Photo of Daniel Dawes with the presentation title: Health Equity in America: A Past, Present and Future Look at the Political Determinants of Health

Daniel Dawes to Speak at Union College April 2

The nationally recognized advocate will share the history and possible future of health care equity during this year’s George Gibson Lecture Series. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law, Daniel Dawes has…

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A college course disguised as a vacation with friends

It’s one thing to learn important lessons from history. But for Union students Kayla Miller and Natasha McWilliams-Nasser, seeing history firsthand means those lessons will last a lifetime. This summer, 10 Union Scholars students took…

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Union College competition builds leadership skills in high schoolers

For high school students Savannah and Garrett Fortney from Lincoln, Union College’s first Leadership Experience proved to be an excellent training ground to learn how to be a better leader. The siblings from College View…

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“U.S. News” ranks Union one of America’s best colleges

For the 13th consecutive year, Union College’s academic quality has earned the school a top-tier spot among “America’s Best Colleges.” In addition to the eponymous rankings, the annual publication by U.S. News and World Report placed Union…

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Smoothie baristas lead a rebranding campaign

Lincoln summers are pretty hot. And Nicholas Morrison thinks a nuVibe smoothie could save your life. The senior business and graphic design major is a little biased, though, because he started working as a barista…

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Union’s aspiring leaders get a glimpse of the world stage

For aspiring leaders, there is no better place to find examples of leadership—both good and bad—than in Washington, D.C. That’s why Dr. Linda Becker, director of Union’s leadership minor program, and eleven aspiring leaders in…

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Photo: International rescue and relief students practice rescue techniques in Colorado.

Summer IRR training teaches life lessons beyond wilderness rescue

Imagine waking up at 10:30 p.m. in rural southwestern Colorado and being told you have to save four people stuck in a 500-meter canyon. And, you have only ninety minutes. For rescue teams all over…

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Health, wellness and faith

For Alyssa Walton, healthy living is a passion and a way of life, and now she helps run one of the best corporate wellness programs in the world. “Wellness is fully ingrained in our company culture,”…

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Rebecca Meggers (second from left) was one of several Union Physician Assistant students who attended an annual PA conference in April.

Physician Assistants bring home a win

In April, Union College Physician Assistant students attended the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants (NAPA)’s annual spring Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference. The (CME) conference spanned four days that were filled with food, medical lectures and…

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Union expands online summer courses

Union College added eight online classes this summer—including a new course called “Topics on Faith and Imagination” taught by 2003 Union graduate, pastor and prolific author, Seth Pierce. “We want to make it easier for students to be…

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Drs. Barry and Lisa Forbes receive President’s Award

Drs. Barry and Lisa Forbes have been the anchors of Union College’s Division of Business and Computer Science for more than 20 years—where Barry serves as the chair of the division and Lisa is a…

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Preparing to be an U.S ambassador

Senga Rutebuka, a senior international relations major, has always wanted to work for the United Nations. Rutebuka got two steps closer this year by representing Union College at the United Nations Association USA Leadership Summit…

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