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Final spring concerts

The Division of Fine Arts are presenting the following musical performances:

Gymnaires to perform homeshow

The Union College Gymnaires team will be presenting their annual home show on Saturday night, April 25.

The gymnastic team is a mix of circus acrobatic sport and cheerleading. Their performance will also feature martial arts; solo, trio, all-male, and all-female routines; and a segment featuring students from Helen Hyatt Elementary School.   

Senior art education major exhibits work

Ben Santiago is a senior art education major; and with graduation a few short weeks away, this exhibit is a time for him to look back on his personal history with art.

Getting to the heart of heart disease

When asked the traditional back-to-school question about how he spent his summer, Eric Gren is one of the few students who can say he was helping prevent America’s number one killer: heart disease.

Tanya Cochran Name 2009 Teacher of the Year

In celebration of National Library Week 2009, the Union College Library is pleased to announce that Tanya Cochran is this year's Library Teacher of the Year.  Cochran was chosen for her outstanding record of collaboration with library staff in teaching research skills and the promotion of library resources.  During the 2009-2010 school year, Cochran will receive $500 "spendi

Submit your doodles for 'Margins'

Do you doodle? Maybe during class next to your notes, during church in the bulletin, during board meetings on the minutes? Enter them for inclusion in "Margins," a back-to-school exhibit in the McClelland Art Gallery.
 
"Margins" is not about high art, so don't be worried if you don't consider your work a masterpiece.

Art gallery welcomes first of four senior exhibits

From April 13-19, senior graphic design major Aprille Okimi will be exhibit, "Contradictions and Connections," will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery. Mainly comprised of photographs, Okimi presents portraits of four of her close friends that are emotionally focused.

Alumni come home to Union, April 2-5

Homecoming 2009 features a special reunion for Unionaires and Concert Winds members who studied under Lynn Wickham and Dan Shultz (click here to visit the music reunion Web site). For those alumni who cannot make it, the Sabbath afternoon concert will be streamed live, starting Sabbath at 4:00 p.m. CST.

Students return from Nicaragua

 

Below are photos from the trip taken by Alicia Archer, senior nursing and international rescue and relief major. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger version.

‘Visual Pleasures’ features new McClelland paintings

The challenge of something new propels Jim McClelland on his artistic journey. Whether he’s focused on an abstract or a classic landscape, whatever he is working on at the moment is his favorite.

Union welcomes 115 campus ministry leaders

Union College Campus Ministries is hosting the North American Division (NAD) Campus Ministries Convention March 18-21. More than 100 chaplains and campus ministries student leaders from 14 colleges and universities will share ideas and inspiration for the four-day event.

Drama Department Presents 'The Tempest'

Union College’s drama department will present “The Tempest” March 5 through April 4 in Woods Auditorium.

A legacy of leadership

Portrait of Ann Bryant.For the past two years at Union College, Ann Bryant, a senior business administration major, has been the coordinator of Project Impact, the lon

A Colorado page in the Nebraska capitol

Photo of Jared Weikum at the Nebraska State CapitolSix miles of shelves stacked with books and journals wound around him.

Submit Your Nomination for 2009 Library Teacher of the Year Award

The library is currently seeking nominations for 2009 Library Teacher of the Year.  Faculty, staff, and students may nominate a teacher by submitting the teacher's name and a short paragraph explaining why they think this individual should be selected to Sabrina Riley (mailto:sariley@ucollege

Union Scholars Study Abroad, May 2010

As Union Scholars focus their attention on finding solutions to global issues, they have the distinct advantage of having international travel and study built right into the honors curriculum.

The three week course in May 2010 began with a couple days of instruction at Union College then moved on to Sabah, Malaysia where students conducted "windshield" surveys of the village researching their needs. The trip concluded with visits to Hong Kong and China.

Class Project - A Classroom with a View

 A Classroom with a View: A Literal Walk Through Tuscany (6.93MB PDF) is the culmination of a class project by Rachel Turner from an Honors Topics course; A Literary Walk in Tuscany.

King Tut visited by Scholars

Besides being both informative and enlightening, the trip to Dallas included much joy and laughter.  I deeply appreciated the opportunity to learn more about such an ancient culture while relaxing in the tranquil atmosphere of the SWAU campus.  This Scholars trip was truly a joy. ~ Serena Stevens – Psychology

New Student Leaders Chosen

The votes are in and the Union College Associated Student Body has chosen new leaders for the 2009-2010 academic year. Online voting began Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. shortly after the candidates presented speeches to the student body during convocation and closed Wednesday evening. 

The four executive officers are:

Union hosts 2009 Music Festival

Union College is hosting 220 high school band members from the Mid-America Union Feb. 4-7. The musicians will practice Wednesday through Friday afternoon and perform Friday night at vespers and Saturday evening for the main concert.

New Research Assistance Program

The new Research Assistance Program (RAP) is being offered by Union's librarians to aid students with their research. Appointment forms for the program are at the library's circulation desk and on the library's Web site under "Reference Services." Bring the form to the library or send it via intercampus mail. When you complete the form before the interview, librarians a

Student lands library $6,000 preservation grant

As a communication major, Allyssa Gleason, a junior from Bella Vista, Calif., knows the power of words, and she used that power to help improve Union’s campus and preserve its history.

Growing into Leadership

Alicia Archer helps in the aftermath of a tornado in Florida.Originally, Alicia Archer’s plan for college did not include Nebraska.

Union College employees surpass United Way goal

In 1891 United Way, then called Charity Organizations Society, began changing lives in local communities. According to the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County, Union’s employee contributions are a crucial part of helping keep that dream alive 118 years later as part of the Leadership Giving program.  

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