Flipping the script on ADHD

Union student’s research shows experiential learning improves academic performance. When you find out that Lauren Richert has ADHD, you might feel a twinge of sympathy that she has to face such a challenge. But that…

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Union College struck through with Adventist University written in.

Trustees vote to change Union’s name

Union College will become Union Adventist University as of May 2024.The Board of Trustees voted Monday, October 2, to change Union’s name for the first time in the school’s 132-year history after reviewing a year’s…

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Immersed in international relations

The Jordan River. Ajloun Castle. Petra. The Dead Sea. Wadi Rum. Senior international relations and history major Aubrey Benton explored all these places this summer — on the U.S. Department of State’s bill.  Benton was one of…

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Forest Lake and Andrews win the 2023 Fall Tournament

The Forest Lake Academy Panthers from Florida won the volleyball bracket and the Andrews Academy Cardinals from Michigan won the soccer bracket at the 2023 Union College Fall Tournament on Saturday night, Oct. 22, 2023. The…

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The perfect internship

He’s dwarfed by the horse, this small boy, that we’ll call Sam. Sam is six years old and his muscle control and cognitive function are impaired, and time at the stables is his therapy. Instead…

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Photo of a man in counseling. Photo by Nik Shuliahin.

Union offers alcohol and drug counseling emphasis

In 2021, 46.3 million Americans fit the criteria for a substance use disorder, and the demand for licensed alcohol and drug counselors keeps rising. Union’s psychology program has responded to this need by creating a new…

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May 2023 Nursing class posts 100% first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate

May 2023 graduate Teddy Manase nervously refreshed the website that would tell him whether or not he passed the NCLEX-RN, the national licensing exam for nurses. “When the page finally loaded and it said ‘passed,’…

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Graduate celebrating

Union College earns high marks from U.S. News

U.S. News has once again ranked Union among the “Best Colleges” in America, placing the school at #15 in its category out of 83 Midwestern regional colleges. This is the highest position the publication has…

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Nebraska Forest Service donates trees to Union’s arboretum

Fourteen young trees found a new home on the Union College campus this week thanks to the Ten Free Trees program, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. During Project…

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What’s in a name? Stakeholders weigh in.

Should Union change its name to university? Over the past several months, Union College has surveyed students, employees, alumni and the executive committees of the Adventist organizations in Mid-America asking that very question.Nearly 2,400 alumni…

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Eric Barber: Finding fulfillment in service

Union College’s International Rescue and Relief Program is comprised of bold and adventurous students. The IRR program’s new expedition coordinator matches their energy perfectly. Eric Barber comes to Lincoln from the state of Washington where…

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Kevin Flores: A life in leadership

Union College’s Master of Science in Leadership Program now has a complete faculty with the arrival of the founding director, Kevin Flores. Flores is no stranger to the city of Lincoln. He worked as Director…

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