hall, the midtown Manhattan concert venue that is revered for its beauty, acoustics and history.

The March 20 performance in Zankel Hall is set for 6 p.m.

It will be followed by a singing engagement at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., at 2 p.m. on March 22.

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Professor John Garver shares expertise on ice jams with local media

John Garver, professor of geosciences, has studied ice jams for years. Each winter when ice jams on the Mohawk River and the potential for flooding increases, Garver shares his expertise with local media.

Among the outlets that relied on Garver this winter include the Daily Gazette, WAMC, Northeast Public Radio and WTEN, the local ABC affiliate.

Garver also maintains a blog about the ice jams.

He joined Union in 1989.

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Professor Lori Marso writes essay for Los Angeles Review of Books

Lori Marso, the Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary and Historical Studies, has written an essay for the Los Angeles Review of Books, “How Do We Solve a Problem Like Titane?”

Marso shares how she and her Feminist Film students discuss the difficulties of interpretation for films that break the rules, including Julia Ducournau’s "Titane." The controversial film won the Palme D’Or (the top prize) at the Cannes Film Festival last year.

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Fran'Cee Brown-McClure featured in Inside Higher Ed

Fran'Cee Brown-McClure, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, shared her expertise with Inside Higher Ed on how colleges can connect better with its students.

She also shared her thoughts on how precollege experiences and students’ identities shape the challenges they face and connections they make in postsecondary education.