In This Issue...
(The following magazine stories and special features are published in the News and Events section of the website.)
Living Pollution: Invasive Species Could Foul the Adirondacks
On a warm, overcast spring day, Peter Tobiessen steadied the redwood canoe he built himself and dropped a customized metal garden rake into Collins Lake in Scotia, N.Y. “You wanted weeds?” the biology professor emeritus asked, chuckling as he pulled the tool to the surface. “Here you go.”
Wearing Guns on Her Wrists: Alumna Makes Bracelets from Firearms (Special Web Feature)
When you turn weapons into jewelry, people notice. You get interviewed by O Magazine, Time, the CBS Evening News, Yahoo! News, and The Chicago Tribune. You get mentioned in a New York Times op-ed piece. You receive messages from strangers.
College Plot: A Resting Place of History
Each year while walking the campus, thousands of visitors see names from Union’s history: Nott, Raymond, Potter, Webster and Jackson to name a few. Little known, however, is that many of the familiar campus names are also on headstones in Schenectady’s Vale Cemetery. The College plot is a record of our history and well worth the four-block walk from campus.
- Helping Women in Ethiopia
- Alum's Ancestor Helped Popularize Adirondacks
- P.I.O of the Capitol Police
- Surviving a Bombing
Ever wonder what Union professors are up to when they aren't teaching? Just about everything as it turns out: