UC Hosts 15th Annual Fringe Festival

Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center

The 15th Annual Ursinus Fringe Festival kicks off Wednesday (Sept. 17) with acts homegrown and directly from the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. All events are free, and no reservations or tickets are necessary for performances. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Read More»


Motivational Messages Kick Off Kindness Week

kindnessweek

Kindness Week, the feel-good campaign that is the work of Fighting for Ophelia, got underway with its signature supportive messages chalked on sidewalks across campus. Other activities for the week include signing the Kindess Pledge, sending candy to friends, and decorating cookies. Read More»


Family Day in Photos

Family Day 2014

Ursinus students and faculty welcomed families to campus Sept. 13. Despite rain, families enjoyed visiting, activities, chatting with administrators and mostly, viewing students’ achievements – from Summer Fellows to Study Abroad students.  Read More»


Faculty Spends Summer in Hong Kong to Share Expertise

Ursinus faculty Talia Argondezzi and Jennifer Round in China with Hong Kong Baptist Director of General Education A.Reza Hoshmand

Two Ursinus faculty members shared their expertise in innovative teaching and course design with faculty at Hong Kong Baptist University this past summer. The visit was part of a broad strategy to globalize the Ursinus campus, and fits with China’s move toward the liberal arts in higher education. Read More»


Polarization Panel to be Shown on PCN

Politics Panel

PCN will broadcast Wednesday’s panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. In the Philadelphia area, PCN is available on Comcast channel 186 and Verizon channel 9. Read More»


A Community Responds

Bobby Fong

Bobby Fong most enjoyed hearing the life stories of students, alumni and community members. If they were fortunate, Bobby, a powerful storyteller himself,would share with them stories of his childhood in Oakland’s Chinatown. As a son of Chinese immigrants, he recalled asking his second grade teacher to explain the game of baseball. As the story goes, the teacher told Bobby that if he wanted to understand American life, he needed to learn about the sport. He did so with a passion. Read More»