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June 7
Meet the Class of 2017

As their time at Union comes to a close, take a look back at the Class of 2017 and their impact on the College.

May 25
Students learn cricket and culture

About 50 students met Wednesday to learn the techniques of batting, bowling, and scoring from members of the Schenectady-based Upstate New York Cricket Association.

May 17
UCARE Day set for Sunday

The Kenney Center's annual UCARE Day is set for Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. in Memorial Fieldhouse.

May 13
The 2017 Frank Bailey Prize

awarded annually to the senior deemed to have rendered the greatest service to the College in any field.

May 11
Visual Union talks scheduled

A visual arts symposium celebrating the College’s Visual Arts and Art History programs is set for next week.

May 4
Ready, set...Steinmetz

Nearly 500 students will showcase their intellectual and artistic prowess as part of the 27th annual Steinmetz Symposium

March 9
The sound of music

The College's choir is preparing for a trip to Europe for spring break.

March 9
Art installation series features Afrofuturist

Artist Stacey Robinson, whose work focuses on ideas of “Black Utopias” as spaces of peace away from colonial influence, is the fifth artist featured in the College’s Art Installation Series.

February 23
Union celebrates Founders Day

Campus celebrates the 222nd anniversary of the College’s charter and the 200th anniversary of Union’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter

February 9
From Union, with kindness

For the sixth straight year, the Kenney Community Center is sponsoring Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 1
A statement from President Stephen C. Ainlay

President Ainlay discusses the executive order temporarily banning citizens of seven majority Muslim nations from entry and in some cases re-entry into the United States.

January 26
Reading group forms for Afrofuturism exhibit

A new Schaffer Library exhibit, “Black Space: Reading (and Writing) Ourselves into the Future. A Celebration of the African Diasporic Imagination in Afrofuturism,” opens Jan. 31.

January 9
Local economy runs in part on Union

Union contributed $322.5 million to area economy in 2015 according to report by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

January 5
Bali mini-term combines art and culture

For three intensive weeks, 16 students were immersed in Balinese culture, studying with masters of traditional performing arts in gamelan (an orchestra of gongs and xylophones) and dance.

January 4
Tenure committee formed

An ad-hoc committee is reviewing the tenure of Roman Yukilevich, assistant professor of biology.