News (Page 5)

News (Page 5)

Community Forum on Genome Editing

UniLu member Erin Cram, associate professor of biology at Northeastern University, spoke to the Community Forum about genome editing on January 24, 2016. Thanks to Erin for a fascinating presentation and for sharing the slides from her talk!

In Memory of Helmut Koester

We give thanks for the life of the Reverend Professor Dr. Helmut Koester, who died at home on January 1, 2016. He was 89 years old. One of the nation’s foremost scholars of the New Testament and early Christianity, Helmut Koester began teaching at Harvard Divinity School in 1958, and continued to teach at both HDS and the Harvard Extension School through the fall of…

In Memory of Alice Argon

We give thanks for the life of Alice Argon, who died of cancer on Sunday, December 13, 2015. In a letter to the congregation, Pastors Kathleen Reed and Kari Jo Verhulst wrote: Alice was a devoted member of UniLu and held many leadership roles, especially in worship, where she served as a deacon, intercessor, planner, and composer of the liturgical prayers. Her…

2015 Inkspot Published

The 2015 edition of the Inkspot, UniLu’s annual newsletter for members and alumni/ae, is now on its way to mailboxes across the world. This issue features an account of the youth trip to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit by high school student Alice Tracey; campus ministry news from Pastor Kathleen Reed, Pastor Kari Jo Verhulst, Jessica Chicka of Boston…

In Memory of Jeremy Kremer-McNeil

Amy Kremer, Taylor McNeil, and Emily Kremer-McNeil shared these words: Jeremy Alexander Kremer-McNeil, age 15, of Arlington, Massachusetts, died on September 4, 2015. Jeremy is the beloved son of Amy Kremer and Taylor McNeil, and brother of Emily. He is also survived by his grandmother, Esther Kremer; aunts Betsy (Kremer) Lane and Jenny (McNeil) Foerster; uncle Randall…