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Graduate wins award studying snakebites in India

It didn’t take long for Benjamin Herzel to see the snake problem. In the first day of his field research on snake density in India, the 2014 Union College graduate saw professional snake catchers capture, count and release 120 snakes—mostly Indian cobras and Russel’s vipers—in four hours.

IRR major spends the summer as a wildland fire fighter

Some summer jobs involve flipping burgers, watching youngsters swim or filing in an office, but not for Connor Kraegel. The senior international rescue and relief major spent an exciting summer as a Wildland fire fighter for the Shoshone National Forest Wildland Fire Module, fighting wildfires in the region.

Korth receives first Keeling Selfless Service Award

Although she hasn’t hoisted a rifle or survived a boot camp herself, first year physician assistant student Shannon Korth understands the sacrifice made by those in the military every day.

Jeannette Wetmore, Union librarian passes away

Union College mourns the loss of friend and colleague Jeannette Wetmore, who passed away Monday morning, Nov. 16. from complications arising from previously undiagnosed cancer. 

Jeannette graduated from Union in 2003 with degrees in communication and English, and went on to earn her master's in libary and information science from the University of North Carolina. She has worked in the Union College library since 2008 as the public services librarian and an assistant professor, and was a driving force in the library's research assistance program.

Union College to host Acrofest 2015

Hundreds of gymnasts from Seventh-day Adventist colleges and high schools from across North America will gather at Union College on November 11-14 for Acrofest 2015, an event packed with clinics, training, demonstrations and spiritual lessons. 

Shane & Shane to perform at Union College Nov. 13

Dove awarding winning praise and worship group Shane & Shane will be performing at Union College on Friday, November 13, for Family Worship during the Acrofest 2015 weekend. Best known for songs like “Without You” and “Praise the Name of Jesus,” these longtime friends and collaborators have dedicated their lives to creating worship music and helping other aspiring musicians do the same.

Civil rights activist to speak for inaugural George Gibson Lecture Series event

To Bob Zellner, the American civil rights movement is far more than something you read in history books, read in the newspaper, or watched on TV. This Alabama-born son of a former Ku Klux Klan member has spent 50 years fighting for equal rights for all Americans, suffering right alongside famous leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks.

Michaela Lawrence-Jeffrey to speak for Power PAC

Michaela Lawrence-Jeffery never dreamed she would embark on a path to ministry when she first started college at Andrews University. In fact, we she left home, her mother—the wife of a pastor—warned her to stay away from the Adventist Theological Seminary on campus because those pastoral students “are a bit too desperate.”

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