Academics

Union College Heritage Collections Go Online

Photographs from the Lora McMahon King Heritage Room are now available for searching and viewing in the Union College Heritage Collections database. Material in this collection is related to the history of Union College, the College View community, and the Seventh-day Adventist denomination with a particular emphasis on the Mid-America Union region. The database is open access and available to the public through the World Wide Web.

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Conflict and Peacemaking class helps organize workshop

Each year Chris Blake endeavors to help students in his Conflict and Peacemaking class become active peacemakers through assignments designed to make an impact on Union's campus. This year, the class hopes to expand the reach of their message by helping to organize the annual Lincoln area Peacemaking Workshop XXVI.

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Poetry competition entries displayed in McClelland Art Gallery

The winning poems from the Division of Humanities’ second annual poetry competition are currently on display in the McClelland Art Gallery. The division published the top 20 student and employee submissions in the gallery on Feb. 19 and they will exhibit until March 4.

Library Increases Access to Online Journals

The Library is taking steps to increase access to online journals at Union College. Starting this spring semester, approximately sixty print journals will be moved to online access only. Following a new policy, the library will subscribe to online rather than print editions of journals when the online option is both less expensive and offers IP authentication. This means that when readers access journals from a campus computer, no usernames or passwords are necessary.

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Dean's List announced for fall semester of 2011

The Dean's List is one way Union College recognizes the academic achievements of its students. The list is broken into two sections, the regular Dean's List for students who achieved a grade point average between 3.75 and 3.89 on a four-point scale, and the Dean's Distinguished List for those with GPAs between 3.9 and 4.0. 

Preserving Union College's Past: Union College Library's 2011 Annual Report

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Andrews Study Bible Available to Union College Students, Faculty and Staff at 25% Discount

Andrews University Press is offering faculty, staff, and students at Union College a 25% discount on a group order of three editions of their Andrews Study Bible.  To learn more about the Bible, visit http://bible.andrews.edu/.

The three editions available as part of this offer are:

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ESL becomes EAP

UPDATE: As of 2013, Union College no longer offers an English language program. 

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The Union College Division of Humanities recently announced that the English as a Second Language program (ESL) has transitioned to a new name: English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

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The Library is Back on Delicious

If you frequent the library's website, you may have noticed this fall that the library's account disappeared from the bookmarking social media service Delicious. The library's account was lost when Delicious changed its Web host several months ago. We are pleased to announce that the library's account is once again alive and well. Union College librarians are busy rebuilding the list of useful links.

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New Anatomy and Physiology Study Tool on Trial

The library is currently offering access to Ovid's Primal Pictures on a trial basis.  User's may access Primal Pictures by visiting any Ovid product to which Union College currently subscribes and clicking Primal Pictures at the top of the screen.

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