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Voices in the News
Each day, Union receives notices about alumni, students, and faculty who are making a difference in their communities, giving life to the Union mission to engage, enlighten, and empower. Here are just a few stories we’re following.

Joseph Bruchac, Ph.D., 1975
The Daily Gazette in Schenectady, NY, recently interviewed Dr. Bruchac, an award-winning author, storyteller, and musician who now “revels in the writings, readings, and rhythms of all things connected to his American Indian heritage.” Read Dr. Bruchac’s interview

Rep. Lyla Berg, Ph.D. 1994
The Asian Journal recently profiled Dr. Lyla Berg, a UI&U graduate and current State of Hawaii representative. She is a member of the Democratic Party and represents the 18th Representative District in the Hawaii State House of Representatives of the Hawaii State Legislature. Read more about Dr. Berg

Hilda Alcindor, Ph.D., 2000
Read the South Bend Tribune’s article on alumna Hilda Alcindor and her work as faculty dean of nursing science at the Episcopal University of Haiti. Hilda Alcindor article

Jawanza Kunjufu, Ph.D., 1984
Dr. Kunjufu recently presented a lecture on raising black children. Read more about Jawanza Kunjufu’s lecture

Dr. Amelia Bindas, Ph.D., 2001
Dr. Amelia Bindas, a Pinellas Park-based psychotherapist, strategy planner, and counselor, was recently profiled in the Pinellas Park Beacon. Read the complete profile

We encourage all alumni to become “Voices in the News” and mention Union Institute & University to the media in interviews and commentaries.

Dr. Bruce Bechtol, Ph.D.
UI&U Ph.D. alumnus Bruce Bechtol was recently featured on FOX News segment regarding North Korea.
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