Dec. 2010: Rhodes Scholar Aakash Shah Topic of Several Articles

Aakash Shah 2010, currently a student at Harvard Medical School, was the topic of several articles when he becamse the first Ursinus student to become a Rhodes Scholar in December 2010, including this article from The Bergen County Record: http://www.northjersey.com/news/112446794_The_real_world_will_be_his_lab.html

and the following front page story from The Philadelphia Inquirer: http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20101123_Ursinus_College_s_latest_success__Its_first_Rhodes_scholar.html

The Ursinus Rhodes Scholar is also noted in the newsletter for The Council of Independent Colleges on page 24:

http://www.cic.org/publications/independent/online/fall2010/fall2010.pdf

 


Dec. 22, 2010: Professor Goetz has Book Reviewed in Wall Street Journal

Stewart Goetz, Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, edited a book that was reviewed in the Wall Street Journal Dec. 22, 2010. “The Soul Hypothesis,” edited by Goetz and Mark C. Baker, Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University, is published by Continuum. “The philosophical essays collected in ‘The Soul Hypothesis’ seek, in a more up-to-date way, to reconcile the soul with the physical world. The book’s contributors set out this scientific challenge fully and engagingly, but they als-o expose its fallacies,” according to reviewer Andrew Stark, a professor of strategic managemetn at University of Toronto.


Student Affairs Group Honors Dr. Bobby Fong

INDIANAPOLIS – Butler University President Bobby Fong’s efforts to advance the quality of student life at Butler and throughout higher education will be recognized with a national award from NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Dr. Fong was named the 13th President of Ursinus College and will take office sometime after the spring semester. Read More»


Showcasing Photography of Robert Frank & Don Camp

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art showcases photography in two exhibitions this spring. Spaces, Places and Identity: Robert Frank “Portraits” will open Jan 18 in the Main Gallery, and run through April 17. Also opening Jan. 18 and running through April 17 in the Upper Gallery is the exhibition, Dust Shaped Hearts: Photographs by Donald E. Camp. Read More»