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Student photographers help foster children find homes

A student photography class at Union University is helping teenagers in foster care find permanent homes through a project for The Heart Gallery of Middle Tennessee.


Students serve medical needs, share gospel in Nicaragua

Working in the MedFest medical clinic in Las Conchitas, Nicaragua, is more than an opportunity for Hannah McKnight to practice her nursing skills.

A senior nursing major at Union University, Hannah said the annual week-long mission trip in January also gives her a chance to talk about the gospel with hundreds of Nicaraguans.


Alumnus wins prize for collection of poems

Union University alumnus David Clark recently won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize for his poems.


GO Israel team builds relationships, shares gospel

Walking in the footsteps of Christ during January’s Global Opportunities Trip to Israel was an unforgettable experience for Paige Tang, a junior music major from Union University.


Alumna wins top prize for academic paper competition

An interest in Native American culture led Union University alumna Patricia Dawson to not only learn more about her family history but also win an award for her undergraduate research.


Honors Community sends seniors abroad to conduct research, present thesis

Two Union University seniors recently made significant academic achievements during research and presentation trips funded by the institution’s Honors Community.


Injured student receives support, encouragement from Union community

Four members of the Union University community completed a Tough Mudder obstacle course Sept. 14 to benefit a recently injured student.


Union student, alumnae minister to impoverished children in Haiti

Three days before her return flight home, Jennifer Bragg knew she could not leave Haiti.


Women’s soccer team takes first mission trip

When Union University’s Lady Bulldog soccer team embarked on its first mission trip Aug. 3-11, the team members expected plenty of physical hardships.


Union cyclists complete 2,600-mile trip

Three Union University upperclassmen pedaled down South Street July 23 in Key West, Fla., speeding toward the rocky coastline of the Straits of Florida.


Veterinarian becomes professor, leads anatomy class

Former Veterinarian Robert Wamble brings his skills to the biology department and the School of Nursing at Union.


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