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Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to win Abel Prize

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Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to win Abel Prize

Karen Uhlenbeck, a Unitarian Universalist, made history this year when she became the first woman to win the prestigious Abel Prize for mathematics.

Andrea Dulanto | 7/8/2019 | Summer 2019

UUs protest Homestead child detention center

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UUs protest Homestead child detention center

Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2019

UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion

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UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion

Chanting “End mass incarceration!” and “Schools not cells!” about 1,000 Unitarian Universalists gathered in a public park in Spokane, Washington, for the General Assembly 2019 public witness event.

Elaine McArdle | 6/21/2019

Commission invites UUs to build a ‘truly hospitable’ faith

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Commission invites UUs to build a ‘truly hospitable’ faith

‘If we were able to fashion a UUA that could work for the person who had been the most marginalized among us, it would work better for everyone.’

Mary Byron, Natalie Fenimore, Cir L’Bert Jr., Elías Ortega, Leslie Takahashi | 6/17/2019 | Summer 2019

General Assembly 2019 asks, ‘What do we want our faith to be?’

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General Assembly 2019 asks, ‘What do we want our faith to be?’

In Spokane and in online groups, Unitarian Universalists will engage with questions of their religion’s purpose and future.

Elaine McArdle | 6/14/2019

Creating a greener General Assembly

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Creating a greener General Assembly

For seventeen years, UUA GA Director Jan Sneegas has led a green meeting revolution.

Elaine McArdle | 6/10/2019 | Summer 2019

Environmental taboos

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Environmental taboos

Perhaps there is a place for taboos in Unitarian Universalism.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 6/3/2019

The ball that didn’t break us

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The ball that didn’t break us

What Unitarian Universalists can learn from the handling of the controversial Thomas Jefferson costume ball at the 1993 UUA General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 5/27/2019 | Spring 2019

Rhode Island church hosts tenth annual LGBTQ prom for youth

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Rhode Island church hosts tenth annual LGBTQ prom for youth

250 teens and young adults attend tenth Born This Way Prom, sponsored by Channing Memorial Church’s Interweave group.

Elaine McArdle | 5/27/2019

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