Events under 'Academic'
Justice Not Served: Rev. Sun Myung Moon and the Danbury Papers
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
July 20th is the 37th anniversary of the day Rev. Sun Myung Moon began his 18 month sentence at the Danbury Federal Prison. Join us on that day to have a better understanding of the lamentable circumstances that led to injustice, rather than justice being served through the indictment, conviction, and imprisonment of Father Moon.
The event is co-sponsored by the American Clergy Leadership Conference and Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, USA. Check out the flyer below for more details!
Watch the recording of the event here.
Click here for the event flyer.
Fall 2021 - New Student Online Orientation
Monday, August 16, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fall 2021 - On-Site Registration
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
If you are unable to complete online registration or prefer to do it in-person, we invite you to come to our main campus anytime between 1 and 4 pm EDT to register for courses.
Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor
Fall 2021 - First Day of Classes
Monday, August 23, 2021
Unless otherwise specified, fall courses will begin the week of Monday, August 23.
Make sure you have obtained all necessary course materials before your courses and anything else you need to get ready for a great semester!
Faith, Interfaith and the Search for Peace
Monday, November 22, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bishop MunibYounan, former president of the Lutheran World Federation, and a president of Religions for Peace, is a Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, honored for his many decades of service to the promotion of ecumenical and interreligious dialogue and cooperation. A Palestinian Lutheran based in Jerusalem, Bishop Younan has been instrumental in promoting Lutheran-Catholic dialogue and reconciliation, culminating in an historic meeting with Pope Francis. His work throughout the Middle East has earned the respect of millions as he has built bridges among Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Druze populations.
Our program will include several additional panelists, along with a group of graduate students from UTS, engaged in exploring with Bishop Younan the important relationship between religion and peace, highlighting the importance of interreligious dialogue as an instrument of promoting mutual respect, understanding and recognition of shared values and ideals.
Guest Speaker Series sponsored by Theta Alpha Kappa, UTS Chapter, followed by a UTS Open House
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Guest Speaker Series sponsored by Theta Alpha Kappa, UTS Chapter, followed by a UTS Open House.
The program will feature main speaker Reverend Michael Morris, Pastor of the Regina Coeli parish Hyde Park, NY, along with a panel of UTS students.
Remarks by: Dr. Thomas Ward, UTS President
UTS Student Panel:
- Mrs. Katarina Connery, UTS DMin student
- Mrs. Mika Deshotel, UTS DMin student
- Mr. Mark Lincoln, UTS MA student
- Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed, UTS MA student
Faculty Roundtable December 2021
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
We invite you to join us for our next Faculty Roundtable event on Tuesday, December 14 featuring Dr. Charles Chesnavage, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Education. Dr. Chesnavage will speak on the topic "Digital Stories in Peace Studies" and "World Religion" Courses.
S!NERGY USA 2021
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The 2021 S!NERGY USA presentation competition is being co-hosted by International Association of Youth and Students for Peace USA(IAYSP), the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP), and the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS). This national competition is open to students and young adults ages 18-30 living in the United States.
Can a Christian Receive the Marriage Blessing and Still Maintain their Christian Faith?
Friday, January 07, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday, January 7
7-8:30 pm EST
Spring 2022 New Student Orientation
Monday, January 24, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An online orientation for new students entering the Spring 2022 semester will take place on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 1 pm EST.
New students will receive further information directly from the Office of Admissions.
First Day of Classes
Monday, January 31, 2022
Unless otherwise specified, Master-level courses will begin the week of Monday, January 31, 2022. Make sure you have obtained all necessary course materials before your courses and anything else you need to get ready for a great semester!
Unification Theological Seminary Research Day
Saturday, March 05, 2022
Unification Theological Seminary President Dr. Thomas J. Ward has set March 5, 2022 as the date for the first Unification Theological Seminary Research Day. Students and Faculty alike are invited to present an Academic Poster that focuses on one of their current research project or projects in development.
Faculty Roundtable: International Law, Sovereignty, and Military Intervention
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
International Law, Sovereignty, and Military Intervention
Faculty Roundtable April 2022
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We invite you to join us for our next Faculty Roundtable event on Tuesday, April 16 featuring Dr. Andrew Wilson, Director of Scriptural Research and Professor of Scriptural Studies, on the topic "The Victory of the Cross."
"Never Defeated": Father Moon in Danbury
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Family Federation USA, Tribenet, and UTS will co-sponsor an historical event on July 19, 2022, commemorating the 38th Anniversary of Father Moon's entrance into Danbury Prison on July 20, 1984.
Join us as we listen and learn from Dr. Peter Kim who served as Special Assistant to Father and Mother Moon during this important chapter in Unification and in American history.
Dr. Thomas Walsh, President of UTS and Chairman of UPF International, will conduct this historic interview with Dr. Peter Kim. This event is for family and friends, as well as religious, civic, and academic leaders.
A special opportunity for all!
Registration is not required for this event.
Click here to save the event in your Google Calendar (if you have a Google account)
Faculty Roundtable - Insights into the Wolli Wonbon, Reverend Moon's Original Divine Principle Text
Thursday, December 15, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, December 15, at 7 pm ET for our next Faculty Roundtable program featuring Dr. Andrew Wilson, Director of Scriptural Research and Professor of Scriptural Studies, on the topic "Insights into the Wolli Wonbon, Reverend Moon's Original Divine Principle Text."
47th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 27, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Unification Theological Seminary's 47th Annual Commencement Ceremony will be held at our main campus in New York City on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 2 pm ET. In addition to the presentation of the master and doctoral degrees, an honorary doctorate degree will be conferred upon Former European Commissioner and Special Envoy for Religious Freedom, Hon. Ján Figel'.
For those unable to join us in person, we invite you to register to receive the Zoom link for the livestream.
We look forward to having you join us in celebration of this year's graduation class on May 27!